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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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Dates: 1917 - 2015
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
Record Group — Box: 1
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
Sub-Group — Container: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 3
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
Overview Correspondence, reports, and publicity relating to the establishment and maintenance of the Dome Island Memorial Sanctuary.
Dates: 1916 - 1996
File — Box: 1, Item: 1-2
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
Content Description The Engineering, Science, and Management War Training (ESMWT) Program records include enrollment reports, course outlines, class experiments, certificates awarded, budgets and accounts, statistics, correspondence, and other materials relating to the program.
Dates: 1940 - 1945
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
Abstract Records pertaining to Erwin Miller's work with the Adirondack Mountain Club's Conservation Committee.
Dates: 1970 - 1990
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
Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
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
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
Overview Harold Clark Martin was the fourteenth president of Union College, serving from 1965 to 1974. Dr. Martin served as president during an era of change in higher education throughout the United States and at Union College. In addition, it was during Dr. Martin’s presidency that Union College first admitted female students in 1970. This collection includes his personal and professional papers, photographs, and newspaper clippings about the life and work of Harold Clark Martin and his wife Elma...
Dates: 1917 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980
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
Collection — Box: 1
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
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
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
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
Scope and Contents The John Bigelow Papers consist of the extensive correspondence of Bigelow and his family, as well as his scrapbooks, and many of his writings.
Dates: 1816 - 1955
Collection — Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Sheet of 70 Audubon stamps, mounted on cardboard with signature of postmaster general
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
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
File — Box: 1
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...
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
- Special Collections and Archives 44
- Adirondack Research Library 22
- Nature conservation -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Park 5
- Women 5
- 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
- General Electric Company -- History 3
- New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865 3
- Schenectady (N.Y.) 3
- Student Organization 3
- Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.) -- History 3
- American poetry -- 20th century 2
- Black-and-white photography 2
- Coeducation 2
- College fraternities 2
- Cross-country skiing 2 ∧ less
- German 3
- Schaefer, Paul, 1908-1996 6
- Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970 4
- Riedinger-Johnson, Noel 3
- Adirondack Park Agency (N.Y.) 2
- Martin, Harold C., 1917-2005. Pres. UC 1965-1974 2
- New York (State). Department of Environmental Conservation 2
- Pilcher, Edith, 1928-2018 2
- Sayre, Mortimer F., 1885-1973. Prof. UC 1914-1955 2
- American Association of University Women. Schenectady Branch 1
- Anonymous 1
- Apperson, John S., Jr., 1878-1963 1
- Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks 1
- Baker, Robert, UC Prof. 1973- 1
- Benjamin, Paul L. 1
- Chabat, Brian 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 ∧ less