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

The photographs include a number of street views and houses in Delhi, New York. Also included are a number of images of the Frank Farrington home on Elm Street, with pictures of his family. A series of images of a military camp appear to date from 1919 in Camp Lee, Virginia.
The Santa Clara Logging Company, run by President Ferris Meigs, was a leader in timber conservation in the Adirondack region. This collection of photographs depicts the Santa Clara Logging Company and Meigs family.
Photographs and technical drawings of gardens designed by Landscape Architect Fletcher Steele in the 20th century.
This collection of nursery orders offers insight into what plant materials were being used over 6 decades from 1916 when Fletcher Steele began his landscape architecture practice to 1971 when he passed away.