Marion Arline Erbland nee Brown

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Cattaraugus & Southwestern Erie Counties, NY

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Miscellaneous Citations

Including Olean, Prendergast, Westfield & Jamestown Historical Society Libraries
plus the Daniel A. Reed Library at the SUNY campus in Fredonia, NY.                  

  1. Biographies of Olean and Cattaraugus County (Olean Lib)
  2. Historical review of Cattaraugus County (Olean Lib)
  3. New York State 1850 census index (Federal) for Cattaraugus County (Olean Lib)
  4. New York State 1855 census index for Cattaraugus County (Olean Lib)
  5. The historic annals of southwestern New York (Olean Lib)
  6. A hundred years & more of Cattaraugus-New Albion happenings (Olean Lib)
  7. The sesquicentennial of Cattaraugus county 1808-1958 (Olean Lib)
  8. Gazetteer and business directory of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. for 1874-5 (Olean Lib)
  9. An account of the lives and happy deaths of some Indians...
  10. The bench and bar of Cattaraugus County, New York. 1893
  11. Cattaraugus County : embracing its agricultural society, newspapers... 1857
  12. Guide to historical resources in Cattaraugus County
  13. History of Cattaraugus co., New York
  14. Pioneer history of the Holland Purchase
  15. A guide to local history, oral history, and audiovisual local history...
  16. Daybook of blacksmith in Versailles, Cattaraugus County, 1840-42.
  17. The Pettit family Correspondence, 1816-1903, 1861-1863
  18. Eber Russell's (1881-1968) manuscript history of Versailles, NY

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From the Olean Public Library

Call Number: REF 974.794 C
Author: Citizens Historical Association.
Title: Biographies of Olean and Cattaraugus County
Publisher: Citizens Historical Assoc.,
Publication Date: [1941]
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description: 2v.
Call  Number                 
REF 974.794  C  v.1
REF  974.794  C  v.2

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From the Olean Public Library

Call Number: LH 974.794 D
Author: Donovan, Michael
Title: Historical review of Cattaraugus County
Publisher:
Publication Date:
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description: 128 p.
Call Number Item  Number
LH 974.794 D 39901001307218

 

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From the Olean Public Library

Call Number: REF 929.374 N
Author: United States.
Title:

New York State 1850 census index

(Federal) for Cattaraugus County

Publisher:
Publication Date:
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description: v. (looseleaf)
Call Number Item  Number
REF 929.374 N 39901001307473

 

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From the Olean Public Library

Call Number: REF 929.374 N
Author: New York (State)
Title:

New York State 1855 census index

for Cattaraugus County

Publisher:
Publication Date:
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description: v. (looseleaf)
Call Number Item Number
REF 929.374 N 39901001307523

 

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From the Olean Public Library

Call Number: REF 974.7 D
Author: Doty, William Joseph
Title: The historic annals of southwestern New York
Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing,
Publication Date: c1940.
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description: 3v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Call Number Item  Number
REF 974.7 D v.1 1
REF 974.7 D v.2 2
REF 974.7 D v.3 3
LH 974.7 D v.1 1
LH 974.7 D v.1 1
LH 974.7 D v.1 1
LH 974.7 D v.2 2
LH 974.7 D v.2 2
LH 974.7 D v.2 2
LH 974.7 D v.3 3
LH 974.7 D v.3 3

 

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From the Olean Public Library

Call Number: LH 974.794 H
Author: Cattaraugus Area Historical Society.
Title:

A hundred years & more of 

Cattaraugus-New Albion happenings

Publisher: The Society,
Publication Date: 1979.
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description: 291p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Call Number Item Number
LH 974.794 H 39901000655500

 

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From the Olean Public Library

Call Number: LH 974.794 S
Author:
Title: The sesquicentennial of Cattaraugus county 1808-1958
Publisher: Niagara Frontier Pub. Co.
Publication Date: 1958
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description:
Call Number Item Number
LH 974.794 S 39901000598809

 

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From the Olean Public Library
A transcription of the Perrysburg Portion of this directory is available on the Documents Page of this Versailles Web site.

Call Number: REF 917.47 C
Author: Child, Hamilton
Title:

Gazetteer and business directory of

Cattaraugus County, N.Y. for 1874-5

Publisher: Journal Office,
Publication Date: 1874.
Edition:
Type/language: Book/English
ISBN/ISSN: /
Description: 308p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Call Number Item Number
LH 917.47 C 39901000805642

 

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Call # HBC p.v.190
Author

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society 

of Friends. Indian Committee.

