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The Arthur E. Newkirk papers consist of 3.3 cubic feet of records and date from 1903 to 2004. The collection contains Dome Island Memorial Sanctuary records, research files, correspondence, writings, publications, photographs and other materials which document Newkirk's environmental conservation activities within New York's Forest Preserve with a special emphasis on Lake George.
Arthur E. Newkirk (1914-2006) was an environmental conservationist and longtime member of both the Adirondack Mountain Club and the Nature Conservancy. He served as president of the Adirondack Mountain Club and chairman of the Dome Island Memorial Sanctuary Committee from 1955 until 1982.
Environmental conservation, Dome Island Memorial Sanctuary Committee, Nature Conservancy, Adirondack Park
Golebiewski, Matthew, "Arthur E. Newkirk Papers, 1903-2004" (2019). Finding Aids. 14.