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.
Photographs and ephemera either donated or lent to the Nyack Library by Winston C. Perry, Jr. This includes images of local landscapes, architecture, people, and events.
The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.