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

Aerial photographs of the Cary Institute lands and arboretum.
Heart's Delight Farm in Chazy, New York was a state-of-the-art farm in the early 20th century. This collection includes blueprints and maps depicting the farm and its buildings.
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.
A collection of photographs depicting Adirondack Park taken by photographer Richard Linke in the early 1970s.