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

The Ernie Simon Collection includes his personal collection of “Port Remembered” photographs.
The photographs include a number of street views and houses in Delhi, New York. Also included are a number of images of the Frank Farrington home on Elm Street, with pictures of his family. A series of images of a military camp appear to date from 1919 in Camp Lee, Virginia.
Photographs relating to the history and development of Geneva, New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.