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The John S. Apperson Jr. papers contain 44 cu ft of correspondence, maps, charts, litigation, pamphlets and published materials, photographs, photographic negatives, slides, lantern slides, and audio recordings within 48 boxes and one Map Drawer. Digital surrogates of selected items have been created. Apperson battled lumber and logging companies, paper mills, campers, New York State, and many others in the fight to protect Lake George and the Adirondacks from being exploited for commercial gain.

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Lake George, Conservation Movement, Logging, Adirondacks

John S. Apperson, Jr. Papers, 1899-1963



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