Hudson Area Library

Hudson Area Library

51 N. 5th Street
Hudson, NY 12534, United States
518-828-1792
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.

Recently added Collections

The City of Hudson Postcards collection, 1900 - 2010, bulk 1905

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.

Albert Clements Papers, 1924 - 1962

Albert E. Clements Papers documents the literary career of Hudson resident, writer, novelist, and poet; consisting of personal documents, typescript drafts, reviews, and a few newspaper articles.

The Papers of Columbia Memorial Hospital, School of Nursing, 1925 - 1996, bulk 1950 - 1979

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 City of Hudson collection, 1820-2018

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.