Delaware County Historical Association

Department: H. Fletcher Davidson Library Archives
46549 State Highway 10
Delhi, New York 13753
Phone: 607-746-3849
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Delaware County Historical Association

About

The Delaware County Historical Association was founded in 1945 to preserve and present the rich history of Delaware County. In the early 1960s, the Association purchased property, originally settled by Gideon Frisbee. Today, DCHA has over 600 members and presents the history and folklife of this county through the site's historic buildings, exhibits, programs and publications.

Delaware County Historical Association is a member of the South Central Regional Library Council.

Collections

Delaware County Historical Association Sherwood Collection

The Sherwood Collection is mainly comprised of letters to and from Samuel Sherwood (1779-1862), his second wife Laura Bostwick Sherwood (1790-1863), and members of their family.

Delhi Equal Suffrage Club Collection

Minute and treasurer books of the Delhi Equal Suffrage Club, along with a few letters and a photograph, dating from c1914.

Farrington Photograph Collection

The photographs include a number of street views and houses in Delhi, New York. Also included are a number of images of the Frank Farrington home on Elm Street, with pictures of his family. A series of images of a military camp appear to date from 1919 in Camp Lee, Virginia.

Jennie Curtis Cannon Collection

Miscellaneous materials concerning Jennie Curtis Cannon (Mrs. Henry White Cannon), including a scrapbook and other material related to her activities in the women’s suffrage movement.

Photographs of Bob Wyer

Bob Wyer’s photographs cover the late 30s to the late 70s, showing life in and around Delhi, NY. They cover a wide range of activities, including schools, businesses, and community activities.