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

The Christopher Collection includes images representing a historical snapshot of the people and places around the towns of Van Buren and Lysander, and the Village of Baldwinsville, New York, collected by Anthony J. Christopher Sr., a Baldwinsville, native.
This collection contains materials related to the history of the city and county of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley from the 17th century to the present.