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

Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.
This collection contains North African Postcards of Jewish women, children, and families dating back to the early 20th Century.
The Dunham Family History collection contains portraits, photographs, and various documents saved by the Dunham family.
Class pictures from St. Stephen's and Bard College.