Perspectives on Empire State History

November 20 & 21, 2014
University at Albany, SUNY

Sponsored by:

The UAlbany
Department of History &
History Graduate
Student Organization

The New York State Archives Partnership Trust

With additional support from:

M.E. Grenander Special Collections &Archives,
University Libraries

The College of Arts & Sciences

The Office for Research

University Auxiliary Services

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government

The New York State Council for the Humanities



(518) 442-5431












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Conference Registration
Conference registration is $55.00, $60.00 after November 10th and at the door. Registration includes a reception and light buffet Thursday evening, continental breakfast and lunch on Friday, and an informal reception after the closing plenary session. Advance registration is requested. The final conference program and all additional registration materials will be available at the conference. Please contact us to make special arrangements for student groups. To register, send your check made out to UAS, Inc. to:

Researching New York Conference Registration
Department of History-Social Sciences 145
University at Albany, SUNY
Albany, New York 12222

Please be sure to include your name, institutional affiliation, address, and e-mail. Note if you would like to reserve a seat on the shuttle bus to the reception and Thursday evening event, There is no additional charge for bus transportation, however, we do need to know how many to plan for. Complete this registration form, print and return to us along with your check, again, made out to UAS, Inc. We regret that we are unable to accept payment by credit card.

Exhibitor Registration
Space is available for exhibits at the Conference. Booksellers, institutions, archives, and others wishing to display materials related to New York State history are invited to contact us at or 518-442-5431. Full tables as well as space to display informational materials about archives, historic sites, and other New York history resources are available.

Getting to Albany and Lodging
Conference registration will be in the Science Library, Barnes & Noble Reading Room on the University at Albany Uptown Campus. Follow these links for: directions to Albany, information about local lodging, maps of the surrounding area, the University Campus, and the the Science Libary.

Parking/Getting Around
Please note: Recent changes on the UAlbany campus have altered parking options from past years. We suggest using the first visitor lot on the right as you enter Collins circle, seen as a "v" in he beige background on this interactive map,  Mousing over the bottom allows you to enlarge the map at the plus sign. That is the only lot with a human attendant.  Parking is also available at the other  pay lots, also with beige backgrounds on the map, by credit card.  Additional parking information is available at  Due to ongoing construction in the area of the Campus Center and Science Library, some of the usual walking routes may be inaccessible. See for details.

Registration and most conference sessions are in the Science Library, Building 14 on the map.

Researching New York brings together historians, researchers, archivists, museum curators, librarians, graduate students, teachers, Web and multimedia producers, and documentarians to share their work on New York State history. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us at or call 518-442-5431


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This page last updated September 10, 2014