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

The photographs include a number of street views and houses in Delhi, New York. Also included are a number of images of the Frank Farrington home on Elm Street, with pictures of his family. A series of images of a military camp appear to date from 1919 in Camp Lee, Virginia.
The Long Island Historic Postcard Collection consists of postcards of towns and villages in Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties of New York dating from the 19th and 20th centuries.
This collection contains photographs, documents, and a book sharing the history of the Town of Ballston.