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

The Champlain Canal Collection contains images of the construction of Lock # 2 on the Champlain Canal near Mechanicville, New York.
Historic photographs of towns in Suffolk County, NY.
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 Port Washington Main Street Collection brings together photographs, postcards, and other historic materials that reflect the rich past of this community nestled between Manhasset and Hempstead Bays.