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

The Crouse Hospital History collection contains black & white and colored photographs of Crouse Hospital and the staff and students who resided there from the late nineteenth through twentieth centuries.
Cure Cottages, offering rest and fresh air, were used as a tuberculosis treatment in the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection of photographs depicts many of the Cure Cottages of Saranac Lake.