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

The State Reservation at Niagara is the oldest state park in the United States, officially established in 1885. The collection includes photographs, advertisements, blueprints, maps, letters, and other documents relating to the development and use of the Park.
Mid-20th century photographs of Lockport, New York by Edwin Polster.
Photographs, maps, and postcards documenting the history of Mastic Beach, NY.
Historic photographs and advertisements of Farmingdale, Long Island.
This collection consists of images of businesses and industries located in and around Watervliet, N.Y. in the early 1900's.