The Adams Ropewalk collection contains a typescript history of the company up until 1932, a 1957 6-page Insurance Survey of [the] Property of Mr. Guy P. Adams with photographs of the Ropeworks and office building, newspaper clippings that document a roof collapse in 1958, and 22 b&w photos that document the exterior and interior of the ropeworks, its machinery, and employees.
This collection contains about 500 manuscript pages of Lockwood's various lectures, including some from the time of her campaign for president; newspaper clippings about her; an 1879 diploma presented to Lockwood when she was allowed to practice law before the United States Supreme Court; and an 1889 passport.
Carl Company Collection, 1891 - 1991 2.5 Cubic Feet (6 boxes) or vertical materials, 33 ledgers, and 1 box of oversized ephemera and photographs
Douglass Crockwell collection,, 1897,1976, bulk 1934-1968 30.1 cubic feet (1 document box, 1 oversize box, and 96 Mutoscope boxes)
Eva Coo Collection, 1934-1936, 1934 - 1936 2 cu. ft. and 1 vol.
Harry Thaw Collection 1890-1914 (bulk 1906-1908), 1890-1914 (bulk 1906-1908) 0.25 Cubic feet + 1 volume
Includes some of Thaw's letters to his lawyer, A. Russell Peabody, from the Tombs prison and Matteawan State Hospital; portions of the trial transcript; letters to Thaw; photographs of Peabody and letters by him; and a large scrapbook (45 x 33 x 10 cm.) of newspaper clippings about the murder and its aftermath, including extensive coverage of Thaw's wife, Evelyn Nesbit Thaw.
Hudson River Steamboats articles, 1857 - 1940 Three ring binder of 200+ copied newspaper articles
James Byard, Jr. Papers, 1832-1939, 1832 - 1939 1.25 Cubic feet
Scrapbooks (7) of newspaper clippings relating to Byard's career. Two of them contain clippings of the Eva Coo murder case, 1934. In addition there are family papers, 1832-1870, mainly deeds and legal papers.