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

Photographic postcards documenting the town of DeRuyter and surrounding areas in the early to mid-20th century.
The Emporium Lumber Company was a logging company located in Conifer, New York in the early 20th century. This collection of photographs relates to their logging and railroad business.
This collection contains images documenting the inventors and inventions of the GE Research Laboratory from 1900 - 1990.
Historic postcards from Merrick, NY.
A leading business in Elmira, NY for more than 80 years, Thatcher Glass once produced 50 percent of the milk bottles in the United States, pioneering sealed glass bottles and automated bottle production. The collection includes archival material such as design drawings, correspondence and other company documents.