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

This collection includes selected yearbooks from Crouse Hospital's School of Nursing, as well as its predecessor institutions at Syracuse Memorial Hospital and Crouse-Irving Hospital.
The Siena College Historic Photographs Collection includes photos and drawings depicting academic, athletic and student life at Siena College.
Historical materials relating to Virgil Crisafulli, a Utica College Professor, U.S. Navy veteran, and local politician.