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

Photographs of an African American community in Syracuse, New York that were collected as part of a photo-documentation project.
Photographs, documents, and ephemera reflecting the history of Dutchess Community College.
Documents pertaining to the history, significant locations, and events primarily within the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley communities.
Diverse oral histories from Nyack community members.
Documents, maps, images, and ephemera related to the village of Piermont, New York.