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

This collection consists of issues of SUNY Canton's Agricola and Paysonian yearbooks dating between 1911 and 2016.
The Rochester General Hospital School of Nursing was one of the earliest nursing schools in the United States. This collection includes class photographs and portraits of the graduates, spanning the School’s inception in the late-19th century  through its closure in the mid-20th century.
Photographs, documents, and other materials relating to the founding and history of Syracuse University College of Law.
The Syracuse Central High School collection contains class photographs and diplomas from the late-19th century to mid-20th century.
This collection contains photographs and documents relating to noted Buffalo citizen Thomas B. Lockwood and the University at Buffalo Library dedicated to him.