Adirondack Research Library


ARL Blog

Each month, the ARL Blog focuses on a different topic from their collections. Read and view photographs from the Kay Flickinger Dockstader Collection, Documentary Film Archives, Louis Curth Papers, Jeane Robert Foster Papers and much more here.

Online Resources

Discover a thorough list of links to Adirondack museums, libraries, historical sites, online collections database, finding aids and more here.

Apperson and Schaefer Collections on New York Heritage

Explore through detailed records of 500+ photographs, letters and other documents that showcase the John S. Apperson and Paul Schaefer Collections.

Grassroots Activism and the American Wilderness

Visit this website that showcases themes and material available for further exploration in the John S. Apperson Jr. Papers and the Paul Schaefer Collection held at the Adirondack Research Library of the Kelly Adirondack Center at Union College in Schenectady, New York. The materials in these collections provide unique insights into 20th century citizen activism, grassroots environmental campaigns, daily life, and outdoor recreation in the Adirondack region of New York State.