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

Items from the papers of historian Elsie Gutchess, including primary and secondary materials relating to the history of women in the United States.
A collection of SUNY Oswego yearbooks, The Ontarian, from 1922 through 2005.
Historical materials relating to Virgil Crisafulli, a Utica College Professor, U.S. Navy veteran, and local politician.