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

The Skaneateles Photograph Collection documents various areas within and around Skaneateles Village and Town through photographs, stereographs, and photographic postcards.
Historic postcards related to the canals of New York State and Canada (1902-1948), from the collection of F. Channing Soule, an instrumental figure in establishing the Canal Society of New York State.
A collection of photographs of the town of Placid Lake, New York.