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

The  Jackson Health Resort was a renowned health treatment facility in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This collection contains photographs and documents relating to the facility and its treatments.
This collection contains photographs from James B. Preston, who was a Professor of Physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.
Photographs, books, articles, papers, World War II items and poetry from Jane Secor’s personal collection.
This collection contains design drawings produced byJohn B. Jervis (1795-1885), America's leading consulting engineer of the antebellum era (1820 - 1860).
This collection contains photographs and scrapbooks from Justus F. Mueller that relate to his research and career as a Professor of Microbiology at Syracuse University and SUNY.