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

The collection features text documents highlighting the history of General Electric and its founders.
Photographs, books, articles, papers, World War II items and poetry from Jane Secor’s personal collection.
Photographs and documents relating to the Syracuse Free Dispensary which operated from 1888-1964.
Collection of photographs taken from 1957 through 1968 of various buildings and grounds of Willard Psychiatric Center. The black-and-white photographs contain detailed studies of various buildings of the hospital, many of which have been since torn down