Broome County (N.Y.)
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection includes audio recordings and transcriptions from the Broome County Oral History project, conceived and administered by the Senior Services Unit of the Broome County Office for the Aging between November 1977 and September 1978. Transcriptions and streaming audio are available via Omeka.
Dates: 1977 - 1978
Overview This collection consists of fifty-six letters written during the Civil War, mostly by Lewis Henry Brown (1840 - 1917) of the Town of Union, Broome County, New York during his service as a soldier in the 27th New York Volunteer Infantry and the 1st New York Cavalry (Veteran). Six of the letters were written by Lewis's brother Burritt Brown (1839 - 1920) during his service with the 168th New York Volunteer Infantry. One letter was written by Burritt Brown's friend and tent-mate Albert Ransom...
Dates: 1861 - 1865
Overview This collection houses several personal documents belonging to William Sisson Chittenden (1908 - 1991), grandson of William Worth Sisson, and prominent banker in Binghamton, N.Y.
Dates: 1942 - 1958
Overview This small collection contains literary manuscripts and personal papers of Richard J. Elliott, a librarian and author from Windsor, Broome County, New York.
Dates: 1964 - 1974
Overview The George E. Green letters include correspondence, financial and legal records and documents relating to business dealings between George E. Green and John P. Fiebig. The documents date from 1900 to 1916 and pertain to early twentieth-century business/manufacturing, New York State history, local history of the Greater Binghamton area and the founding of International Business Machines (IBM). Please note that all materials in this collection have been digitized and are available...
Dates: 1900 - 1916
Overview This collection includes material relating to the history and operations of the Hazard Lewis Farms, once located on the current site of Binghamton University's main campus. Contents include manuscript descriptions and background material about the farm, ephemeral items relating to the farm's operations, and photographs of the farm site. Several documents relating to Binghamton in the 1940s are also included.
Dates: 1934 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1942
File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Account book of Daniel Le Roy for roughly 1807 to 1812, with many later additions in various hands. These include sermon notes, poems, recipes, commonplace-style notes, pen trials, etc., some written in blank spaces around the account entries and others on unused leaves. The accreted material makes the volume fairly difficult to parse.
Dates: 1807 - 1812, with later additions through at least 1833
Overview This artifical collection contains newsletters distributed by local organizations, service oriented agencies, historical societies, school districts, libraries, and businesses in Broome County and surrounding localities. The newsletters reflect a wide variety of interests, such as political, social, health, and environmental concerns and issues, as well as, arts, education, historical accounts, and religion. They include calendars of events, available services, and informative articles.
Dates: 1927 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2004
Overview This collection includes correspondence, photographs, business and local history research files, maps and other materials of Josiah T. Newcomb (1911 - 1981), director of the Binghamton University Library from 1953 to 1971 and Broome County Historian.
Dates: 1926 - 1984
File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Account book of Orrin D. Seward (1798 - 1857), with later additions. Accounts run from June 1838 through April 1862, and include payments to Seward for sawing wood and other carpentry-related tasks, including framing houses, constructing coffins, repairing wagons and sleighs, etc. Credits are also given, and range widely from plowing to labor to household goods. Entries written after Orrin Seward's death may have been written by his widow or one of his sons.Following the account...
Dates: 1838 - 1862