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

A collection of photographs documenting the Jewish community in Buffalo and the Greater Niagara region from the early 20th century to present day.
This collection contains items related to Maria College.
A collection of reports, minutes, and scrapbooks relating to New York State chapters of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, the bulk of which relate to the Unadilla, New York local union.
Historic postcards of ecclesiastical buildings in Nyack, drawn from the collection of Robert Courtwright.
This collection includes yearbooks, student newspapers and other materials related to St. Patrick's High School.