Town, village,and school district records

Held by the New York State Archives

Overview of the Records


New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

0.6 cu. ft.50 microfilm reels.
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Arranged by locality and therein by type of record.

Scope and Content Note

Microfilmed records include Town Clerk's record and minute books for the towns of Centerville (1903-1995) and Friendship (1815-1995) in Allegany County; Great Valley (1919-1996) in Cattaraugus County; and Poland (1833-1996) in Chautauqua County; also

Board of Trustees minute books for the villages of Andover (1892-1996) and Friendship (1898-1977) in Allegany County; Franklinville (1874-1995) in Cattaraugus County; and Mayville (1867-1995), Silver Creek (1881-1995), and Westfield (1833-1994) in Chautauqua County.

Other microfilmed records are minute books of the boards of education of the Dunkirk City School District (1880-1995) and the predecessor Union Free School District (1858-1880);

minute books of the Board of Education of Westfield Central School District (1946-1995) and the predecessor Westfield Union Free School District (1868-1946);

record book of the private Westfield Academy (1837-1852); Board of Education minute books for Pine Valley Central School District (South Dayton, N.Y.) (1948-1995) and records of predecessor districts (back to 1857); and

Board of Education minute books for Forestville Central School District (1938-1995) and records of predecessor districts (back to 1920).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

Microfilm 50 reels; 16 mm. Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund Grant Project Microfilm.

Related Information

Other finding aids

Reel list.

Custodial History

This microfilm was produced by a grant awarded and administered by Government Records Services of the State Archives and Records Administration for the 1995-1996 grant cycle.

Use copies of rolls containing restricted records are not maintained by the Archives, and are withdrawn from public use at time of accessioning. Security copies of such rolls that may be held at the State Records Center are subject to restrictions under law.

Location of Original MaterialOriginals held by local government.

Access Terms

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