LRH. Local/Regional History
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Contains materials relating to the legislative background, construction, and operation of the canal linking Binghamton to Utica. Includes many of the original surveyor's books, as well as other ephemera.
This collection contains photos of the hospital both during and after construction. There is also information on the threat of closure in 1977 and the intital efforts to get a hospital for the community in the 1940's. There is also a wide range of articles on the hospital in the collection. For more information about Community Memorial Hospital go to www.communitymemorial.org/about-cmh
A gift of the estate of Gertrude E. Edgarton, these materials document nearly 150 years of farming and business in Central New York, especially Deansboro and Bouckville. Topics covered include farming, merchandising, militias, Hopkins Choice Mower Company, District School #10, and the history of Bouckville and the Edgarton family.
Includes history, newspaper clippings, administrative records, programs, and the minutes of the Hamilton Fortnightly Club.
The working collection of a professional genealogist, including county-wide vital statistics, cemetery readings, published books and pamphlets, church records, and other Madison County ephemera. This collection also contains family bibles/histories, church, cemetery, and military records. Also included are maps and land records from around Madison County, along with histories of local towns.
The Hamilton families collection was compiled by Special Collections and University Archives personnel sometime prior to the mid-1990s, and contains historical and genealogical materials relating to select Hamilton families.
Includes photographs, printed ephemera, correspondence, manuscripts, and legal documents, related to the history of Hamilton, New York, collected and compiled by the Colgate University Libraries.
Original folder numbering has been retained throughout the collection even in cases where misnumbering occurred at the time of original processing or materials were discovered to be missing during later inventories. As a result, missing folder numbers may be encountered.
The Hamilton houses collection was compiled by Special Collections and University Archives personnel sometime prior to the mid-1990s, and contains historical materials relating to select Hamilton village houses and buildings. The names used to describe the buildings were selected at the time the collection was compiled, and may not represent current owners and/or currently recognized names.
Includes correspondence and business records of a family of New York City investors and businessmen. The papers relate to investments in New York State lands (including some in western New York), the Hudson River Railroad, and the Erie Canal.
According to the "Guide to Special Collections at Colgate University," this collection contains the business records of a hop-processor located in Waterville, N.Y. It also includes materials on the local cider industry.
The Peter E. McGuire and Joseph L. Kelly papers contain diaries and letters written by Peter McGuire and his brother-in-law Joseph Kelly. The letters are addressed to family members and date from during and after the Civil War. Also included are official military papers, a photograph of Joseph Kelly, a veteran's reunion booklet, and Kelly's obituary.
Details concerning the migrant workers that came to Hamilton to pick vegetables during the summer, particularly regarding the education of their children. Includes maps and details of the individual camps.
Newspaper articles, offical Oneida Indian Nation brochure, and ephemera related to the early history of Oneida Indian Nation gaming and casinos
Collection contains account books, financial records, photographs, deeds and legal papers, subpoenas, advertising flyers and other ephemera relating to the Richmond family in Poolville, N.Y
Includes letters written home by Terry during his time in the service. The letters are mainly to his uncle, aunt, and cousin, and describe his wartime experiences. The collection also includes twentieth century material relating to the custodial history of the collection itself.
This collection contains a diary written by Maria C. Todd from 1840-1841. It includes discussions of her daily life, religious activities, and family, which included sons studying in Hamilton, New York. The diary is dedicated to her son Theodore W. Todd and offers advice to him as he leaves home.