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

The Crouse Hospital History collection contains black & white and colored photographs of Crouse Hospital and the staff and students who resided there from the late nineteenth through twentieth centuries.
The Rochester General Hospital School of Nursing was one of the earliest nursing schools in the United States. This collection includes class photographs and portraits of the graduates, spanning the School’s inception in the late-19th century  through its closure in the mid-20th century.
Photographs and documents relating to the Syracuse Free Dispensary which operated from 1888-1964.
This collection contains photographs sharing the history of the College of Saint Rose, including its students and faculty.