Title

An account of the lives and happy deaths of some

Indians deceased: on the Allegheny, Cattaraugus and

Corn Planter reservations. Printed by direction of the

Committee for Civilization and Improvement

of the Indians.

Imprint Philadelphia [W.H. Pile's sons, printers] 1899.
LOCATION CALL #
  Humanities-Gen Research  HBC p.v.190
Location Humanities-Gen Research
Descript 38 p. 20 cm.
Note Pamphlet in slip-cover.
Local note Hanford Collection.
Subject Society of Friends -- Missions.
Indians of North America -- New York (State)

Source: CATNYP

 

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Call # AGZ (Lincoln, C. Z. Bench and bar of 

Cattaraugus County, New York)

Author Lincoln, Charles Z. (Charles Zebina), b. 1848.
Title

The bench and bar of Cattaraugus 

County, New York.

Imprint [Syracuse, N.Y., 1893?]
LOCATION CALL #

Humanities-Gen Research

AGZ (Lincoln, C. Z. Bench and bar of Cattaraugus County,

New York)

Location

Humanities-Gen Research

Descript

[245]-416 p.

Note

Cover title.

Reprinted from Historical Gazetteer and Biographical

Memorial (Syracuse, N.Y., Lyman, Horton, 1893)

Local note

Lenox.

Gift of Andrew H. Green.

Subject

Lawyers -- New York (State) -- Cattarangus County

-- Biography.

Judges -- New York (State) -- Cattarangus County

-- Biography.

Source: CATNYP

 

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Call # Metro-NN (Mid-Manhattan)
Author Manley, John, comp.
Title

Cattaraugus County : embracing its agricultural

society, newspapers, civil list ... biographies of the

old pioneers ... with statistics of each town ...

Imprint Little Valley, N. Y., J. Manley, 1857.
LOCATION CALL #
   Metro-NN (Mid-Manhattan)
Descript

136 p. ports. 24 cm.

Series

New York county and regional histories and atlases ;

\reel 18, no. 70.

Note

Microfilm. Woodbridge, Conn., Research Publications.

1 reel. 35mm. (New York county and regional histories

and atlases, reel 18, no. 7. 70).

Cover-title: Original portraits and biographies of the old

pioneers and congressmen of Cattaraugus county.

Subject

Cattaraugus County (N.Y.)

Cattaraugus County (N.Y.) -- Biography.

Source: CATNYP


Also See:

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 / compiled

by John Manley.

Author:

Manley, John.

Author:

Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Historical Society.

Description:

Cover title: Original portraits and biographies of the old pioneers

and congressmen of Cattaraugus County ....

Description:

Several advertisements included in paging.

Subject:

Cattaraugus County (N.Y.)

Subject:

Cattaraugus County (N.Y.)

Source: Westchester

PORT CHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY

974.794/M

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Title:

Guide to historical resources in Cattaraugus County,

New York, repositories.

Author: Cornell University.
Description: Cover title.
Description: Includes descriptive register of collections and index.
Source: Westchester
MOUNT VERNON PUBLIC LIBRARY Q974.7 N

 

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Available from Prendergast Library:
A transcription of the Perrysburg portion of this Atlas is available on theDocuments Page of this Versailles Web site.

Title :

History of Cattaraugus co., New York : with illustrations

and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men

and pioneers.

Author : Everts, L. H. & co., Philadelphia, pub.
Publisher : Philadelphia : L. H. Everts ; 1879.
Subject Heading(s) : Cattaraugus Co., New York--History.
Cattaraugus Co., New York--Biography.
Description : 508 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 31 cm.
Holdings :

 
Branch - Location Call Number Media
JPLA - BACK REFERENCE  R 974.794 E  BOOK - REF900PN 
JPLA - REF STACKS  R 974.794 E  BOOK - REF9CBA 

 

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Available from Prendergast Library:

Title :

Pioneer history of the Holland Purchase of western

New York : embracing some account of the ancient remains,

... and a history of pioneer settlement under the auspices of

the Holland Company, including reminiscences of the War of

1812; the origin, progress and completion of the Erie Canal,

etc., etc., etc. / by O.Turner.

Author : Turner, O.
Publisher : Buffalo : Geo. H. Derby and Co., 1850.
Subject Heading(s) : Holland Purchase.
New York (State)--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Pioneers--New York (State)
Iroquois Indians.
Allegany County (N.Y.)--History.
Cattaraugus County (N.Y.)--History.
Chautauqua County (N.Y.)--History.
Genesee County (N.Y.)--History.
Niagara County (N.Y.)--History.
Orleans County (N.Y.)--History.
Wyoming County (N.Y.)--History.
Description : xvi, [17]-670 p., [17] leaves of plates : ill., ports., maps ; 23 cm.
Notes :

The extreme western part of the state, now included in

counties of Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Niagara,

and western portions of Genesee, Allegany, Wyoming and

Orleans.

