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

This collection contains items from Camp Russell, a Boy Scout camp located in the Southwestern Adirondacks, dating from the early 1900s through the camp's closure in 2014.
The Champlain Canal Collection contains images of the construction of Lock # 2 on the Champlain Canal near Mechanicville, New York.
Photographic and illustrated postcards relating to Naples, New York in the Finger Lakes region. In particular, the images highlight the natural features of the area, especially Canandaigua Lake throughout the early to mid-20th century.
Primary sources relating to the historical significance of Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, NY.
The Steinmetz Collection of Schenectady tells the story of Dr. Charles Steinmetz, General Electric's Chief Engineer in the 1890s and early 1900s.