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

The Emporium Lumber Company was a logging company located in Conifer, New York in the early 20th century. This collection of photographs relates to their logging and railroad business.
This collection contains items that share the history of the Feeder Canal and the people involved.
Historic postcards related to the canals of New York State and Canada (1902-1948), from the collection of F. Channing Soule, an instrumental figure in establishing the Canal Society of New York State.