THE ADIRONDACK RESEARCH ROOM
The Adirondack Research Room hours are Monday- Friday 10:30am - Noon & 1:00 - 5:30pm.
Appointments are recommended.
Curator: Michele Tucker
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.
In our collection:
Todd, Lundy, Street, Headley, Murray, Hammond
Donaldson, Hochschild, White, Campbell,
Landon, Masten, Adirondack Country,
local and oral histories
MAPS, ATLASES, GAZETTEERS, GUIDE BOOKS
French, Stoddard, Wallace, Sanborn
Tuberculosis, Logging and Forestry, Adirondack Geology
Colvin, Forest Commission, Forest Fish and Game Commission
Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks reports,
Early hotel circulars, hundreds of others of Adirondack historical importance
Lundy, Donaldson, Reben and other local biographers and historians
Forest and Stream, Journal of the Outdoor Life
Forest Leaves, Adirondack Life, ADK Publications,
Directories, Saranac Lake High School Yearbooks
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON COLLECTION
3500 glass plate negatives
4500 catalogued photographs; Distin,
Kollecker, Stoddard, Baldwin
1200 lantern slides
Over 2500 Adirondack postcards
GEORGE MARSHALL ADIRONDACK COLLECTION
Books, NYS Conservation Reports, Colvin Reports, Travel Guides,
Periodicals, Correspondences, Pamphlets,
Maps, Photographs, Lantern Slides