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.
This collection is composed of photographs of Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY.
Postcards depicting Ellenville landscapes, architecture, and daily life.
This collection contains photographs and postcards that share the history of the Village of Endicott.
Photographs and documents reflecting the growth of education in the New Paltz area from early Huguenot days through the twentieth century.