Pick of the Month– Elizabeth Chanler (Mrs. John Jay) Chapman, seated left, making preserves with friends at Edgewater in Barrytown, presumably to send to soldiers in France during WW I, 1917. Rokeby Collection.
Visit the Archives Room for published materials (histories, biographies, genealogies, newspapers, pamphlets, postcards, maps, etc.) as well as photographs, correspondence, diaries, journals, financial records, field books, minutes, scrapbooks, research materials, subject files and genealogical files, all related to the history of Red Hook.
Frank L. Teal Papers - Surveys, field notes, maps and deeds by Red Hook's Frank Teal (1867-1949), surveyor, historian, mathematician - and (unsolved to this day!) murder victim.
William S. Teator Collection - Almost 300 images from glass negatives of scenes, people, family groups, and buildings in and about Upper Red Hook taken by William Seward (Will) Teator (1860-1930), between 1890 and 1910. Teator was a self-taught conchologist, accomplished artist, farmer and blue ribbon apple grower. For selected images, visit hrvh.org.
Red Hook Newspaper Collection – More than a century of local history, from the first Red Hook Weekly Journal, in 1859, through the Red Hook Advertiser of 1966. Collection includes an almost complete run of the quirky but incomparable Barrytown Explorer (1958-1982). The earliest papers (1859-1918) can be searched online at Search FultonHistory.