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

The Scoutmaster of Troop 73, Howard C. Coughtry, created this collection about the troop's civic and recreational activities.
A collection of pohotographs of the Clarkson family and their home
This collection contains photographs sharing the history of Russell Sage College.
Photographs displaying the people and community activities of the Syracuse Polish Home in the 20th century.
This collection contains photographs of the Sage College of Albany, with a large portion of the collection taken in the 1970s when the college was known as Sage Junior College of Albany.