Includes index.

Holdings :

 
Branch - Location Call Number Media
JPLA - REF STACKS  R 974.79 T  BOOK - REF900PN 

 

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Available from Prendergast Library:

Title :

A guide to local history, oral history, and audiovisual

local history resources in public libraries and historical

societies of Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties,

New York : including a bibliography of Chautauqua

and Cattaraugus Counties / by Joseph W. Palmer.

Author : Palmer, Joseph W.
Publisher : [Buffalo, N.Y.? : The author], 1984.
Subject Heading(s) : History, Local--New York (State)--Cattaraugus County.
History, Local--New York (State)--Chautauqua County.
Cattaraugus County (N.Y.)--History.
Chautauqua County (N.Y.)--History.
Description : [53] leaves ; 28 cm.
Notes :

Not bound.
Photocopy of computer-printed manuscript.
" ... conceived as being supplemental to the Cornell

University series Guide to Historical Resources in ... County."--leaf [1].
Bibliography: leaves [41-53].

Holdings :
Branch - Location Call Number Media
JPLA - REF STACKS  R 974.79 P, Directory  BOOK - REF900PN 
JPLA - REF STACKS  R 974.79 P, Guide  BOOK - REF900PN 
JPLA - REF STACKS  R 974.79 P, Guide c.2  BOOK- REF900PN 

 

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A Daybook of a Versailles Blacksmith. Available from the Fenton Historical Society (Jamestown, N.Y.)

(NIC)NYCH44R-230-0001
Account books, 1827-1860

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.

Subject:

Mills and mill-work--New York (State)--Jamestown.

Subject:

Sawmills--New York (State)--Jamestown.

Subject:

Grocery stores--New York (State)--Jamestown.

Subject:

Lumber trade--New York (State)--Jamestown.

Subject:

Lawyers--New York (State)--Jamestown.

Subject:

Blacksmithing--New York (State)--Versailles.

Geographic terms:

Jamestown (N.Y.)--Commerce.

Geographic terms:

Versailles (N.Y.)--Commerce.

Form/genre terms:

Account books. ftamc

LOCATION:

Fenton Historical Society, 67 Washington Street,

Jamestown, New York 14701.

    Copy Material Location
Call Numbers for: HDI
1) (NIC)NYCH44R-230-0001 1 MANUSCRIPT REPOSITORY (nocirc)

 

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(NIC)NYKI588-300-0061
  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.

Personal subject:

Pettit family.

Corporate subject:

United States. Army. 64th Regiment, New York

Volunteers. (1861-1865)

Corporate subject:

United States. Army--History--Civil War,

1861-1865.

Corporate subject:

Thomas Asylum for Orphan and Destitute

Indian Children.

Subject: Abolitionists.
Subject: Child welfare--Orphans.
Subject: Indians of North America--Child welfare.
Subject: Antietam, Battle of, 1862.
Subject: Bull Run, 2d Battle, 1862.
Subject: Chancellorville, Battle of, 1863.
Subject: Gettysburg, Battle of, 1863.
Geographic terms: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Geographic terms: Cattaragus Reservation (N.Y.)
Geographic terms: Versaille (N.Y.)--Charities.
LOCATION: Brooklyn College. Special Collections, Brooklyn, NY.
    Copy Material Location
Call Numbers for: HDI
1) (NIC)NYKI588-300-0061 1 MANUSCRIPT REPOSITORY (nocirc)

 

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Eber Russell - The following citation is available at the Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage Street, Westfield, NY 14787-1496.  Phone: 716-326-2154  & Fax: 716-326-2554  A transcription of the Versailles portion of this material is available on the Documents Page of this Versailles Web site.

(NIC)NYCH96M-640-0030
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.

Subject:

Archaeology--New York (State)--Cattaraugus

County.

Subject:

Indians of North America--New York (State)-

Cattaraugus County.

Geographic terms:

Versailles (N.Y.)--History.

LOCATION:

Patterson Library, 40 South Portage Street,

Westfield, New York 14787.

    Copy Material Location
Call Numbers for: HDI
1) (NIC)NYCH96M-640-0030 1 MANUSCRIPT REPOSITORY (nocirc)
 

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