William Chapman White Memorial Adirondack Research Room

THE ADIRONDACK RESEARCH ROOM


 HOURS: 10:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 5:30pm, Monday through Friday

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

Telephone 518-891-0807
Email Michele: slfl.michele@gmail.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. Purchases are possible if warranted.


Tuberculosis Research List


 

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

Adirondack Research Center

 

Address: Saranac Lake Free Library
109 Main Street
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Phone: (518) 891-4190

Hours of Service

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday Hours:

September - May: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Memorial Day - Labor Day: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

We are closed for the following holidays:

New Year's Day, MLK Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day Weekend, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day