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

Items from the personal papers and library of abolitionist, suffragist, and peace activist Emily Howland, including her collection of political pamphlets, posters, and program documents.
Photographs, letters, artwork, textiles and other possessions belonging to the Hasbrouck family.
Images of New Paltz residents, events, and landmarks.
A collection of Oswego City Directories from 1852 to 1929.