Hudson Citizens & Organizations

Below are some brief histories and backgrounds of notable Hudson citizens and organizations that have helped to shape and define the Hudson of today. Hudson Library & Historical Society owns many of the papers and records of these individuals. For additional information on our collections, see the manuscript collection page or contact us.
 

Dr. Mary E. Anderson
Physician & health advocate
 
Caroline Baldwin Babcock
Founder of the Hudson Library & Historical Society
Manuscript collection inventory
 
Brewster Family
 
John Brown
Abolitionist
About John Brown | John Brown Manuscript Collections
 
Owen Brown
Abolitionist
 
Hudson Library & Historical Society
Timeline of Library Events | Library Manuscript Collection Inventory 
 
James W. Ellsworth
Benefactor
 
Lincoln Ellsworth
Explorer
 
Scott Forbush
Pioneer in Cosmic Ray Research
About Forbush (.pdf)  |  Ellsworth, Forbush, and Boyd families papers inventory 
 
Gustave H. Grimm
Maple Industry Leader
About Grimm
David Hudson
Pioneer and founder of Hudson
 
Charlotte Lewis
Dressmaker and Businesswoman
 
Margaret Clark Morgan
Freedom In America: From the Mayflower to Martin Luther King Jr. The Brown/Clark Story
 
Adelaide Rideout Riggs
Missionary
About Adelaide Rideout Riggs  |  Rideout Family Papers Inventory
Flood Company