Participating Organizations

CDLC Digital Collections contains material from a wide variety of organizations, which are listed below. To find out more about an organization and to view its collections, click on its name below.

Halloween Postcard Albany Institute of History and Art
A small sample from the library's collection of material related to the history of the city and county of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley from the 17th century to the present.

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Albany Law School Albany Law School
This collection represents the history of Albany Law School. In 1851 Albany Law School was founded making it the oldest independent school of law in the nation.

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D. & H. Railroad Station Postcard Altamont Free Library
Material related to the Village of Altamont, New York and surrounding area. The online collection contains material owned by the library and by the Village of Altamont Archives and Museum.

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Delmar Public Library Bookmobile 2 Bethlehem Public Library
This collection of historic photographs, postcards, and handwritten documents illustrates the history of the Town of Bethlehem, New York, located in Albany County. The online collection includes material owned by the library and the Bethlehem Historical Association.

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United Interlibrary Delivery Service Capital District Library Council
Selections from the Capital District Library Council's archives documenting CDLC's efforts to support area libraries since its founding in 1966.

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25th Annual Clambake, part 2, Jonesville, NY, 1922 Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
This collection samples photographs and other materials relating to the history of the Towns of Clifton Park and Halfmoon, Saratoga County, and held at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library.

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Class of 1929 Basketball Team The College of Saint Rose
This collection is a wide selection of materials from the College Archives depicting the history of the College, its students, faculty, campus, and spirit.

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Crandall Library 1931 Crandall Public Library, Folklife Center
A sampling from the Folklife Center's Folk Art and Artist Collection, as well as images from their 100,000+ photograph collection. Crandall Public Library is located in Glens Falls, Warren County, NY.

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Henry Hudson Planetarium brochure Dudley Observatory
The history of astronomy and the history of Albany are intertwined in the archives of this 150 year-old civic observatory. The items here document a major astronomical expedition to Argentina in 1909, and the visit of Princess Beatrix on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Henry Hudson's trip to Albany.

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View of Fort Plain from Prospect Hill 1879 Fort Plain Free Library
Images from the library's collection of slides of postcards and photographs of people and places of local interest. Current selections focus on the Erie Canal and Clinton Liberal Institute.

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Galway Public Library Notecard Fulton-Montgomery Community College
This collection is comprised of the historical records of the Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville Railroad.  It is the David F. Nestle Memorial Collection, donated to the Kenneth R. Dorn Regional History Study Center, located in The Evans Library, at Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

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Galway Public Library Notecard Galway Public Library
Selections from the Galway Public Library, Galway Preservation Society, and private collections depicting the local history of the Town of Galway.

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Inn of Jacob Crounse Guilderland Public Library
Publications and photographs related to the history of the Town of Guilderland.

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Hudson Valley Technical Institute Hudson Valley Community College
Photographs of individuals for whom buildings are named on the campus and additional photographs depicting the same individuals on the campus at building dedications and other significant campus events.

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Maria College groundbreaking ceremony. Maria College
A selection of items from the Maria College Archives that focus on the early days of the College.

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Colonel E. Ellsworth with his walking stick. Mechanicville District Public Library
A selection of items from the library's Colonel Ellsworth Collection. Colonel Ellsworth, who was from Mechanicville, was the first Union officer to die in the Civil War.

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Middleburgh Middleburgh Library
Index of Family Bibles held by Middleburgh Library. These images may be searched by family name and are useful for genealogical research.

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Decorated Bicycles Nassau Free Library
Material related to the Rensselaer County Fair, 1896-1910. The fair was held in Nassau.

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New York State Military Museum New York State Military Museum
Digitized copy of a yearbook of the Twenty-Seventh Division, United States Army, 1940-1941. Each man has been identified by his last name, rank and first and middle initials.

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Northville Public Library Northville Public Library
A selection of postcards from the local history collection in the library’s Sacandaga Room depicts various sites around Sacandaga Park.

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Sage Students in Lab The Sage Colleges
Images from the college archives of The Sage Colleges depicting the history of the College and its student life.

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Moving Books Saratoga Springs Public Library
A selection of items from the local history collection housed in the library's Saratoga Room. The materials in this collection help to tell the story of Saratoga Springs' colorful and unique history.

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Hotel Van Curler 1941 Schenectady County Community College
The Schenectady County Community College Special Collections relate to the founding of the College and to the two historic buildings on the campus, Elston Hall (the former Hotel Van Curler) and the Center for Science and Technology (previously a General Electric facility and the site of early television broadcasts).

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Grant of John Baker 1468-1470 Siena College
A selection from Siena College Library's collection of manuscripts, medieval documents and original leaves from manuscripts and early printed books, produced primarily in Europe between 1200 and 1685.

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Dr. Charles P. Steinmetz at his desk in Building 2 Steinmetz Collection of Schenectady
The Steinmetz Collection of Schenectady tells the story of Dr. Charles Steinmetz, GE's Chief Engineer in the 1890s and early 1900s. The Schenectady Museum & Suits-Bueche Planetarium, Schenectady County Historical Society, and Edison-Steinmetz Center have joined together to create the Steinmetz Collection of Schenectady, virtually uniting collections from three different institutions related to Steinmetz.

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Burnt Hills, New York, corner of Route 50 and Lakehill Road, 1950s Town of Ballston Community Library
This collection documents the history of the Town of Ballston.

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