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The collection consists of the records of the Schenectady Wintersports Club and documents skiing and outdoor activities in New York's Capital District and Vermont. Administrative records consist of meeting minutes, financial records, membership lists, agreements, constitutions, bylaws and lists of officers. General records include newsletters, printed materials, historical files, information on ski lodge construction, photographs and miscellaneous materials from the years 1929 to 2002.

The Schenectady Wintersports Club was formed in 1932, with a formal constitution being adopted in 1934. Its first president was Dr. Vincent Schaefer. Other charter members included C.G. Suits, L.E. Clover, Clarence Gregg, and C.W. Woodall. The intention was to establish a family-oriented club to promote skiing and to establish a snow train from New York's Capital District to North Creek, the present site of Gore Mountain.

Publication Date

Winter 2020


Schenectady, Sports, Skiing, Stowe, Winter


This collection is open to research.

Schenectady Wintersports Club Records, 1929-2002



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