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Results:  4 Items
 
Date Coverage:
1965-1996
Extent:
12  cubic ft.
Abstract:
Papers written by John J. Mather from 1965 to 1996
 
 
Date Coverage:
1863-1996
Extent:
20.21  cubic ft.
Abstract:
The collection documents the history of the YWCA of Albany, which was founded in 1888 by a group of women led by Mrs. Acors Rathbun in order to provide housing and recreational activities for young women searching for work. Through the years, the organization expanded to include classes, childcare, athletics, essay contests, teen issue programs, and an annual awards dinner honoring women. Strengths include the extensive photographic material and meeting minutes from the board of trustees and directors. The collection is weakest at the beginning and end of the YWCA of Albany's existence.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1992-2006
Extent:
2.29  cubic ft.  and 68 mb of electronic records (size before being reformatted to PDF files)
Abstract:
Campus Action was formed in April of 1992 as a multi-cultural, multi-issue organization with a mission to promote activism and support activist organizations on university campuses in New Yorks Capital Region.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1817-2012
Extent:
18.84  cubic ft.  plus films and audio recordings
Abstract:
The Norman Studer Papers document his career as both an educator and ardent Catskill folklorist. The collection includes significant material relating to his work as director of the Downtown Community School in New York City and Camp Woodland in the Catskills.