Collection Facts

Extent: 
991 items
Dates of Original: 
1973 -1974
Collection Owner:
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

This collection is a result of a project commissioned by the Adirondack Museum to have Richard Linke photograph historic and significant sites in the Adirondack Park from 1973 to 1974. These sites include both man-made and natural areas that played significant roles in the exploration of the park from 1820 to 1900. Richard Linke is a photographer and was Professor of Photography at Skidmore College for 35 years.

Scope of Collection

The collection consists of black-and-white photographs depicting Adirondack Park in the early 1970s. The subjects of these photographs include nature preserves, special interest scenic and geological areas, historic areas and structures, and historic routes and trails.