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

A large collection of color photographs of Adirondack buildings taken by Barbara Parness and given to Adirondack Architectural Heritage.
This collection contains photographs and documents relating to noted Buffalo citizen Thomas B. Lockwood and the University at Buffalo Library dedicated to him.
Photographs of tug and tow boats that powered the movement of freight along the Hudson River in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Historic images of people, places and events in Tuxedo Park.
Photographs and documents relating to the Twentieth Century Club, a women’s club founded in Buffalo in the late 19th century to promote education and the arts.