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Staff :: John L. Scherer

Name:
Scherer, John L. Scherer, John L.
Title:
Historian Emeritus
Phone:
(518) 486-2041
E-Mail:
jscherer@mail.nysed.gov
Specialties:
Curator of American decorative arts; popular entertainment; musical instruments
Departments:
Research & Collections :: Collections :: History
Research & Collections :: Research :: History


Publications(Click to Expand):
 
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Scherer, J. L. 2009. Art for the People: Decorated Stoneware from the Weitsman Collection. Antiques & Fine Art 10(Spring):197-201.

Scherer, J. L. 2009. Distinctly Dutch. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 5(1):18-19.

Scherer, J.L. 2008. Steoneware Jar by Paul Cushman. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 3(4):16.

Scherer, J. L. 2008. Tickling the Ivories: The NYSM Piano Collection Symbolizes a Bygone Era. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 4(1):8-9.

Scherer, J.L. 2007. Wurlitzer 125 Band Organ Reunited with 1915 Herschell-Spillman in Albany, NY. Carousel News & Trader 23(2):12-13.

Scherer, J. L. 2006. A Look Back: Dr. Charles C. Adams and the Museums Shaker Collection. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 2(2):6.

Scherer, J. L. 2006. All In The Family. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 1(4):10-12.

Scherer, J. L. 2006. Preserving Family History: The Heritage of an Albany County, New York, Family. New England Ancestors 7(4):27-29, 59.

Scherer, J. L. 2006. The Last Remaining Beech-Nut Circus Car. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 2(1):16.

Scherer, J. L. 2005. The Tompkins Collection. The Dutch Settlers Society of Albany Yearbook 54:29-32.

Scherer, J. L. 2005. The Weitsman Stoneware Collection. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 1(1):8-9.

Scherer, J. 2004. The Thompkins Collection. Members Update 15(1):4-6.

Scherer, J. 2003. Albany Carousel History. The Carousel News & Trader 19(1):23.

Scherer, J. 2003. Summertime Fun at Halfmoon Beach. Merry-Go Roundup 29(4):12-13.

Scherer, J. L. 2002. The Weitsman Stoneware Collection at The New York State Museum. The Magazine Antiques February:88-93.

Scherer, J. L. 2001. 1910 Marcus Illions Carosel in Saratoga Springs, New York. The Carousel News & Trader 17(7):18-19.

Scherer, J. L. 2001. The Allison brothers: New York City cabinetmakers. The Catalogue of Antiques & Fine Art Winter:206 - 210.

Scherer, J. L. 2001. The Allison Brothers: New York City Cabinetmakers. The Catalogue of Antiques & Fine Art 11(1):206-210.

Scherer, J. L. 2001. The New York State Museum Carousel: its History Uncovered. The Carousel News & Trader 17(8):16-20.

Scherer, J. L. 2000. Archibald Dunlop (1672-1713) of Stratford, Connecticut: His Maternal Descent from James II of Scotland. The New England Historical and Geneological Register 154:321-324.

Scherer, J. L. 2000. Archibald Dunlop (1672-1713) of Stratford, Connecticut: His Maternal Descent from James II, King of Scotland. New England Historic Genealogical Register 154(615):321-324.

Scherer, J. L. 1996. Book Reviews of Vermont Cabinetmakers and Chairmakers Before 1855: A Checklist by Charles Robinson. Shelburne, Vt: Shelburne Museum, 1994, and The Best The Country Affords: Vermont Furniture, 1765-1850 by Kenneth Joel Zogry. Vermont History 64(1):

Scherer, J. L. 1992. Book Review of American Kasten: The Dutch-Style Cupboards of New York and New Jersey 1650-1800 by Peter M. Kenny, Frances Gruber Safford and Gilbert T. Vincent. Newsletter of the Decorative Arts Society, Inc

Scherer, J. L. 1989. New York State Furniture. Winter Antique Show Catalog, New York City 155-159.

