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

In 1972, Hurricane Agnes caused the Genesee River to flood. This collection of photographs depicts the flooding of Letchworth State Park and Geneseo.
The Floral Fete Collection contains souvenir programs, photographs, postcards, stereoviews, articles, and ephemera from Saratoga’s floral parades.