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

This collection contains photographs which depict the Plattsburgh Normal School, which operated as a school for the training of teachers until 1948 when it became the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
The Port Washington Main Street Collection brings together photographs, postcards, and other historic materials that reflect the rich past of this community nestled between Manhasset and Hempstead Bays.
A collection of photographs of firefighters, fires, and firefighting vehicles in the Potsdam area.
This collection consists of issues of the Potsdam Normal Magazine published between 1897 and 1902.