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

Historical pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and fliers detailing the early history of Long Island.
Photographs of an African American community in Syracuse, New York that were collected as part of a photo-documentation project.
This collection contains numerous photographic portraits of various members of the Beede family, as well as images of home and business occupied by the family.
Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Big Flats and Chemung County.