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

Photographs of the birth place and a manuscript of Walt Whitman.
Postcards depicting various street scenes and local landmarks of Washingtonville and Blooming Grove.
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.