Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

Images and documents relating to the Ulster County Fair held in Ellenville.
This collection contains a sampling of historic black and white photographs of Albany, New York.
The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.
The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.
A collection of yearbooks published at the end of the academic year. Starting in the early 1970's, the focus of the yearbook became the graduating class as opposed to the entire student body.