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

Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.
The collection features text documents highlighting the history of General Electric and its founders.
A collection of photographs of the people, towns, and countryside of the southern Genesee Valley region during the late nineteenth to late twentieth centuries.
Historic postcards depicting homes, businesses, street scenes, and landmarks in Goshen, NY.
The Gridiron is the annual yearbook of St. Lawrence University, founded in 1856 in the town of Canton in St. Lawrence County, New York.