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

A collection of photographs dating between 1870 and 1900 depicting numerous houses and great camps, major bodies of water, and portraits of Adirondack residents and tourists.
Collection of photographs showing various Adirondack scenes that includes people, towns, landscapes, camps etc. Images were taken in the 1890s.
Elon Howard Eaton (1866-1935) was a noted ornithologist and author of Birds of New York. This collection includes papers related to his research, correspondence, and genealogical materials, as well as photographs of Eaton.
A collection of photographs depicting Adirondack "stickman" and carpenter John H. Champney in the late 19th and early 20th century.