SUNY College at Geneseo
Geneseo, New York 14454
Genesee Valley Collection. 1800(approx.) -
3,000 items (approx.)
Sujects include church history, family history and genealogy, fiction and poetry, Genesee Valley Canal, geology,
architecture, Indian history, and archeology, Shakers (Society of Believers) at Grovland,NY, and the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition of 1779.
Also included are mircofilm of letters and books of William Pryor Letchworth
Photocopies of letters and journals of Victor Marie and Eleuthere Irene Bu Pont de Nemours relating to land holdings at Angelica(Allegany Co.,NY) and trips
to Pittsburgh,PA, c.1806-1820
Miscellaneous ledgers and account books from firms throughtout New York State
and THE BOYS IN BLUE: PERRY IN THE CIVIL WAR, A RECORD BOOK FOR REFERENCE, NOT A STORY, by F.M. Crocker, 1938.
Martha Blow Wadsworth. Photography Collection 1890(approx.) - 1910(approx.)
33 vols., 345 items
Photographs taken by Martha Blow Wadsworth, amateur photographer of Avon.
The photo record life of the Wadsworth family.
Trips on horseback from Washington,DC to Avon,NY, 1905-1909
****Permission of the archivist required.
United States Cavalry packtrains in the southwestern United States, 1907-1910
Hopi, Navajo, Zuni Indians, 1910
Motor trip through France and England, 1909
Panama Canal construction
Alaska boundry survey trip
Boat trips on the Great Lakes and the Erie Canal
Wadsworth Family. Papers, 1790 - 1920(approx.)
Business and family correspondence, maps, leases, deeds, account books and business records of a family of major early
landowners in the Genesee region of western New York State.
Sujects include settlement of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase
Land specualtion in western New York, Ohio, and Michigan
Land tenure and management in the Genesee Valley region
Livingston County business history
Prints of Mathew Brady Civil War photographs.
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