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

This collection contains yearbooks from SUNY ESF's main campus, dating from 1915 to present.
The Skaneateles Lake Collection documents various locations around the Finger Lake, illuminating the lake's significance to health practice, recreation, and the environment.
The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.