Collection Facts

Extent: 
37 items
Dates of Original: 
1875 - 1916
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Jamestown and Olean are two cities in the Southern Tier of New York State. Jamestown is located in Chautauqua County, while Olean is in Cattaraugus County. They are both the largest cities in their respective counties.

Scope of Collection

Searchable PDFs contain the full text to eighteen Jamestown city directories from 1875 to 1916 and eighteen Olean city directories from 1882 to 1916. The entries includes residences, as well as business listings.