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

A collection of photographs, pamphlets, letters, and other materials highlighting 20th century citizen political activism, grassroots conservation, daily life, and outdoor recreation in the Adirondacks in New York State.
Photographs, documents, and other materials relating to the founding and history of Syracuse University College of Law.
Newsletters, newspaper articles, publications, meeting minutes and scrapbooks chronicling the history of the League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization from the early 20th century to present day.
A collection of reports, minutes, and scrapbooks relating to New York State chapters of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, the bulk of which relate to the Unadilla, New York local union.