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

Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Big Flats and Chemung County.
Historical photographs of the village of Chatham and surrounding towns and hamlets.
Photographic postcards documenting the town of DeRuyter and surrounding areas in the early to mid-20th century.
Historic photographs, advertisements, and maps of social life on Montauk.