Hudson Area Library contains a variety of primary and secondary sources including rare documents and photographs, books, maps, oral histories, and other memorabilia of the City of Hudson beginning with the first settlement to the present. Additionally, there are sources pertaining to the history of Columbia County and New York State.
This postcard collection contributes to the collective, visual memory dedicated to the City of Hudson, New York. Beginning in the early 20th Century, these records depict living spaces such as Hudson street scenes, buildings, and landmarks, as well as infrastructures reflecting urban development (bridges, reservoirs, transportation, etc) of the City.
The Papers of Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH), School of Nursing documents a span of time from 1925 to 1996. The collection includes publications such as yearbooks, class books, and newspaper clippings. There are also a series of photographic materials.
The collection provides an interesting insight into the history of Hudson City from the 19th century to the present day. This collection is an inexhaustible source of information thanks to an astonishing range of documents: maps, copyright documents, music partitions, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, ephemera, and, photographs.