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

Historical photographs and documents related to Catskill, NY.
Photographs and ephemera relating to Lakewood, New York in the early 20th century.
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.
This collection contains photographs and documents relating to noted Buffalo citizen Thomas B. Lockwood and the University at Buffalo Library dedicated to him.
The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.