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

The Port Washington Maritime Collection features materials from the Local History Center that relate to the region’s rich maritime history and traditions.
Presbyterian missionaries visited many Adirondack lumber camps in the early 20th century. This collection of glass lantern slides depicts their visits at the camps, as well as the loggers and logging industry.
The Santa Clara Logging Company, run by President Ferris Meigs, was a leader in timber conservation in the Adirondack region. This collection of photographs depicts the Santa Clara Logging Company and Meigs family.
This collection contains photographs relating to the Donnan Farm area in Galway, New York.