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

Historic photographs of Hempstead, NY.
Items of local historic Interest from the collections of residents and other sources
This collection contains photographs of the Clifton Park and Halfmoon areas, particularly their connections to the Erie Canal.
The Erieville-Nelson Historic collections contains photographs that share the history of the Erieville and Nelson areas.
This collection contains images of postcards of Elston Hall, Hotel Van Curler, and the Western Gateway Bridge and surrounding area.