At the Archives
July 2021 eUpdate

View of the observation tower on Mohonk Mountain (in the present-day Mohonk Preserve) in the Shawangunk Mountains in New Paltz, 1920s. From NYSA Digital Collections, NYSA_14297-87.
Attention Educators: Consider the Source New York
Free Webinars Offered July 28
Consider the Source New York, the new online educator resource from the Archives Partnership Trust, is now available with access to all previous education content along with new tools and resources.

July 28th: attend one of our free 30-minute introductory webinars to learn more about bringing this resource into your classroom. REGISTER NOW.
The State Archives is Open! Plan Your Visit
The New York State Education Department’s Cultural Education Center (CEC) re-opened to the public on May 17, 2021.

Researchers seeking to access the State Archives and Library’s Manuscripts and Special Collections must schedule an appointment by email or phone. This enables staff to help you plan your research and retrieve materials in advance.
Archives: 518-474-8955 | |

Manuscripts and Special Collections: 518-474-6282 | |

Recordings from Recent Programs Now Available
400 Years Later: the charter that launched the colony of New Netherland

With New Netherland Research Center Director Charles Gehring, author and researcher Jaap Jacobs, professor of History and International Relations Wim Klooster, and State Archivist Tom Ruller [originally aired June 3, 2021] is now available online.
The Luckiest Guy in the World: My Life In Politics

With former New York Attorney General Robert Abrams and New York State Archivist Tom Ruller [originally aired April 20, 2021] is now available online.
New York State Archives
The State Archives Public Research Room is open, by appointment, Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Our online services, including our e-mail reference services and telephone reference continue to be available Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To make an appointment, call (518) 474-8955 or

New York Archives Partnership Trust, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, supports education, preservation and outreach programs not funded by the state in order to make accessible archives from over 350 years of New York's colonial and state governments. Visit us at