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

Ted Schuelke was a Liverpool, New York resident and his photograph collection is comprised of pictures taken in the immediate Liverpool area and in the Adirondacks.
Photographs and documents relating to the Syracuse Free Dispensary which operated from 1888-1964.
The Skaneateles Photograph Collection documents various areas within and around Skaneateles Village and Town through photographs, stereographs, and photographic postcards.