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Historic Geneva

Historic Geneva

Geneva History Museum
543 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456, United States
The Archives consists of the two-dimensional paper portion of our collection. We have 1,300 cubic feet of archives material, which includes 50,000 images. Geneva’s stories are captured in letters, diaries, ledgers and minute books, and photographs. Inventory of our material is ongoing, please contact us or visit our website for further information.

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Petrizzi, Jennie

This collection covers the entirety of American Can Company’s years of business, from 1901-1989, with a large number of photos (many duplicates of the same company distributed photos). It also includes personal reference books of former employees, publications distributed by the company, and tools of the trade. Blueprints, correspondence, articles, and photographs make up the bulk of the collection.

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Eleanore Clise
This collection of material relates to research done by and for the Backenstose family in the 1970s and mainly focuses on Jacob and John Trimmer Backenstose.
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Historic Geneva

This collection includes photographs, ephemera, funeral home records, and articles related to the Joseph Madia and Eleanora Cariti Madia, Josephine Madia Bihary, and Joseph Bihary with materials related to their children David and Barbara. The time period ranges from 1886 through 1987.

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Brooks, Anna

Beginning in England with the early childhood of Brooks in these papers cover his settlement in the United States and his subsequent profession as an astronomer. His move from Phelps to Geneva at the behest of William Smith followed by the professorship at Hobart and William Smith Colleges affords further insight into the career of a late 19th early 20th centuries discoverer of comets.