Chemung County Historical Society

Chemung County Historical Society

415 E. Water Street
Elmira, NY 14901, United States
The Chemung County Historical Society was founded in 1923 in order to preserve and share the history of Chemung County, New York. It houses a non-circulating library of approximately 3,000 books, 30,000 archival records, and 16,000 photographic images related to the history of the county and it's people.

Collection Sampling

Nichols Family Papers, 1789-1909

This collection contains Nichols family financial and land transaction records, 1789-1909.
Collection ID: CL 152

Decker Family Papers, 1866-1890

This collection contains papers and photographs associated with the Decker family of Elmira.
Collection ID: CL 178

Elias A. Monroe Papers, 1863-1875

This collection contains the papers of Elias A. Monroe of Baldwin, New York.
Collection ID: Cl 201

Gilbert-Susemihl Collection, 1870-1960

This collection includes Clara Gilbert's diaries and H.R. Susemihl's personal papers.
Collection ID: CL 157

Donald Cronkwrite Papers, 1929-2000

This collection contains the persona papers of Donald Cronkwrite and Marshall Cecce.
Collection ID: CL 161

Southside High School Collection, 1924-2004

This collection contains scrapbooks, yearbooks, school newspapers, and photographs from Southside High School.
Collection ID: CL 165

Family Services of Chemung County Collection, 1964-2016

This collection contains annual reports from the Family Services of Chemung County, Inc., and other related papers.
Collection ID: CL 164

Breese Genealogical Collection, 1777-1996

This collection contains genealogical notes and research material related to the Breese and Jansen families of Horseheads, New York.
Collection ID: CL 172

Jim Hare Papers, 1979-2010

This collection contains items related to Jim Hare’s political campaigns.
Collection ID: CL 185

Cevylla McIntyre Smith Papers, 1896-1966

This collection contains Cevylla McIntyre Smith’s diaries from 1906 to 1966 and assorted photographs.
Collection ID: CL 191