Collection Facts

Extent: 
1 item
Dates of Original: 
1914
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

North Collins, founded in 1852, is a rural town located south of Buffalo, New York. "Reminiscent History of North Collins (Erie County, New York)" is a handwritten diary written by a Mrs. Emily Stewart in 1914 and contains many names and events from the early history of North Collins, including businesses, organizations, doctors, churches, and schools. It is 40 pages long, and this copy was created in 1914. Dates in the diary range from 1809 to 1889.

Scope of Collection

The collection is comprised of the handwritten diary by Emily Stewart describing the history of North Collins. The diary was written in 1914, but the content relates to the 19th century. The Reminiscent History of North Collins (Erie County, NY) digital collection was created by the University at Buffalo's LIS 563 (Digital Libraries) Class, Spring 2011, in cooperation with the Western New York Library Resources Council and the Western New York Genealogical Society.