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

Materials relating to John and Margaret Bard and Reverend James Starr Clark, which illustrate the beginnings of St. Stephen's College, Trinity Church and School, and Trinity Academy.
Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
This collection contains photographs and contextual information related to families in the upper Hudson Valley and southern Adirondack regions.
Photographs, books, articles, papers, World War II items and poetry from Jane Secor’s personal collection.
Photographs and documents relating to the Syracuse Free Dispensary which operated from 1888-1964.