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Almy D. Coggeshall papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-041
Overview The Almy D. Coggeshall papers measure 2.52 cubic feet and were created during the years 1962-2009. They consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, and files on winter recreation in New York State with a focus on opposition to snowmobiles.
Dates: 1962 - 2009

American Association of University Women, Schenectady Branch records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier:  SCA-1150
Dates: 1917 - 2015

Arthur E. Newkirk papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-017
Overview The Arthur E. Newkirk papers consist of 3.3 cubic feet of records and date from 1903 to 2004. The collection includes Dome Island Memorial Sanctuary Committee records, correspondence, writings, and other materials documenting Newkirk's conservation work in the Adirondacks.
Dates: 1903 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1942 - 2004

Chabad at Union College

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RG-08-007-004
Dates: 2019

Charles Proteus Steinmetz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0142
Content Description The collection consists primarily of writings by Charles Proteus Steinmetz for General Electric and for publication, as well as research notes and ledgers. Topics include research in thermodynamics and steam turbines, fraternities, and national issues such as Socialism. The collection also includes several books owned by his father Karl, as well as a photograph and some assorted ephemera. Charles Proteus Steinmetz was born in 1865, and he was a mathemetician and electrical engineer. Forced...
Dates: 1852 - 1923

Couch-Sa-Chra-Ga Association, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-011
Overview The records of Couch-Sa-Chra-Ga Association, Inc. measure 2.75 cubic feet and date from 1964-1991. The collection includes correspondence, finances, audio-visual materials, and other records of the Association relating to its production of films about the Adirondacks.
Dates: 1964 - 1991

Edith Pilcher papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-075
Overview The Edith Pilcher papers measure 5.13 cubic feet and date from 1790-2007, with the bulk of the collection falling between 1980-2004. The papers reflect her work as a freelance writer outside duties as collection development chair of the Adirondack Research Library. The collection consists of research materials, correspondence, notes, photographs, and drafts of each of her four books on Adirondack History.
Dates: 1790 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2004

Ernst F. W. Alexanderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0001
Content Description The Ernst F. W. Alexanderson Papers document his pioneering electrical engineering work in radio and television at the General Electric Company. Files include reports, correspondence, notes, patent information, photographs, publications, and ephemera.
Dates: 1899 - 1978

Erwin Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-004
Abstract Records pertaining to Erwin Miller's work with the Adirondack Mountain Club's Conservation Committee.
Dates: 1970 - 1990

Glee Club records

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG08-006-020
Content Description The Union College Glee Club was one organization of the College Musical Association, which also contained the Banjo Club and the Mandolin Club. Records of the Glee Club of Union College. Recordings comprised of Master copies and published versions of the 1995 digital remaster of the Union College Glee Club's concerts of February 18 and May 16, 1973 and December 4, 1974. Photograph of Glee Club dated 1920.
Dates: 1920 - 1995

Harold A. Jerry, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-045
Overview The Harold A. Jerry, Jr. papers consist of 11.09 cubic feet and date from 1952-1995. The papers include environmental reports, correspondence, writings, and other records associated with Jerry's work as a government official working to prevent overdevelopment in the Adirondack Park.
Dates: 1952 - 1995

Harrison L. Wirt papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0413
Overview The Harrison L. Wirt papers date from 1898-1960, and measure .61 cubic feet. Found within the papers are patents, writings, correspondence, and other materials associated with Wirt's career as a gas turbine engineer at General Electric.
Dates: 1898 - 1960

Irving Kaufman Wildflower collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1172
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three bound artifacts which contain pressed wildflowers and plants of the Colorado and Rocky Mountain areas. One is dated 1896, gathered by Dr. H.G. Pershing, in Denver, Colorado, another is titled "Wildflowers of the Rockies," and the third it titled "Flora Alpina" with George T. Stevens named as the collector. Dates are approximate.
Dates: 1896 - 1920

Isaac W. Jackson collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-1121
Overview The Isaac W. Jackson Collection measures .89 cubic feet and span the years 1832-1878. The collection consists of diaries, notebooks, an account ledger, genealogical information, writings, newspaper clipping, and printed materials detailing the life and career of Issac W. Jackson at Union College.
Dates: 1832 - 1878

James Higgins papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1180
Dates: 1944

