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

This collection contains materials related to the history of the city and county of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley from the 17th century to the present.
The Christopher Collection includes images representing a historical snapshot of the people and places around the towns of Van Buren and Lysander, and the Village of Baldwinsville, New York, collected by Anthony J. Christopher Sr., a Baldwinsville, native.