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

The Port Washington Library History Collection contains images from the planning and construction of the library in the mid-1960s to life and library activities that have taken place since that time.
In 1798, seven and a half acres were set aside for a public square in the center of the village, which is documented in this collection through photographs and other documents.
This collection consists of issues of the Panorama dating between 1950 and 2006.
A collection of yearbooks from Clinton Community College
A collection of postcards of Clinton Community College and related sites on Lake Champlain.