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

Items pertaining to the women's suffrage movement in New York State, 1848-1917.
This collection contains publications by the Oswego Historical Society from 1899 to 1976.
Scrapbooks containing meeting minutes, programs, brochures, newspaper clippings and photographs concerning a late 19th and early 20th century women’s suffrage organization in Ithaca, New York. Some materials reference New York State and national suffrage matters.
The Proceedings provide a record of land disposed or acquired by the State of New York, including lands for New York’s canal system.
A collection of card index finding aids to the Monroe County Mail Newspaper, Fairport Herald Newspaper, and the Town of Perington, New York records from the 19th century through to the mid-20th century.