Scherer, J. L. 1988. New York Furniture: The Federal Period 1788-1825. Antique Review August:

Scherer, J. L. 1986. A Shaker Legacy. Antique Review July:

Scherer, J. L. 1983. A Shaker Heritage. New York Pennsylvania Collector May:

Scherer, J. L. 1983. New York Shaker Furniture. Art and Antiques Magazine 6(4):102-109.

Scherer, J. L. 1983. New York Shaker Furniture. Art and Antiques Magazine 6(4):102-109.

Scherer, J. L. 1981. Funnyman. Naho 13(1-2):53-55.

Scherer, J. L. 1981. Groveland's atypical Shaker - Emmory Brooks' Distinctive Furniture. New York Pennsylvania Collector April:

Scherer, J. L. 1981. Groveland's atypical Shaker - Emmory Brooks' Distinctive Furniture. New York Pennsylvania Collector April:

Scherer, J. L. 1981. Labeled New York Furniture at the New York State Museum. The Magazine Antiques CXIX(5):1113-1129.

Scherer, J. L. 1981. New York State Furniture. The Connoisseur 207(834):308-312.

Scherer, J. L. 1981. The Dissolution of a Shaker Community. New York Pennsylvania Collector October:

Scherer, J. L. 1978. The Circus Comes To Town. Naho 11(4):12-18.

Scherer, J. L. 1975. The Eighth Wonder. Naho 8(3):6-9.

Scherer, J. L. 1973. Broadway's Happiest Time. Naho 6(4):12-15.

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Scherer, J. 2003. Bits of Clifton Park History. Town of Clifton Park, New York.

Scherer, J. L. 2002. A Guide to Historic Clifton Park, Saratoga County, New York. Town of Clifton Park, New York.

Scherer, J. L. 2000. A Shaker Legacy: The Shaker Collection at the New York State Museum. New York State Museum Circular 63. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Scherer, J. L. 1996. Clifton Park. Arcadia Publishing, Dover, New Hampshire.

Scherer, J. L. 1991. A Birds' Eye View of New York: Views and Viewmakers of New York State, 1836-1892 (exhibition catalog). Gallery Association of New York State, New York.

Scherer, J. L. 1988. New York Furniture: The Federal Period 1788-1825 (exhibition catalog). New York State Museum, Albany, New York.

Scherer, J. L., and C. Gilborne. 1986. The Rustic Artistry of Clarence Nichols (exhibition catalog). Adirondack Museum.

Scherer, J. L. 1985. Greek Temples on The Towpath, A History and Guide to the Vischer Ferry Historic District (Revised and Expanded). , Clifton Park, New York.

Scherer, J. L. 1985. Music Halls to Movie Palaces (exhibition catalog). Gallery Association of New York State.

Scherer, J. L. 1984. New York Furniture at the New York State Museum. Highland House, Alexandria, Virginia.

Scherer, J. L. 1975. Greek Temples on The Towpath, A History and Guide to the Vischer Ferry Historic District. , Clifton Park, New York.

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Scherer, J. L. 2005. Carousels. In The Encyclopedia of New York, edited by P. Eisenstadt, and L. E. Moss, pp. 267. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY.

Scherer, J. L. 2005. Duncan Phyfe. In The Encyclopedia of New York, edited by P. Eisenstadt, and L. E. Moss, pp. 1202. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY.

Scherer, J. L. 2005. Furniture Making. In The Encyclopedia of New York, edited by P. Eisenstadt, and L. E. Moss, pp. 613-614. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY.

Scherer, J. L. 1993. Watervliet and Groveland Shakers. In The Complete Book of Shaker Furniture, edited by T. D. Rieman, and J. M. Burks, Harry N. Abrams, New York, New York.

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Scherer, J. L. (editor). 2000. A Shaker Legacy: The Shaker Collection at the New York State Museum. Revised Edition. New York State Museum Circular 63. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

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