1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY
1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY

Frank Casier Papers


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This collection documents Frank Casier's, and his fellow local residents, campaigns against the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) Act and the actions of the Agency from the 1970s through the 1990s.


Casier, Frank
Date Coverage:
21 cubic ft. (about 21 boxes)

Frank Casier and his wife Audrey were long-time residents of Saranac Lake in the Adirondack Region of New York. Beginning in 1976, Casier served as co-publisher of The Adirondack Defender, published in Defense of the People of the Adirondacks. He also founded the Adirondack Defense League in 1977.

The collection contains correspondence, letters to the editor, clippings, select issues of The Adirondack Defender, subject files, reports, flyers, political advertising, and video cassettes.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

Frank, Audrey and David Casier donated the collection to the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives in 2015

Processed by: unprocessed

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Published: 2018-03-06 06:35:35 -0500

EAD file created, 2014

Encoded in EAD by Jodi Boyle, 2015

Archival materials can be view in-person during business hours in our reading room, located on the top floor of the Science Library on the Uptown Campus.

We can also deliver digital scans for remote research for a fee.

Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. While it is likely that portions of the collection may be viewed, access must be managed by an archivist.

Copyright Statement

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Frank Casier Papers, 1974-1994. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Casier Papers).