Research

2018 Summer Research Fellows

2018 Summer Research Fellows

Adirondacks focus of summer research fellowship program           Sanan Hajiyev ’19 and Anna Gagion ’19 are the latest recipients of a summer research fellowship program offered through the Kelly Adirondack Center. While digging through boxes of material at the Kelly Adirondack Center on the history of the New York State forest rangers, Anna Gagion ’19 was surprised to discover the paucity of information about women. “There haven’t been a lot of women in the profession, so I wanted to learn more,” said Gagion, an environmental policy and French major from Chappaqua, N.Y. Primarily using...

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Union receives grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to highlight the Adirondacks

Union receives grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to highlight the Adirondacks

  NOVEMBER 16, 2017 Union has been awarded a $250,000 presidential leadership grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen its Adirondack Studies initiative. The three-year grant will develop a new Adirondack mini-term, which will combine classroom work with experiential learning though guided trips to local communities, historic sites and places that will educate students about a region that has influenced writers, artists and philosophers. It will also help provide greater accessibility to the Adirondack Research Library, which is housed at the College’s Kelly Adirondack...

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Adirondack Research Library

Adirondack Research Library

  The Adirondack Research Library is a vibrant educational and research unit of the Kelly Adirondack Center which supports Union College’s educational mission.  The ARL actively collects and maintains a collection of archives, manuscripts, and published works documenting the Adirondacks, concentrating on all aspects of the conservation movement of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Research at the library is interdisciplinary in nature. The focus is not only on the importance of ecology, but also social and political issues impacting the...

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Adirondack Museums and Historical Sites

Adirondack Museums and Historical Sites

  The Kelly Adirondack Center has compiled this list to raise awareness of the many counties, towns, institutions, and organizations sharing their histories with the public at facilities throughout the Adirondacks. It is not a complete list. It is constantly being updated as new digital materials are made available.   Adirondack Experience, Blue Mountain Lake Adirondack History Museum Adirondack Interpretive Center of SUNY ESF Adsit Log Cabin Alice T. Miner Museum American Maple Museum Anderson Falls Heritage House Museum Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum Bartok Cabin Battle of...

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Adirondack Research Resources Online

Adirondack Research Resources Online

  The Kelly Adirondack Center has compiled this list of online resources to raise awareness of the many government agencies, institutions, and organizations sharing their digital collections. It is not a complete list. It is constantly being updated as new digital materials are made available.   Adirondack Experience Online Collections Database Adirondack History Museum Library Essex County History Digital Collections Adirondack Research Library, Kelly Adirondack Center, Union College Collection Finding Aids Grassroots Activism in the American Wilderness Paul Schaefer Collection...

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Announcing 2016 Summer Research Fellowships

Announcing 2016 Summer Research Fellowships

The Kelly Adirondack Center (KAC) funds two eight-week summer fellowships. The goal of the program is to support students doing scholarly work on the Adirondacks under the guidance of a faculty sponsor. Preference will be given to students submitting proposals for work using collections of the Adirondack Research Library (ARL). The Adirondack Research Library is located at the Kelly Adirondack Center in Niskayuna. It is the largest collection of materials about the Adirondacks outside the Park. The collections are particularly strong in the areas of conservation and environmental movements...

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