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

Folk Art and Artist Collection


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains folk art collected from Upstate New York and other regions.

Hurricane Irene Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs documenting Hurrican Irene in Mo

Hurricane Sandy Collection


Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Photographs of Hurricane Sandy in Mastic Beach, Mastic and Shirley, NY.

Utica Zoo Collection


Utica College - Center for Historical Research

The Utica Zoo has been a community center for over 100 years. This collection of photographs documents the Zoo and its activities, particularly in the latter half of the 20th century.