Bigelownians of the Week: The Bigelows!

Bigelownians of the Week: The Bigelows!

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The Bigelow Family We at Schaffer Library recently had the delightful experience of hosting the extended Bigelow Family for a weekend reunion and celebration. As you may be able to tell, we’ve been pretty big on Bigelow since the publication of our website, so it is always exciting to meet people who are just as […]

Bigelownians of the Week: The Bigelows!

Bigelownian of the Week: Sinclair

Upton Sinclair With this week’s Bigelownian we honor the ornery side of our favorite nonagenarian with this letter to Upton Sinclair. Sinclair is well known today for his stomach-churning exposé of the Chicago meat-packing industry, The Jungle. …

Bigelownians of the Week: The Bigelows!

Bigelownian of the Week: Pinchot

As Union College rolls out the red carpet for its first ever Adirondack Week, we highlight Gifford Pinchot, a man who put a distinctly American spin on the notion of forestry and in the process helped birth the U.S. conservation movement.