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

This collection contains photographs of the Clifton Park and Halfmoon areas, particularly their connections to the Erie Canal.
Postcards with views of Troy, New York and surrounding areas. The bulk of the collection is unmailed and dated 1900-1920.
The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.