Skaneateles subject collection, 1831-1985.


Skaneateles Historical Society (Skaneateles, N.Y.). Skaneateles subject collection, 1831-1985.

Skaneateles subject collection, 1831-1985.

Clippings, articles, research notes, photographs, catalogs, brochures, programs, certificates, pamphlets, receipts, newsletters, broadsides, and correspondence regarding Skaneateles history. Subjects include Community Place, a utopian experiment at Skaneateles, 1843-1846; C.M. Goodspeed and the cultivation of ginseng; hotels; industry; teasels and the teasel industry; organizations; schools; and the Shepard Settlement. Items of note include the minute book of Thorn Hill Farmers' Club, 1862-1867; school atlas of the United States and the world, 1836; freight record book from the steamer GLEN HAVEN, 1889-1895; diary of Maria Merritt from a canal trip to Albany, 1831, and several family letters to Maria, 1837-1838; minute book of the Skaneateles WCTU, 1936-1949; and pocket diaries of Frank Hoyt, Mottville, 1894-1902.

10.5 cubic ft.

Related Constellations

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Community Place (Skaneateles, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Hoyt, Frank Clark, 1898- (person)

Thorn Hill Farmers' Club (Skaneateles, N.Y) (corporateBody)

Skaneateles Historical Society (Skaneateles, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Goodspeed, C. M. (person)

Glen Haven (Steamer) (corporateBody)

Merritt, Maria (person)

Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Skaneateles, N.Y.) (corporateBody)