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Brown, Carey H.

Carey H. Brown was a former Chamber of Commerce committee chair and secretary of the Rochester Civic Improvement Association. Materials in this collection are related to city planning, and date from 1933 to 1935. They include


This collection consists of an agreement for the sale of the Fourth Range in Township Number Thirteen from Daniel Penfield to Salmon Fuller and Caleb Hopkins. Signed by Zachariah Seymour for Penfield. (Seymour was brother-in-law to Oliver Phelps.) This document laid the basis for the foundation of the town of Penfield. It dates to 1805.


Militia Appointment, 1795 0.1 Cubic Feet

Clinton, George

Signed by George Clinton, 1st governor of New York State (later the 4th vice-president of the United States) naming Joseph Blackmore to the rank of Lieutenant in the Herkemer [sic] County militia. Also signed by George Hopper, Secretary.

Tracey I. Brooks
Tracey Irving Brooks was a professional quality photographer based in the Capitol Region of New York State's Hudson River Valley. Born in 1888 Mr. Brooks photographed Hudson River steamboats during the first half of the 1900s. The collection covers an extensive variety of steamboats on the upper portion of the Hudson River. The collection includes photographs, postcard images and glass plate negatives of steamers, tugboats and ferries from Tracey I. Brooks' collection.