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

The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.
This collection contains items relating to the World’s Fair.
This collection contains documents and images of sheet music that was played during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.
The Women of Fayetteville collection comprises images of Fayetteville women and their activities dating back to the 19th century.