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

Documents and photographs relating to African-American history in the early United States.
This collection contains digitized versions of the College's 16mm Film Collection which includes films of early College activities and a variety of other subjects such as a family vacation, product demonstrations, and maple syrup operations as well as footage of the 1910 fires at Paul Smith's Hotel and Branch and Callanan building Saranac Lake, New York.