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Collections at the Chapman Historical Museum

Research Archive

The Chapman Museum Research Archive houses manuscripts, other archival materials and over 10,000 photographs that document the history of the Glens Falls region.  The archive is open for walk-in researchers on Tuesday & Thursday afternoons from 1 to 3 pm or by appointment.

 Glens Falls Race Track 19771320595.jpg

Glens Falls Race Track, ca. 1900

1977.132.595

Embarkation of Abercrombie.jpg 

Embarkation of General Abercrombie, Lake George, 1758

By F.C. Yohn, GF Ins. Co. Coll.

EmpireTheater89462.jpg 

Empire Theater, South Street, Glens Falls, ca. 1910

89.4.62

G F Academy 1920 girls basketball team 76 119 54.jpg 

Glens Falls Academy girls’ basketball team, 1920

76.119.54

 GAR Hall MeetingRoom 97 23 2.jpg

Meeting Room, GAR Hall, Glens Falls, ca. 1905

97.23.2

Hall Ice Cream 771221.jpg 

Hall’s Ice Cream, Maple Street, Glens Falls, ca. 1925

77.12.21

KendrickandBrown19783502.jpg 

Kendrick & Brown mill employees, Glens Falls, ca. 1900

1978.35.2

RockwellHouse84165.jpg 

Rockwell House, Bank Square, Glens Falls, 1922

84.16.5

The Battle of Rogers' Rock.jpg 

The Battle of Rogers Rock, 1758

By Jean Leon Gerome Ferris

GF Ins. Co. Coll.

Halfway House and parking lot 1982 031 0005.jpg 

Halfway House, French Mountain, Queensbury, ca. 1920

1982.031.0005

Early plane at Floyd Bennet Field 1977 150 9.jpg 

Plane at Floyd Bennett Field, Queensbury, ca. 1920

1977.150.9

Fan & Bill's interior postcard.jpg 

Fan & Bill’s Nightclub Interior, Route 9., Queensbury, ca. 1940

postcard

Old Woman in Shoe postcard.jpg 

Storytown, Route 9., Queensbury, ca. 1957

Postcard

Sagwa Club Dinner Glen Lake 19820290001.jpg 

SAGWA Club dinner, Glen Lake, Queensbury, ca. 1920

1982.29.1

Spier Falls Dam 19780030038.jpg 

Construction at Spier Falls Dam, Moreau, ca.1909

1978.3.38

 

To submit a research request click here.  

The museum will provide a maximum of ½ hour free research time per request; any additional time will be by arrangement only, and a fee of $10 per hour will be charged.