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

Finch, Pruyn and Company was founded in 1865 when Jeremiah and Daniel Finch, along with Samuel Pruyn, purchased the Glens Falls Company mill in Glens Falls, New York. The company was incorporated in 1900 and paper production began in 1905 and still continues to this day. The last river drive carrying logs from the Adirondack Mountains down the Hudson River occurred in 1950.
Photographs, slides, postcards, books, magazines and other miscellany documenting the history of Massapequa.
This collection contains photographs of the village of Ilion, New York that were affected by an urban revitalization project conducted from 1968-1972.
Historic photographs and maps of fishing in Montauk.
Historic photographs and maps showing land development in Montauk.