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

Items from the papers of historian Elsie Gutchess, including primary and secondary materials relating to the history of women in the United States.
Photographs, artifacts, and ephemera related to the Deyo Cookingham Family.
Historic photographs of towns in Suffolk County, NY.
Historic items relating to the local history of Nyack and surrounding areas.