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Collection Guides

Our collections include diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, maps, audio-visual materials, photographs, ledgers and other primary research materials.

Materials in our collections date from the mid-18th century to the present and cover such topics as:

  • the founding of Plattsburgh and other regional towns and villages
  • the Revolutionary and Civil Wars
  • folklore
  • land transfers
  • local businesses and politics
  • transportation
  • slavery and anti-slavery
  • ...and much more.

Additional collection guides are available in print in Special Collections.

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List of Online Collection Guides