Collections

Abby and Will Csaplar Lake George Collection
This collection contains images of Lake George, New York.
Almquist Green Lakes Collection

The Green Lakes Collection is mostly comprised of photographs that belonged to Arvin Almquist, who was Superintendent of Green Lakes State Park from 1928 to 1948.

View of Mt. Morris (Big Tupper) from a distance

This series contains photographs that document the various stages of Mt. Morris, or “Big Tupper,” as well as Big Tupper’s predecessor, SugarLoaf Ski Center.

Camp Russell Boy Scouts Collection

This collection contains items from Camp Russell, a Boy Scout camp located in the Southwestern Adirondacks, dating from the early 1900s through the camp's closure in 2014.

Childwold Photograph Collection
A collection of photographs relating to the Hamlet of Childwold, New York in the Adirondacks.
George Whitfield Butts Photograph Collection
A collection of photographs taken by George Whitfield Butts, documenting his visits to the Adirondacks.
John Champney Photograph Collection
A collection of photographs depicting Adirondack "stickman" and carpenter John H. Champney in the late 19th and early 20th century.
John S. Apperson Jr. and Paul Schaefer Collections
A collection of photographs, pamphlets, letters, and other materials highlighting 20th century citizen political activism, grassroots conservation, daily life, and outdoor recreation in the Adirondacks in New York State.
Jones Beach, High Hill Beach and The Wantagh Parkway

Photographs, color slides, documents and show tickets relating to the creation and design of the Jones Beach State Park complex.

Kay Flickinger Dockstader Papers, 1910-1995
This collection contains photographs with personal descriptions taken by Kay Flickinger Dockstader during the 1930s through the 1950s of the Adirondack Mountains, regional scenery, and members of various outdoor clubs hiking, skiing, and camping.
Lake Placid Public Library Photograph Archive
This collection consists of historical photos, newspaper articles, postcards, and some personal notes of people, places, sports, and businesses pertaining to the Town of North Elba and Village of Lake Placid as created by Town and Village Historians Mary MacKenzie (1964-2001) and Beverley Reid (2001
Lantern Slides - Palisades Interstate Park Commission

Glass lantern slides from the late 1910s and 1920s depicting landscapes, plants, and wildlife in park lands.

Map Collection
This collection contains a map of Sacandaga Park in 1905.
Montauk Fishing Collection
Historic photographs and maps of fishing in Montauk.
Moss Lake Camp Photograph Collection
Moss Lake Camp was a girl’s camp in the Adirondacks during the mid-to-late 20th century. This collection of photographs depict the Camp, campers, and counselors, as well as various sporting activities.
Diving into the Hudson River

Images and historical documents related to the history of the Palisades region and the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey.

Sacandaga Park, NY Postcard Collection
This collection contains a selection of postcards depicting various sites around Sacandaga Park.
Steinmetz Digital Collection of Schenectady
The Steinmetz Collection of Schenectady tells the story of Dr. Charles Steinmetz, General Electric's Chief Engineer in the 1890s and early 1900s.
Wayne Tucker Postcard Collection
This collection is comprised of postcards, trade cards, and other ephemera relating to Schenectady County and other nearby areas.