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

Photographic works from notable contemporary and historic photographers, many of whom participated in programs at The Center for Photography.
The Erie Canal Collection comprises a set of financial documents and cultural materials relevant to the Erie Canal digitized by the American Museum of Finance.
This collection consists of issues of Mountain Echo dating between 1953 and 2003.
This collection contains several issues of the Tahawus Cloudsplitter magazine, dating between 1943 and 1971.
This collection consists of every issue of the Coltonian between 1941 and 2005.

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