With over 5,000 cubic feet of records, researching the history of canals at the New York State Archives can be a formidable task. Archivists Keith Swaney and Mike Maloney will present on the wide variety of resources at the New York State Archives that can help with your canal research.
Mike Maloney is an Archives and Records Management Specialist at the New York State Archives where he works to make collections more accessible by creating finding aids and assisting researchers with reference questions. He has previously worked as the librarian/archivist for the Schenectady County Historical Society.
Keith Swaney is an Archives and Records Management Specialist at the New York State Archives. He supervises the processing and digitization of State Archives holdings, and regularly assists researchers in the Archives’ reading room and through email. He is a co-author of the World War I exhibit catalog, A Spirit of Sacrifice: New York State in the First World War (SUNY Press, 2017).