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On November 21, 1868, under the guidance of Dr. Ebell, sixty-two people, mostly teachers, alumni, and students from the Albany Female Academy (known today as the Albany Academy for Girls) met in the school to form the Albany Chapter of the Dana Natural History Society. The Society was named in honor of Dr. James Dwight Dana a famous geologist, mineralogist, and zoologist from Yale College. This collection contains materials such as newspaper clippings, member written articles, histories, documents from meetings and proceedings, scrapbooks, photographs, letters, awards, and other ephemera.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Mohawk Chapter
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 by women who had strong patriotic feelings, but were frustrated by their exclusion from organizations allowing only men to honor their patriotic ancestors. Eligibility in this organization is open to any woman age eighteen and older who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution. The charter for the Mohawk Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was granted in April, 1895. Fifteen prominent women in Albany, New York began the organization. One of 126 chapters across New York State, the Mohawk Chapter NSDAR continues to be active in the Capital District and includes over seventy members. This collection contains historical information, membership lists and yearbooks, correspondence, printed materials, a few photographs, subject files, and scrapbooks.
This collection documents the history and activities of the Albany Chapter of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., a women’s organization devoted to voluntary charity work. The Junior League of Albany was founded in 1917 and has played an active role in the community since then. The collection consists of historical information, correspondence, newsletters, subject files, audiovisual materials and scrapbooks.