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

This collection contains images of Lake George, New York.
This collection consists of letters and marginalia of Samuel Clemens, artifacts associated with him and photos having to do with Clemens' time in Elmira and the family and friends that comprised his circle.
A collection of postcards featuring Russell, NY.
This collection contains photographs of homes and streets located in Schenectady, New York area.
Seneca Ray Stoddard produced many images of the Adirondack area which encouraged tourism and the creation of the Adirondack State Park.