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

The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.
This collection is comprised of postcards, trade cards, and other ephemera relating to Schenectady County and other nearby areas.
This collection contains photographs of homes and streets located in Schenectady, New York area.
A collection of photographs of horse drawn wagons and carts in Potsdam, New York.
A collection of photographs of automobiles in Potsdam, New York