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

This is a collection of photographs of Elmira College dating from the founding in 1855 through the mid-Twentieth century.
Photographs, letters, maps, drawings, and documents relating to the War of 1812.
A collection of Oswego City Directories from 1852 to 1929.
Canisius College Archives and Special Collections contains historic records and artifacts related to the institution. This exhibits samplings from the collections.
This collection contains artifacts relating to the history of the Dudley Observatory.