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Henry M. Beach Adirondack Camp Photographs

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 12 Apr 2010

Biographical History

Henry M. Beach (1863-1943) was a prolific and accomplished upstate New York photographer who documented the North Country during the first quarter of the twentieth century. Adirondack Vernacular: The Photography of Henry M. Beach, a collection of his work, was published by Syracuse University Press in 2003.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Henry M. Beach Adirondack Camp Photographs consists of 53 photogaphs of camps in the Adirondacks region of New York State. Areas represented include Big Moose, Raquette Lake, Saranac Lake, Old Forge, Star Lake, Utica and more. The photos are panoramic prints approximately 9" by 36".

Arrangement of the Collection

No particular order.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Beach, Henry M., 1863-1943.


Cities and towns -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains Region -- Photographs.
Hunting lodges -- Photographs.


Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- Photographs.
Old Forge (N.Y.) -- Photographs.
Raquette Lake (N.Y.) -- Photographs.
Saranac Lake (N.Y.) -- Photographs.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Henry M. Beach Collection of Adirondack Camp Photographs,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 2004.

Table of Contents

Adirondacks region photographs