Cortland County Historical Society

Cortland County Historical Society

25 Homer Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045, United States
Cortland County Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving local history through documents and objects. CCHS operates from the 1882 Italianate home of inventor and real estate developer James Suggett. The Kellogg Memorial Research Library allows researchers access to historical materials that include city and county directories, newspaper articles archived by category, photographs, genealogies, DAR books, and various other sources. CCHS allows researchers to access these objects for both personal and professional reasons and works with the local college and schools to provide programs. CCHS's Suggett House Museum offers tours to learn more about the history of Cortland County.

Collection Sampling

Willet, N.Y. town records, 1819-1911

The Willet town records collection contains assessment and military rolls, as well as school records and other ephemera related to the area of Willet in Cortland County, NY between 1838-1911.
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Virgil, N.Y. town records, 1805-1987

The Virgil town records collection contains church meeting records, town meeting minutes, ledgers, school newsletters, and other ephemera related to the town of Virgil in Cortland County, NY between 1805-1987.
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Gary & Patti Michael papers, 1988-1996

The Gary & Patti Michael collection includes newspaper clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, correspondence, speech drafts, video, and other ephemera that includes stickers and posters reflecting the Michael’s activities in Citizens Against Radioactive Dumping (C.A.R.D.) and Don’t Waste New York. C.A.R.D. formed to fight against the siting of a low-level radioactive waste dump proposed for Cortland County in 1988, while Don't Waste New York pursued similar goals in the rest of the state.
Collection ID: 2022.118