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

This collection contains photographs of the Clifton Park and Halfmoon areas, particularly their connections to the Erie Canal.
A large collection of color photographs of Adirondack buildings taken by Barbara Parness and given to Adirondack Architectural Heritage.
Photographs relating to the history of Rochester General Hospital during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.