Creator Attribution:Fort Orange Council, Inc., Boy Scouts Of America;Troop 73, Boy Scouts Of America, Voorheesville, New York;Troop 1, Boy Scouts Of America, Voorheesville, New York;
Collection Owner:Voorheesville Public Library
Scope of Collection
Howard C. Coughtry, Scoutmaster of Troop 73, the creator of this collection was a carpenter, farmer, and outdoorsman, who wrote newspaper articles for the Altamont Enterprise about the troop’s civic and recreational activities for many years and gathered the articles into over 100 binders from the Sixties to the Nineties. The collection also includes photographs, administrative files, including correspondence, charter applications, rosters, broadsides, and some ephemera about the troops. The collection, 18 boxes, (6 cu. ft.), also includes some material of the predecessor group, Troop 1 (1920-1928).