Marion Arline Erbland nee Brown

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Cattaraugus & Southwestern Erie Counties, NY

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Reference Works Related to Cattaraugus County
from the
New York State Archives On-Line Catalog 
and 
Historic Documents Inventory Database

This is a list of results from a search of the "New York State Archives On-Line Catalog And Historic Documents Inventory Database" using WebCat at http://www.archives.nysed.gov/holding/opac.htm and related to the keywords "Versailles" and "Cattaraugus":

  1. Account books, 1827-1860.  Fenton Historical Society (Jamestown, N.Y.)
  2. Correspondence, 1816-1903, 1861-1863 (bulk)  Pettit, James M.
  3. Genealogy Collection, 1836-1981.
  4. The Cattaraugus chronicle.
  5. The Rushford spectator.
  6. NOV 1808-OCT    RUSHFORD SPECTATOR
  7. Cattaraugus County: embracing agricultural society, newspapers, civil list
  8. Western New York State Indian Reserve Land Records
  9. Historical gazetteer and biographical memorial of Cattaraugus county, NY
  10. History of Cattaraugus Co., With illustrations and biographical sketches
  11. Atlas of Cattaraugus County, New York, Beers (D. G.) and Company
  12. Papers, 1755-1877, 1798-1877 (bulk)   Foote, Elial Todd, 1796-1877
  13. Papers, 1930-1968. Russell, Eber L., 1881-1968.

 

(NIC)NYCH44R-230-0001    [Return to Top]
  Account books, 1827-1860
.
  Fenton Historical Society (Jamestown, N.Y.)

Local system #:

(NIC)NYCH44R-230-0001

Corp/Agency author:

Fenton Historical Society (Jamestown, N.Y.)

Title:

Account books, 1827-1860.

Quantity:

6 v.

Abstract:

Account book of a Jamestown grocery store, 1859-60; sawmill board book, Jamestown, mentioning timber rafted on Allegany River, 1827-28; daybook of a lawyer, Jamestown, 1852-58; ledger of S.W. Clark grocery store, 1857-60; ledger of S.V. Knapp, 1839-48; daybook of blacksmith in Versailles, Cattaraugus County, 1840-42.

LOCATION:

Fenton Historical Society, 67 Washington Street, Jamestown, New York 14701.

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(NIC)NYKI588-300-0061    [Return to Top]
  Correspondence, 1816-1903, 1861-1863 (bulk)
  Pettit, James M.

Local system #:

(NIC)NYKI588-300-0061

Author:

Pettit, James M.

Title:

Correspondence, 1816-1903, 1861-1863 (bulk)

Quantity:

.6 cubic ft.

Historical/biog note:

Civil War Officer. Second lieutenant in the 64th Regiment (known as "Cattaraugus" Regiment), commissioned in November 1861. He was promoted to captain in July 1863. The Pettit family was from Versailles, New York, where they operated the Thomas Asylum for Orphans and Destitute Indian Children on the Cattaraugus Reservation. Pettit and his family were abolitionists.

Abstract:

Primarily Civil War correspondence from Pettit to his family and friends describing daily life in the Union Army, as well as battles (including Bull Run, Antietam, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg), troop movements, his experiences in the field hospital at Fredericksburg after he was wounded at Gettysburg, and political developments both at home and abroad. Letters are sent from camps in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Also included are a few letters, 1880-1882, on the stationery of the Thomas Asylum for Orphan and Destitute Indian Children in Versailles, New York, describing conditions there.

Finding aids:

Inventory includes biographical note and description with excerpts from letters.

Geographic terms:

Versaille (N.Y.)--Charities.

LOCATION:

Brooklyn College. Special Collections, Brooklyn, NY.

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(NIC)NYCA345-280-0002    [Return to Top]
  Genealogy Collection, 1836-1981.

Local system #:

(NIC)NYCA345-280-0002

Title:

Genealogy Collection, 1836-1981.

Quantity:

0.75 cubic ft., 4 v.

Reproduction note:

Compilations, photocopies.

