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

The South Shore Recreation collection consists of materials documenting Long Island’s tourism history.
Images of sports teams at St. Stephens, including team and individual player portraits.
A collection of postcards and photographs of Ward Manor in the 1920's. Ward Manor was a home for the poor and elderly as well as a summer camp for youth.
This collection is comprised of postcards, trade cards, and other ephemera relating to Schenectady County and other nearby areas.