Preliminary Guide to Environmental Sources
Salamanca Public Library
155 Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, NY 14779
- Salamanca Vertical File, 1917-1980.
1.5 cubic ft.
Reproduction note: Photocopy.
Clippings, pamphlets, and other material about Salamanca industries, urban renewal, churches, schools, government, and the Southern Tier Expressway. Also manuscript on U.S. Leather Company tannery, c.1949; list of charter members of John D. Hughes Post American Legion, Salamanca, 1919; and manuscript about reforestation in Salamanca, 1945.
Saranac Lake, NY
- Evans, Albert I. Papers, 1912-1960.
1 cubic ft.
Press releases he prepared concerning Adirondack sports, wildlife, personalities, accidents, construction, social news, and other topics, 1927-1942; correspondence concerning Adirondack sources, Saranac Lake earthquake, and writing assignments, 1927-1960; and clippings of his work and others on Adirondack news, World War I, the Titanic sinking, the 1932 Olympics, Robert Louis Stevenson, forest fires, and other topics, 1912-1954.
- Saranac Lake Free Library. Pamphlet collection, 1850-1985.
15.6 cubic ft.
Articles, reports, speeches, brochures, and other pamphlets on the Adirondacks; subjects include antiques, sports and recreation, legends, village histories, reminiscences, tourism, fish and wildlife, conservation, hotels, and Olympic games. Of note are bylaws and reports of the Adirondack Company, 1864-1872; bylaws, guides, and brochures of the Adirondack Mountain Club, 1924-1972; minutes, reports, and articles of the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks, 1902-1984; circulars, newsletters, reports, and handbooks of the Trudeau Sanatorium, 1910-1954; and catalogs from the Trudeau School of Tuberculosis, 1916-1919.
Finding aids: Item list.
320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
- Map Collection, 1833-1909.
13 v., 3 items
Originals and reprints of Beer's atlases for Saratoga County, 1866, for Saratoga and Ballston, 1876, and for Madison County, 1875; forestry maps of the Adirondacks and the Catskill preserve, 1888-1909; bird's-eye views of Saratoga Springs, 1874 and 1888; and a map and traveler's guide to the northeast states and Canada, 1833.
References: Marion Taub and Beatrice Sweeney. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RESEARCH MATERIALS ON SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK. Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Springs Public Library, 1977
- Scarsdale Audubon Society (Scarsdale, NY). Records, 1960-1968.
.5 cubic ft.
Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, brochures, reports, clippings, photographs, and other records pertaining to the Weinburg Nature Center and Wildlife Refuge and other programs of the Society.
- Scarsdale Public Library (Scarsdale, NY). Local history audio-visual
collection, [ca. 1920]-1960.
Medium: Motion pictures.
Medium: Sound recording.
Collection consists of a film of Scarsdale during World War II, 1946; a film of Scarsdale's fire, water, police, and waste departments in the 1920s; and a long-playing record, "The Scarsdale Story," 1960, produced by the Local History Committee of the Town Club.
55 Cayuga Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148
- Seneca County Miscellany, 1829-1971(ca.).
0.2 cubic ft.
Newspaper clippings, 1839; abstract of mortgages; miscellaneous 19th century MS.; souvenir programs and other publications; 1866 road warrant; pay notes, 1829; map of Seneca County, 1971. Also materials relating to Montezuma Wildlife Refuge, historic state markers, Willard State Hospital Centennial, Stanton House, Seneca Falls Agricultural Society, Seneca County Court Circuit, and the County Courier.
Finding aids: Folder list.
Port Henry, NY
- Sherman Free Library (Sherman, NY). Map collection, 1900-1971.
ca. 4 cubic ft.
Maps and line tracings of local iron mines and mines in Michigan, some produced by the Republic Steel Corporation, 1900-1971; parcel maps showing railroad, utilities, and private lands in Town of Moriah, 1919-1962; and subdivision maps showing water systems, sewers, and roads in the Town of Moriah, 1948-1955.
- Sherman Free Library (Sherman, NY). Photograph collection,
ca. 150 items.
Primarily photographs of iron mining and blast furnaces in Port Henry, with others of Crown Point, the village of Port Henry, boats, and Civilian Conservation Corps camps.