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

Photographs documenting all of the permanent September 11 memorials and monuments on Long Island.
This collection consists of every issue of the Centralian between 1951 and 2012.
This collection contains material on the history and development of Schenectady County Community College.
This collection is comprised of SUNY Poly student publications (The Factory Times, the Paper Sun, and The Snowflake), covering a period ranging from 1974 through 2010.