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

The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.
Photographs and postcards depicting early industries in New Hartford, New York during the late 19th century to mid-20th century.
This collection contains materials related to the history of the city and county of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley from the 17th century to the present.
This collection is comprised of the historical records of the Fonda, Johnstown, and Gloversville Railroad.