Historic St. Peter's

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The Edgar G. Luby Memorial Archives
of St. Peter's Church


The Archives of St. Peter's Church include many orginal records, photographs, clippings, publications and other material that document the history of the church, its parishioners, and the City of Albany. 

The Edgar G. Luby Memorial Archives were made possible by the generous financial commitment of Edgar and Cora Luby, longtime members of the Parish. In 2005, the Archives were relocated to newly renovated rooms on the third floor of the Guild Hall.

Material Available:

  1. Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials
    Baptisms  - 1756 to Present (with some gaps)
    Marriages - 1756 to Present (with some gaps)
    Burials       - 1768 to 1774
                         1787 to 1790
                         1856 to the Present

  2. Vestry Minutes - 1888 through 1988

  3. Drawings, blueprints and photographs of the three Church Buildings interior and exterior.
    1st Church       -  1715
    2nd Church      - 1802
    Present Church - 1859

  4. Records of Memorials given to the Church.
    Stained Glass Windows
    War Chapel
    and Others

  5. A large collection of photographs
    1900 through the Present including
            Church Services
            Church Activities
            Rectors
            Staff
            Parishioners

  6. Records, photographs clippings relating to the Choir, Sunday School 1880 to the Present

  7. Clippings and files related to members of the Parish circa 1940 to the Present

  8. A large collection of printed information
    Weekly Leaflets - 1912 to the Present
    Annual Reports
    Sermons

  9. A large collection of Bibles and Prayer Books circa 1850 to the Present.

Access to these records is provided by writing to the following address:

       Archives
       St. Peter's Church
       107 State Street
       Albany, NY 12207

The volunteer staff of the Archives will endeavor to respond to requests in as timely a manner as possible.