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

Allan Herschell Company catalogs from the 20th century depicting amusement rides and devices.
Gar Wood was a successful speedboat racer and business owner. This collection relates to his racing career and his business,GarWood Industries, which specialized in building motorboats.
The Skaneateles Photograph Collection documents various areas within and around Skaneateles Village and Town through photographs, stereographs, and photographic postcards.