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

This collection contains photographs relating to the Donnan Farm area in Galway, New York.
The Fayetteville Free Library Postcard Collection is a representative sample of postcards, featuring historic images of the Fayetteville village streetscape dating back to the early 19th century.
This collection contains images documenting the inventors and inventions of the GE Research Laboratory from 1900 - 1990.
Ted Schuelke was a Liverpool, New York resident and his photograph collection is comprised of pictures taken in the immediate Liverpool area and in the Adirondacks.
The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.