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

A collection of photographs, pamphlets, letters, and other materials highlighting 20th century citizen political activism, grassroots conservation, daily life, and outdoor recreation in the Adirondacks in New York State.
Documents relating to the Amherst League of Women Voters in the mid to late 20th century.
This collection contains publications by the Oswego Historical Society from 1899 to 1976.
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.