Abstract:

Cemetery records, obituary file, and family histories include alphabetical listing compiled from Pine Hill Cemetery records, 1836-1976; photocopies of Collins Center Cemetery records, 1898-1936; a card file of local obituaries, 1967-71, 1973-81; narrative family history of John Miller Ferguson by Grace Ferguson Steiger, 1976; a notebook of genealogical materials on the Brown, Cook, Holcomb, Ingraham, Lindsley, Phillips, and Pratt families by Lucy Willett Johnston, 1972; and an undated history of the Parker, Stewart, Wolcott, and Hunn families.

Local subject:

Genealogical records Cattaraugus County, New York.

LOCATION:

Gowanda Area Historical Society, P.O. Box 372, Gowanda, New York 14070.

 

 

key: OCM11488620 082194
Title: The Cattaraugus chronicle.
Publication info: Cattaraugus, N.Y. : Spears & Brown, 1879-
Physical description: v. : ill. ; 60 cm.
Current frequency: Weekly
Volume/date range: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Aug. 29, 1879)-
Held by: NYSL
CMS callnum: Newspaper
Summary holdings: WH 1879-May 7,1880 Not Loaned or Copied
Summary holdings: MC/FM NY 94,Cattaraugus,94-13441 Aug 29,1879-May 7,1880
Summary holdings: V/FMC Aug 29,1879-May 7,1880
Summary holdings: V/FMP Aug 29,1879-May 7,1880
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Call Numbers for: NYSL
1) Newspaper(o11488620) NONE
2) NY 94 Cattaraugus 94-13441 1 MICROFILM NEWSPAPER
3) NY 94++ 1879 AUG 29-1880 MAY 7 1 MICROFILM NEWSPAPER

 

 

D-21,7-3    [Return to Top]
  The Rushford spectator.
key: OCM10905660 082194
Title: The Rushford spectator.
Publication info: Rushford, N.Y. : Frank B. Smith,
Physical description: v. : ill. (chiefly advertisements)
Current frequency: Weekly
General note: Published later by the Rushford Pub. & News Co. (with Frank B. Smith, the editor and manager).
General note: Description based on: v. 3, no. 6 (Nov. 11, 1880).
Other forms: Also available on microfilm from Recordak Film Records.
Title history note: Continues: Wyoming Valley era.
Title history note: Continued by: Spectator (Rushford, N.Y.).
Held by: NYSL
Continues: Wyoming Valley era
Continued by: Spectator (Rushford, N.Y.) (DLC)sn 84031140
CMS callnum: D-21,7-3
Summary holdings: MC/FM Nov 11,1880;Oct 12-19,1882
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1) D-21,7-3 NONE

 

 

NY 84 RUSHFORD 93-32213 NOV 1808-OCT    [Return to Top]
  RUSHFORD SPECTATOR
Title: RUSHFORD SPECTATOR
Held by: NYSL
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1) NY 84 RUSHFORD 93-32213 JAN 1903-DEC 1 MICROFILM NEWSPAPER
2) NY 84 RUSHFORD 93-32213 NOV 1808-OCT 1 MICROFILM NEWSPAPER
3) NY 84 RUSHFORD 93-32213 OCT 1887-DEC 1 MICROFILM NEWSPAPER
4) NY 84 RUSHFORD 93-32213 OCT 1887-OCT 18 1 MICROFILM NEWSPAPER
5) NY 84 RUSHFORD 93-32213 OCT 1894-SEPT 1 1 MICROFILM NEWSPAPER

 

 

970 S11, 79-25555(1052206.1)    [Return to Top]
  Cattaraugus County: embracing its agricultural society, newspapers, civil list
... biographies of 

the old pioneers ... colonial and state governors of New York; names of towns and post offices, 

with the statistics of each town. Comp. by John Manley.
  Manley, John, comp.

Control number:

NY200010248 081594

Author:

Manley, John, comp.

Title:

Cattaraugus County: embracing its agricultural society, newspapers, civil list

 ... biographies of the old pioneers ... colonial and state governors of New York; 

names of towns and post offices, with the statistics of each town. Comp. by John Manley.

Imprint:

Little Valley, N.Y., J. Manley, 1857.
Physical description: 136 p. ports., 23 cm.
Note: Lost Cause Press, Sabin edition, 1979: 3 microfiche.
Held by: NYSL
Subject: Cattaraugus Co., N.Y.
Subject: Cattaraugus Co., N.Y.--Biography.
Added entry: Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Horticultural Society.
Call number: 970 S11, 79-25555
Location/Holdings: MB/FF
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1) 970 S11, 79-25555(1052206.1) NONE

 

 

BD8384    [Return to Top]
  Western New York State Indian Reserve Land Records
, 1811-1871.

