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Content Description Adirondack Council correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and other records documenting legislative efforts to protect the Adirondacks from acid rain.
Dates: 1982 - 2003
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract Correspondence, reports, and publicity relating to the establishment and maintenance of the Dome Island Memorial Sanctuary.
Dates: 1916 - 1996
Abstract 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
Abstract Records pertaining to Erwin Miller's work with the Adirondack Mountain Club's Conservation Committee.
Dates: 1970 - 1990
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Flickinger Family Papers include correspondence, Shew House records, films, and ephemera.
Dates: 1909 - 2009
Content Description The George D. Davis papers consist of Adirondack Study Commission reports, Adirondack Park Agency records, materials related to the Commission on the Adirondacks in the 21st Century, correspondence and special reports by the Adirondack Land Trust, USDA Forest Service records and correspondence, Davis Associates project files, correspondence with the Department of Environmental Conservation and other records relating to land use management.
Dates: 1968 - 1994
Abstract 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
Scope and Contents Architectural plans created by Paul Schaefer during construction and renovation of houses and munipical projects in the North Country and Town of Niskayuna.
Dates: 1955 - 1985
Abstract 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
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
Abstract 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
Abstract Deeds and photostatic copies of maps showing Loines family purchases of tracts of land in the North West Bay in Lake George, NY in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1905 - 1934
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract The Noel Riedinger-Johnson papers measure .77 cubic feet and span 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
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
Abstract 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
Scope and Contents Materials related to the work of Per Moberg while employed with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as a member of the Sierra Club and in other advisory committees spanning the years 1892 to 2009. The collection contains unit management plans and drafts, photographs, transcripts, lectures, publications, maps, meeting agendas, reports, minutes, printed materials, position papers and official correspondence dealing with environmental issues in New York's Forest Preserve.
Dates: 1892 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1967 - 2001
Abstract The records of Protect the Adirondacks!, Inc. measure 60 cubic feet and date from 1901-2012. They consist of organizational records, subject files, audio-visual recordings, publications, and other materials pertaining to environmental issues as addressed by Protect the Adirondacks!, Inc. and its predecessor organizations, the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks (AfPA) and Residents' Committee to Protect the Adirondacks (RCPA). Also included are records of the education arm of the...
Dates: 1901 - 2012
Content Description The papers include correspondence, planning records, legislative and agency reports, photographs, postcards, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings related to the approval process, planning and environmental impacts of the Olympics.
Dates: 1974 - 1980
Content Description The collection consists of the records of the Schenectady Wintersports Club and documents skiing and other outdoor activities in New York's Capital District and Vermont. Administrative records consist of meeting minutes, financial records, membership lists, agreements, constitutions, bylaws and lists of officers. General records include newsletters, printed materials, historical files, information on ski lodge construction, photographs and miscellaneous materials from the years 1929 to 2002.
Dates: 1929 - 2002
- Nature conservation -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Park 6
- Adirondack Forest Preserve (N.Y.) 4
- Adirondack Park (N.Y.) 4
- Adirondacks (N.Y.) 4
- Land use -- Planning -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Park 4
- Nature conservation -- New York (State) 4
- North Country (N.Y.) 4
- Environmental degradation -- Adirondack Park (N.Y.) 3
- Environmentalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century 3
- Black-and-white photography 2
- Cross-country skiing 2
- Environmental policy -- New York (State) 2
- Johnsburg (N.Y. : Town) 2
- Lake George (N.Y. : Lake) 2
- Lake George (N.Y.) 2
- Schenectady (N.Y.) 2
- Acid rain -- Environmental aspects 1
- Adirondack Forty-sixers (Organization) 1
- Adirondack Mountain Reserve (N.Y.) 1
- Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) 1 ∧ less
- Schaefer, Paul, 1908-1996 7
- Adirondack Park Agency (N.Y.) 3
- Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970 3
- New York (State). Department of Environmental Conservation 3
- Riedinger-Johnson, Noel 3
- Pilcher, Edith, 1928-2018 2
- Adirondack Council 1
- Apperson, John S., Jr., 1878-1963 1
- Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks 1
- Coggeshall, Almy D., 1917-2009 1
- Coggeshall, Robert 1
- Couch-Sa-Chra-Ga Association 1
- Dockstader, Kay Flickinger, 1910-1995 1
- Flacke, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1933-2018 1
- Jerry, Harold A., Jr., 1920-2001 1
- Jerry-Wolcott, Jocelyn 1
- Loines, Mary Hillard, 1
- Melewski, Bernard C. 1
- Miller, Erwin 1
- Moberg, Per O., 1920-2011 1 ∧ less