Jeanne Robert Foster collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0047
Overview The Jeanne Robert Foster Collection measures .95 cubic feet and was created during the years 1896-2004, with the bulk of materials falling between 1921-1970. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, poetry, photographs, and other records.
Dates: 1896 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1970

Jeanne Robert Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-037
Overview The Jeanne Robert Foster papers measure 12.5 cubic feet and date from 1854-2003, with the bulk of materials from 1930-1970. Materials in the collection include biographical information, correspondence, unpublished writings, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera.
Dates: 1854 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970

John James Audubon Stamp Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1176
Scope and Contents Sheet of 70 Audubon stamps, mounted on cardboard with signature of postmaster general
Dates: 1940

John L. Bourquin IV papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier:  SCA-1169
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of John L. Bourquin IV, alum of the Union College Class of 1945. Bourquin was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and studied in the Department of Engineering. His papers consist of photographs, ephemera, and records of his life as a student and alum of Union College. Additional accession added which is comprised of a porcelain ashtry and cup, both depicting the Union College seal and motto, with a golden edging.
Dates: 1942 - 1995

John Morris papers

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1171
Dates: 2019-07-27

John S. Apperson, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-012
Content Description The John S. Apperson papers contain 44 cu ft of correspondence, maps, charts, litigation, pamphlets and published materials, photographs, photographic negatives, slides, lantern slides, and audio recordings within 48 boxes and one Map Drawer. Digital surrogates of selected items have been created.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1899 - 1963; 1756 - 2004

John Savage papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier:  SCA-1175
Scope and Contents Papers from UC Class of 1799 John Savage, which the website of the Bibliographl Directory of the United States Congress tells us "...a Representative from New York; born in Salem, Washington County, N.Y., February 22, 1779; attended the common schools; was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1799; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1800 and commenced practice in Salem, N.Y.; district attorney for the fourth New York district 1806-1811 and 1812 and 1813; member of the State...
Dates: 1836

Kay Flickinger Dockstader papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-048
Overview The papers of Kay Flickinger Dockstader measure 4.11 cubic feet with the bulk of materials dating from 1910-1995. The collection consists of photographs, journal entries, trail notes, Otyokwa Club yearbooks, maps, and ephemera from her travels, predominantly in the Adirondacks.
Dates: 1865 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1995

Louis Curth papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-033
Overview The Louis Curth papers measure 12.87 cubic feet and date from 1885-2003. The collection consists of research materials used in the writing of "The Forest Rangers: A History of the New York State Forest Ranger Force" (1987) and includes manuscripts, reports, correspondence, photographs, and other records detailing forest ranger history as well as glimpses into Curth's career.
Dates: 1885 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2003

Martha Bradstreet Legal papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0687
Dates: 1795 - 1861

Mechanical Engineering Department Records

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG03-038
Dates: 1943 - 2019

New York State Conservation Council, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-026
Overview The New York State Conservation Council, Inc. records measure 1.89 cubic feet and were created during the years 1937-1989. The records consist of annual meeting minutes, reports, resolutions, and other records of the Council.
Dates: 1937 - 1989

Noel Riedinger-Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-080
Overview The Noel Riedinger-Johnson papers measure .77 cubic feet and spanm the years 1912 to 2013. The collection of personal papers includes research files, writings, articles, photographs, and other materials used in editing "Adirondack portraits: a piece of time," and other research on Jeanne Robert Foster and Paul Schaefer.
Dates: 1912 - 2013

Osmond D. Putnam photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-081
Scope and Contents Collection of 132 glass plate negatives, 150 photographs and information on images showing rural Adirondack life in the 1880s from the personal collection of Osmond D. Putnam (1861-1926). Sizes of the glass plates vary. Copy prints made from the glass plate negatives were used in Jeanne Robert Foster books, Neighbors of Yesterday and Adirondack Portraits. Original negative enclosures contain hand-written notes by Foster identifying the...
Dates: 1885 - 1986

Paul Schaefer collection

 Collection
Identifier: ARL-013
Overview The Paul Schaefer collection consists of ca. 62 cu ft of correspondence, maps, litigation manuscripts, legislative documents, pamphlets, circulars, published materials, photographic material, audio recordings, video recordings, and art prints. The collection is in good condition, however some of the material exhibits water or insect damage. The dates within the collection range from 1870 to1997, with the bulk of the collection falling between 1940 and 1997. This collection documents...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1997

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