Local system #: (N) BD8384
Title: Western New York State Indian Reserve Land Records, 1811-1871.
Quantity: 1 vol. land records, 5 maps.
Quantity: (5 survey maps ; manuscript ; 51.5 x 80.5 cm. or smaller)
Abstract: A bound volume of land record transcripts. The volume includes five copy maps: map of Caneadea Reservation with village tract of Caneadea Reservation in Allegany County; map of Tonewanda Reservation, Niagara and Genesee Counties; Cattaragus Reservation, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Erie Counties, originally surveyed in 1827 by James Read; and townships in the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th range of the Buffalo Creek Reservation, Erie County.
Geographic terms: Cattaraugus County (N.Y.)
Form/genre terms: Cadastral map. aat
Form/genre terms: Maps. aat
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Call Numbers for: MSC
1) BD8384 1 MANUSCRIPT N (nocirc)

 

 

 

974.794 A21    [Return to Top]
(A transcription of the Perrysburg portion of this gazetteer is available on the Documents Page of this Versailles Web site.)
  Historical gazetteer and biographical memorial of Cattaraugus county, N.Y.
  Adams, William fl. 1893 ed.

Control number: NY006023134 082094
Author: Adams, William fl. 1893 ed.
Title: Historical gazetteer and biographical memorial of Cattaraugus county, N.Y.
Imprint: 1893
Held by: NYSL
Subject: Cattaraugus co., N.Y. - History.
Call number: 974.794 A21
Location/Holdings: R
Location/Holdings: R
Location/Holdings: MA/FM 974.7,N5,n66,reel 18
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Call Numbers for: NYSL
1) 974.794 A21 P.1 2 BOOK R-REF (nocirc)
2) 974.794 A21 V.1 3 BOOK R-REF (nocirc)
3) 974.794 A21 V.2 3 BOOK R-REF (nocirc)
4) 929.2 qP7735 V.2 1 BOOK-Q R-REF (nocirc)
(Bound in: History of the Pollard fa/Pollard, Maurice J 1892- )
5) 974.7 N5 n67 reel 18 N.67 REEL 18 1 MICROFILM MA (nocirc)
(Bound in: Atlas of Cattaraugus Coun/Beers (D. G.) and Compan )

 

 

974.794 qE47    [Return to Top]
  History of Cattaraugus Co., New York. With illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
  Ellis, Franklin 1828-1885.
Control number: NY006023143 082094
Author: Ellis, Franklin 1828-1885.
Title: History of Cattaraugus Co., New York. With illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Imprint: 1879
Held by: NYSL
Subject: Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. - History.
Call number: 974.794 qE47
Location/Holdings: R
Location/Holdings: R
Location/Holdings: MA/FM 974.7,N5,n68,reel 18
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1) 974.794 qE47 1 BOOK-Q R-REF (nocirc)
2 BOOK-Q R-REF (nocirc)
2) 974.7 N5 n67 reel 18 N.67 REEL 18 1 MICROFILM MA (nocirc)
(Bound in: Atlas of Cattaraugus Coun/Beers (D. G.) and Compan )

 

 

This title is also available from the Olean Public Library as follows:

Call Number: REF 974.794 E
Author: Ellis, Franklin.
Title:

History of Cattaraugus Co., New York : with illustrations and 

biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers

Publisher: Lippincott,
Publication Date: 1879.
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description: 512, 61p. : ill.
Call Number Item Number
REF 974.794 E 39901001874852
REF 974.794 E 39901001864952
REF 974.794 E 39901001874902
LH 974.794 E 39901000513055

 

 

912.74794 fB415    [Return to Top]
(A Map of Versailles from this Atlas is available on the Maps Page of this Versailles Web site.)
  Atlas of Cattaraugus County, New York, from actual surveys & official records
  Beers (D. G.) and Company, Philadelphia.
Control number: NY005103119 082094
Author: Beers (D. G.) and Company, Philadelphia.
Title: Atlas of Cattaraugus County, New York, from actual surveys & official records
Imprint: 1869
Held by: NYSL
Subject: Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. Maps.
Call number: 912.74794 fB415
Location/Holdings: A
Location/Holdings: MA/FM 974.7,N5,n67,reel 18
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Call Numbers for: NYSL
1) 974.7 N5 n67 reel 18 N.67 REEL 18 1 MICROFILM MA (nocirc)

