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

This collection features Acorn Stove trade cards from the collection of the Albany County Historical Association. The cards were created after 1850 to advertise Acorn Stoves, which were manufactured by the Albany company, Rathbone and Sard.
This collection of 12 maps range in date from 1851 to 1931 and show the logging operation of a local paper company as well as the development of roads, real estate, and the Adirondack Forest Preserve.
Corning Community College owns an autograph collection of over 100 noted statesmen, presidents, Revolutionary War heroes and authors including Henry Clay, Jules Verne, Theodore Roosevelt to name a few.