Seymour Public Library

176-178 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Contact:
Dori Gottschalk-Fielding - 315-252-2571 - localhistory@seymourlib.org
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Seymour Public Library

About

It is Seymour Library’s mission to connect our community, to expand opportunities, and to inspire curiosity. Seymour Library serves as the community’s hub of learning and discovery by providing dynamic resources and experiences.
Seymour Library’s Local History Discovery Center preserves, makes accessible and interprets items which document the history of the greater Auburn area.
The History Discovery Center’s mission is to create personal connections and community engagement with local history.

Seymour Public Library is a member of the South Central Regional Library Council.

Collections

Booker T. Washington Float - 1945

Collection of photographs documenting a parade in Auburn, NY, to celebrate the end of WWII in 1945.

Cover of Directory for the city of Auburn, 1910

Directories of the city of Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County.

Flooded street in 1972 Auburn

Fifteen color slides of the flooding caused by Hurricane Agnes in June of 1972 as the Owasco River in Auburn crested.

Isabel Howland and Friends Having Tea

Correspondence of Isabel Howland's and ephemera from the Howland Store Stone Museum's collection.

Damage at A&P Supermarket on Genesee Street

Collection of photographs documenting damage to the city of Auburn, NY, from a storm in 1946.

 aerial view of downtown Montezuma, NY

Historical photographs, manuscripts and postcards from the Town of Montezuma.

Screenshot of a Zoom meeting with Danielle Bergan

Oral histories documenting African-American, LGBTQ+, and other underrepresented communities in Cayuga County.