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2) 912.74794 fB415 1 BOOK-F LOST (nocirc)
2 BOOK-F LOST (nocirc)

 

 

This title is also available from the Olean Public Library as follows:

Call Number: LH 912.747 A
Author:
Title: Atlas of Cattaraugus County, New York : from actual surveys & official records
Publisher: D. G. Beers,
Publication Date: 1869.
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description: 98p. maps
Call Number Item Number
LH 912.747 A 39901000383970
LH 912.747 A 39901000696033

 

 

(NIC)NYCH96M-120-0050    [Return to Top]
  Papers, 1755-1877, 1798-1877 (bulk)
  Foote, Elial Todd, 1796-1877.

Local system #: (NIC)NYCH96M-120-0050
Author: Foote, Elial Todd, 1796-1877.
Title: Papers, 1755-1877, 1798-1877 (bulk)
Quantity: 24 v., 2 cubic ft.
Additional phys form: Photocopies available for reference.
Historical/biog note: Historian, judge, physician.
Abstract: Scrapbooks relating to the history of Jamestown and Chautauqua County, including newspaper clippings, notes and correspondence, biographical data on early settlers, original and transcribed documents, letters, and broadsides. Items include list of civil officers named by Council of Appointment to 1821; Revolutionary War pension applications; lists of War of 1812 soldiers; roll of First Presbyterian Church of Jamestown, also Sunday school class books; material on American Tract Society in Chautauqua County; sermon outlines by Foote.
Abstract: Also transcribed letters of Isaac Foote on the Crown Point expedition of 1755; copy of assessment roll of Town of Ellicott, 1814; petition for Chautauque (sic) County Bank, 1833; roster of officers of 162nd Regiment, New York Militia; documents on incorporation of Village of Jamestown, 1827; papers from local school districts and Jamestown Academy; subscription lists for public and charitable causes; road labor warrants; data on early lumbering. Also correspondence of Joseph Ellicott and John Thomson with Amzi Atwater, 1798-1800, about survey of the Holland Purchase, with instructions for the survey.
Abstract: Foote's political correspondence includes letters from leaders of the anti-slavery movement and the Liberty Party, with lists of abolitionists in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties, proceedings of the Jamestown anti-slavery convention of 1845, and catalogs of anti-slavery books in Jamestown Library. Correspondents include John Dexter, Azariah C. Flagg, D.G. Garnsey, William Peacock, William H. Seward, and Martin Van Buren. There is also Foote's correspondence as postmaster of Jamestown, 1829-41.
Abstract: Not photocopied are a scrapbook on national affairs, a poetry scrapbook, four volumes of land articles from the Holland Land Company, and a ledger of the company for lots articled in present Towns of Sheridan and Hanover, 1805-34.
Provenance note: Gift of Foote family.
Finding aids: Name and subject index available.
Subject: Abolitionists--New York (State)--Cattaraugus County.
LOCATION: Chautauqua County Historical Society, McClurg Mansion, Westfield, New York 14787.

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1) (NIC)NYCH96M-120-0050 1 MANUSCRIPT REPOSITORY (nocirc)

 

 

(NIC)NYCH96M-640-0030    [Return to Top]
(A transcription of the Versailles portion of this material is available on the Documents Page of this Versailles Web site.)
  Papers, 1930-1968.
  Russell, Eber L., 1881-1968.

Local system #: (NIC)NYCH96M-640-0030
Author: Russell, Eber L., 1881-1968.
Title: Papers, 1930-1968.
Quantity: .2 cubic ft.
Reproduction note: Photocopies in part.
Abstract: Photocopies of manuscript history of Versailles, New York; notes on Indian occupation of Cattaraugus County and on supposed Viking relics in the area; and of letters from Arthur C. Parker. Also, clippings and other papers about Russell's work.
Geographic terms: Versailles (N.Y.)--History.
LOCATION: Patterson Library, 40 South Portage Street, Westfield, New York 14787.

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1) (NIC)NYCH96M-640-0030 1 MANUSCRIPT REPOSITORY (nocirc)
 

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