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

Historic photographs of Hempstead, NY.
This collection contains photographs of the Clifton Park and Halfmoon areas, particularly their connections to the Erie Canal.
This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem, New York.
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.