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

Mid-20th century photographs of Lockport, New York by Edwin Polster.
Photographs in this collection show the intensive process of the pouring of the disk and include imagery of the special railroad car that carried it across the country.
Photographs displaying the people and community activities of the Syracuse Polish Home in the 20th century.
Images of landscaping, tree plantings, employees and buildings around Mary Flagler Cary's Millbrook estate as well as her family's estate, Edgewood.