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

Papers of Dr. Albert Leffingwell, including diaries, letters, and manuscripts from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Class pictures from St. Stephen's and Bard College.
The Dunham Family History collection contains portraits, photographs, and various documents saved by the Dunham family.
Depicts life in Saratoga Springs, New York from a "local" perspective as captured by photographer Harry B. Settle and a few aspiring photographers.
This collection contains North African Postcards of Jewish women, children, and families dating back to the early 20th Century.