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

City directories for Jamestown and Olean, New York dating from the late 19th to early 20th century.
Historic photographs from the Merrick Library.
A collection of Oswego City Directories from 1852 to 1929.
A collection of photographs of the town of Placid Lake, New York.
Photographs and business documents relating to the Waterbury Mill, a felt mill in Oriskany, New York in operation for over a century.