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

A collection of maps detailing the Western New York region in the mid-to-late 19th century.
Photographs and ephemera either donated or lent to the Nyack Library by Winston C. Perry, Jr. This includes images of local landscapes, architecture, people, and events.
The Women of Fayetteville collection comprises images of Fayetteville women and their activities dating back to the 19th century.