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

This collection contains photographs of homes and streets located in Schenectady, New York area.
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.
The State Reservation at Niagara is the oldest state park in the United States, officially established in 1885. The collection includes photographs, advertisements, blueprints, maps, letters, and other documents relating to the development and use of the Park.