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The William Chapman White Memorial Room
Adirondack Research Center

  THE ADIRONDACK RESEARCH ROOM HOURS:
10:00am - 12:00pm   and   1:00pm - 5:30pm,
Monday thru Friday

Please be sure to contact Michele Tucker,
Curator of the ARR before visiting

Telephone 518 891 0807
Email Michele: micheleslfl@roadrunner.com

Materials in the Adirondack Collection do not circulate.  Strict rules set by the Adirondack Committee govern use of the Collection.  A copy of the rules is obtainable at the library.  The room is open to researchers at no charge.  The Adirondack Room welcomes gifts of letters, manuscripts, journals, albums, photographs, and other Adirondack historical materials for the documentation and preservation of our Adirondack heritage.  Purchase are possible if warranted.

Aerial view of former National Vaudeville Artists Hospital 
presently Saranac Village  at Will Rogers Retirement Faclilty.
#85.349

Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau Aerial view of Trudeau Sanatorium Dr. Trudeau's house and laboratory ca. 1894

In our collection:

ADIRONDACK CLASSICS
Todd, Lundy, Street, Headley, Murray, Hammond

 HISTORY
Donaldson, Hochschild, White, Campbell,
Landon, Masten, Adirondack Country,
local and oral histories

MAPS, ATLASES, GAZETTEERS, GUIDE BOOKS
French, Stoddard, Wallace, Sanborn

 REFERENCE MATERIALS
Tuberculosis, Logging and Forestry, Adirondack Geology
Botany, Zoology

 REPORTS
Colvin, Forest Commission, Forest Fish and Game Commission
Conservations Commision

 PAMPHLETS
Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks reports,
Early hotel circulars, hundreds of others of Adirondack historical importance

 MANUSCRIPTS
Lundy, Donaldson, Reben and other local biographers and historians

 PERIODICALS
Forest and Stream, Journal of the Outdoor Life
Forest Leaves, Adirondack Life, ADK Publications,
Directories, Saranac Lake High School Yearbooks

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON COLLECTION

 PHOTOGRAPHS
3500 glass plate negatives
4500 catalogued photographs; Distin,
Kollecker, Stoddard, Baldwin
1200 lantern slides

 POSTCARD COLLECTION
Over 2500 Adirondack postcards

George Marshall Adirondack Collection
Books, NYS Conservation Reports, Colvin Reports, Travel Guides,
Periodicals, Correspondences, Pamphlets,
Maps, Photographs, Lantern Slides

Historical Highlights

The Northern New York Library Network maintains a catalog of Tuberculosis-related Materials in the William Chapman White Memorial Room. 
To see their material click here.