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

A collection of documents, including letters and exhibition announcements, and a photograph relating to Rochester artists in the late 19th century.
This collection contains photographs, postcards, advertisements, and artifacts pertaining to Adirondack boatbuilder John Henry Rushton.
This collection contains photographs and documents sharing the history of Rockville.
Photographic prints, glass plate negatives, newspaper articles, and postcards relating to Rhinebeck, N.Y.