The archives houses 1,295.50 linear feet of permanent records documenting the Town's establishment and growth. The manuscript collection consists of 193 volumes, 200 maps/drawings and 55 linear feet of material dating back to 1653, the founding date of the Town. It includes records such as Indian deeds and patents, chattel mortgages, thatch and underwater leases, highway records, town accounts and assessment/tax records, documents pertaining to the Revolutionary Era and the Civil War, Trustee records, Overseers of the Poor records, town records referring to the origination and functions of town government, court records dealing with all aspects of life since the establishment of the Town, vital statistics, as well as records pertaining to elections, schools, and manumission of slaves.
The Paul Fulton Kelly Collection relates to the Huntington Town Division of Veterans Affairs. The records described in this finding aid are arranged in chronological order and cover the years 1957-2003. This single level series of Record Group 21- Accessions has a total length of 5 1/2 linear inches.