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

This collection includes selected yearbooks from Crouse Hospital's School of Nursing, as well as its predecessor institutions at Syracuse Memorial Hospital and Crouse-Irving Hospital.
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.
This collection contains photographs sharing the history of the College of Saint Rose, including its students and faculty.