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

The West Hempstead Local History collection contains photographs pertaining to the history of the West Hempstead area.
The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.
The Women of Fayetteville collection comprises images of Fayetteville women and their activities dating back to the 19th century.
Photographs and documents relating to women’s suffrage. The items in this collection are from or connected to Seneca Falls, New York.