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

This collection contains photographs, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and sheet music relating to the history of the Crane School of Music dating between 1869 and 1993.
The Chittenango Landing Historic Photograph collection represents a historical overview of Chittenango Landing and the surrounding areas that had significant importance to the canal boat industry in the middle section of the Erie Canal.