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Victor B. Goodrich Genealogical Research Services records, M2050

Identifier: M2050

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1798 - 1991

Conditions Governing Access

Client files are restricted per the Colgate University Archives policy on restricted records. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives for further information.

Biographical Note

Victor Burton Goodrich was a professional genealogist in Hamilton, New York, specializing in Madison County and Central New York genealogical research. He was a Lieutenant colonel (retired), U.S. Air Force.

Victor B. Goodrich died in September, 1995.


10.4 Cubic Feet : 20 document boxes, 34 bound volumes, 5 flat boxes

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Material is arranged in four (4) series:

  • Series 1. Client Files
  • Series 2. Research Files
  • Series 3. Family Bibles and genealogies
  • Series 4. Ephemera

Material Cataloged Separately

Books and some pamphlets found in this collection were removed and catalogued separately.

Guide to the Victor B. Goodrich Genealogical Research Services records
In Progress
Michelle Smith, Jazmin Pavon, Minh Khue Nguyen
Spring 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

13 Oak Drive
Case Library and Geyer Center for Information Technology
Colgate University
Hamilton New York 13346 United States US
315-228-7934 (Fax)