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

Historical photographs of the village of Chatham and surrounding towns and hamlets.
The Chittenango Landing Historic Photograph collection represents a historical overview of Chittenango Landing and the surrounding areas that had significant importance to the canal boat industry in the middle section of the Erie Canal.
A collection of photographs and published materials relating to the history of Clarkson University
This collection contains maps of the College of Saint Rose campus from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.