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

This collection contains digitized versions of the College's 16mm Film Collection which includes films of early College activities and a variety of other subjects such as a family vacation, product demonstrations, and maple syrup operations as well as footage of the 1910 fires at Paul Smith's Hotel and Branch and Callanan building Saranac Lake, New York.
The Skaneateles Photograph Collection documents various areas within and around Skaneateles Village and Town through photographs, stereographs, and photographic postcards.