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

Photographs and documents relating to The Junior League of Buffalo, a volunteer organization known for its community work in the Western New York region.
Over the past four years, Dr. Kathryn Stam, Faculty at SUNY Poly, has been gathering media and multimedia chronicling the lives of Refugees who have settled in Utica NY. This work has been gathered as Refugees Starting Over, which has hosted events, and provides a web presence featuring many images and videos.
Photographs and documents relating to the Twentieth Century Club, a women’s club founded in Buffalo in the late 19th century to promote education and the arts.