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

The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.
Pictures, architectural drawings, and ephemera of the Pratt House and Webb Institute.
This collection contains photographs and documents surrounding the A & R Marshall, Inc.
Historical postcards of the Northport-East Northport community.
Historic photographs of various military installations on Montauk.