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

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.
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.