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

Papers of Dr. Albert Leffingwell, including diaries, letters, and manuscripts from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Class pictures from St. Stephen's and Bard College.
Photographs and documents relating to Good Shepherd Hospital in Syracuse, New York, throughout its existence from the late-19th century to mid-20th century.