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.
Papers of Dr. Albert Leffingwell, including diaries, letters, and manuscripts from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Materials relating to John and Margaret Bard and Reverend James Starr Clark, which illustrate the beginnings of St. Stephen's College, Trinity Church and School, and Trinity Academy.
Buffalo address books and family directories from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
A collection of photographs represent graduating classes of Albany College of Pharmacy from the late nineteenth to the early-twentieth centuries.

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