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

The Green Lakes Collection is mostly comprised of photographs that belonged to Arvin Almquist, who was Superintendent of Green Lakes State Park from 1928 to 1948.
Early 20th century posters created by the American Humane Association to promote the “Be Kind to Animals” campaign.
This collection contains yearbooks from SUNY ESF's main campus, dating from 1915 to present.
This collection contains photographs of residential areas of Albany, New York.
The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.