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

Photographic and illustrated postcards relating to Naples, New York in the Finger Lakes region. In particular, the images highlight the natural features of the area, especially Canandaigua Lake throughout the early to mid-20th century.
Primary sources relating to the historical significance of Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, NY.
The State Reservation at Niagara is the oldest state park in the United States, officially established in 1885. The collection includes photographs, advertisements, blueprints, maps, letters, and other documents relating to the development and use of the Park.
This collection consists of images of businesses and industries located in and around Watervliet, N.Y. in the early 1900's.