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Leah Catharine Deyo Jessup Collection

Elting Memorial Library - Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection

Leah Catharine Deyo was born in New Paltz, NY in 1818 and resided in the Hudson Valley until her death in 1849.

John and Katia Jacobs, descendants of Leah Catharine preserved a collection of her correspondence, daguerreotypes, clothing and photographs. They generously donated it to the Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection at the Elting Library in the 1980s.

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Refugees Starting Over Collection

SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Cayan Library

Over the past four years, Dr. Kathryn Stam, Faculty at SUNY Poly, has been gathering media and multimedia chronicling the lives of Refugees who have settled in Utica NY. This work has been gathered as Refugees Starting Over, which has hosted events, and provides a web presence featuring many images and videos.  We are attempting to meaningfully describe and curate the collection so that materials can lead to further understanding of the culture and customs.

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Cloudsplitter

Northern New York Library Network

Dates of Original: 1943 - 1971

The Tahawus Cloudsplitter was a periodical magazine that recorded life in the village and mines of Tahawus, New York. It was “published by the MacIntyre Development of the Titanium Division, National Lead Company, Tahawus, New York in the interest of the employees and their families”. Space was allocated in every issue for each department at the mine, church news, the YMCA, sports, the Women’s Club, library, fire department, as well as other events, such as free French and English classes and the formation of the Tahawus Flying Club.

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Maria College Glee Club Collection

Maria College

Dates of Original: 1967

The Maria College Glee Club of the 1960s and 1970s was led by Director/Conductor, J. Robert Sheehan, and included the Religious Sisters of Mercy and students of the College.

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