The Adirondack Research Library collects the records of conservation organizations and outdoor clubs. These are primarily administrative records which document larger policy decisions used in land-use management, environmental policy and how people interact with the outdoors. For more information on other records held by the Adirondack Research Library, please see this website.
The Citizens’ Northway Committee was a non-partisan group of concerned citizens who lobbied for the Champlain Route during the planning and construction of the Adirondack Northway. The collection contains articles, correspondence, maps, pamphlets and studies.
In 1939, John S. Apperson purchased Dome Island on Lake George to protect it from development. The Dome Island Memorial Sanctuary records contain scientific data, preservation plans, surveys, evaluations and other materials about the administration of the island and on Lake George in general.
The Archives of the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks include reports, letters, maps, conference proceedings and other records pertaining to every substantial issue which has confronted the Adirondack Park and the Forest Preserve since 1901. It is arranged chronologically and is fully indexed.