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

Photographic and illustrated postcards relating to Naples, New York in the Finger Lakes region. In particular, the images highlight the natural features of the area, especially Canandaigua Lake throughout the early to mid-20th century.
Materials relating to Thomas Flyer automobiles and the New York to Paris Race in the early 20th century.
Documents and images related to the creation and maintenance of the Nyack Turnpike.