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

This collection includes documents, images, and ephemera relating to the hamlet of Tappan.
A leading business in Elmira, NY for more than 80 years, Thatcher Glass once produced 50 percent of the milk bottles in the United States, pioneering sealed glass bottles and automated bottle production. The collection includes archival material such as design drawings, correspondence and other company documents.
Watercolor paintings, photographs, and engravings from the collection of Thomas R. Bayles.
Postcards with views of Troy, New York and surrounding areas. The bulk of the collection is unmailed and dated 1900-1920.