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

The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.
This collection contains photographs and diaries of the Watson family, who are known for their involvement with the Memorial Art Gallery.
This collection contains yearbooks and alumni publications from the Whitesboro Central School District, including the "Che-Ga-Quat-Ka" high school yearbooks and "Wariors" junior high school yearbooks.
This collection contains issues of the Annual published between 1907 and 2010.