This collection includes family papers for the Bedlow, Corpron, and McRae families, who were related through marriage and adoption. The Bedlow family was originally from Massachusetts before settling in Plattsburgh, then Champlain, New York. The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial documents, personal papers, ephemera, and photographs.
Research notes compiled by Susan Bonynge Strange and Lucretia Booth Evans in researching the Foot(e), Booth, and Colt lines of their family trees. This collection contains correspondence, genealogies, and photographs.
This collection contains material regarding the Fort Orange Garden Club such as minutes and reports from meetings, genealogies, general histories, personal histories, membership lists, projects, flower shows, public works, newspaper articles, awards, magazines, scrapbooks, maps, memorabilia, photographs, and slides.
The majority of this collection includes the personal papers of Frank W. Rosell and his family. Correspondence and items regarding the works of Asher B. Durand are also present. Genealogies of several families are outlined.
Gardner Rand Papers, 1674-1897 2 boxes
This collection contains Rand’s personal papers including family correspondence, household bills and receipts, certificate of his marriage, and correspondence of Isaac McConihe.
Garvan-Brady Papers, 1893-1975 48 boxes
This collection consists mainly of business papers of Francis Patrick Garvan (1875-1937), Assistant D.A. in New York for 1901-1909, later lawyer and chairman of the Chemical Trust Fund Co.
Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880) was born in Greenfield, Saratoga County, New York. An American landscape painter and one of the Hudson River School artists, Gifford traveled extensively across New England and Europe for his subjects. This collection includes a scrapbook, correspondence, and a family genealogy. Seven sketchbooks and a paint box of Gifford’s were transferred to the Curatorial department.
Scott Dumont Goodwin (1845-1935) was the legal representative and attorney for a number of influential Albanians and others whose affairs and estates are represented in this collection. Also included is the correspondence and diaries of Lieutenant George Wait Goodwin U.S. Air Force, who was killed in France in 1918, and Edward S. Goodwin, Albany physician, Helen Goodwin Yale, and Louise Goodwin, who were all children of Scott Dumont Goodwin. This collection includes correspondence, diaries, accounts, and legal papers.
Hacker Family Papers, 1864-2000 7 boxes
Arthur Julius Hacker (1916–1999) and Marilynn Agnes Pyne (1918-2002) married in 1947. They had two children, both born in Albany: Craig Arthur Hacker (1951- ) and Arlynn Jean Hacker (1948- ).
Hun Family Papers, 1667-1961 11 boxes
The Hun family were descendants of 17th century Dutch settlers who became prominent and acquired property in and around the Albany area. This collection includes family papers.