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

The John J. Burger Railroad Collection consists of extensive research material related to the Southern New York Electric Railway and other New York State railraods.
A collection of issues of the Jefferson Community College yearbook titled the Jeffersonian.
This collection includes sculptures created by Joesph Scala, who was an artist, professor emeritus of Syracuse University, and former director of Stone Quarry Art Park in Cazenovia, NY.