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

A collection of various documents pertaining to the Clarkson family of Potsdam, New York
Military Memories & Veterans' Voices was a program held at the Library on December 3rd, 2017. The collection consists of five oral histories and photographs.
Photographs, documents, and other materials relating to a prominent Mohawk Valley family during the the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Watercolor paintings, photographs, and engravings from the collection of Thomas R. Bayles.
Historical materials relating to Virgil Crisafulli, a Utica College Professor, U.S. Navy veteran, and local politician.