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

This collection contains artifacts relating to the history of the Dudley Observatory.
Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical school and become a physician. The collection includes images of Dr. Blackwell and her writings dating to the late 19th century
A collection of mineral samples, artifacts, and photographs relating to the history of mining in Essex County
Photographs relating to the history of Rochester General Hospital during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.