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Historic Scrapbooks Collection

ROCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY LOCAL HISTORY DIVISION 

HISTORIC SCRAPBOOKS COLLECTION  

 

Central Library project. 1923. Two volumes of clippings discussing the choice of where to build the central library building of the Rochester public Library.

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

 

Douglass, Frederick. Obituaries, accounts of his funeral and other material. 1895. Scrapbook of Rochester, N.Y., newspaper clippings.

 

Early Rochester family records. Compiled by Anah Yates, 19—. Consists of handwritten materials and newspaper articles.

 

 [Extracts from scrapbook]. Fisher, M. J. Acer, 1889. A few leaves from the diary of an Underground Railroad conductor by William S. Falls from the Democrat & Chronicle dated June 12, 1881 -- Mrs. Amy Post at rest from unidentified publication dated January 30, 1889.

 

[Frederick Douglass scrapbook, 1884-1905]. Scrapbook of clippings and obituaries from mostly Rochester, N.Y. newspapers about Frederick Douglass and the Douglass Monument. Includes writing and speech by him. Only 21 leaves have attached clippings.

 

Korean war soldiers from the Rochester area. Compiled by George Coghill. 1976. Two volumes of newspaper clippings. 

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

 

Rochester Civil War veterans: roster and scrapbook, Grand Army of the Republic, Dept. of New York and auxiliaries. Grand Army of the Republic, Dept. of New York [1948]. Includes: Personal war sketches of the members of E.G. Marshall Post No. 397 of Rochester [by Richard Curran] which was presented to the Post in 1892.

 

Rochester Public Library branch libraries. Compiled by Anthony Lembo, 1986. Scrapbook was compiled from newspaper clipping files of the Local History Division, Rochester Public Library. Clippings are dated 1949 to 1985 and originated from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle and the Rochester Times-Union newspapers.

 

Rochester Public Library: our pages in the service, World War II. 1944-1951. A scrapbook of clippings and photographs of library pages who served in the military.

 

Rochester Public Library Staff Association archives. 1934-1958. Two volumes of photographs, clippings, programs, etc. of the events of the R.P.L. Staff Association. 

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

 

[Rochester school buildings scrapbook]. [19--]

 

Rochester Red Wings scrapbooks. Ahrens, Jean Uffelman, 1933-. Ten volumes of clippings on the Rochester Red Wings, the International League and professional baseball in general cimpiled by Jean Uffelman Ahrens.

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

Volume 3 

Volume 4 -- Coming soon!

Volume 5  

Volume 6 

Volume 7  

Volume 8 

Volume 9 

Volume 10 

 

The Rochester Riots of 1964: A Scrapbook. [1964-1969]. Compiled by Nancy Watts. 

Volume 1. 

Volume 2. 

 

 RVF Rochester -- History -- Streets: "Colorful streets of Rochester." [1917-1935]. Three volumes of articles on Rochester streets.

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

Volume 3 

 

  RVF History, streets (names).  [1936-1951]. Scrapbook of articles on the history of street names in Rochester, N.Y.

 

RVF Rochester -- Biography Men.  Twenty volumes of newspaper clippings about Rochester, N.Y. men. Volumes are in more or less alphabetical order. View index here

Volume 1 

Volume 11 

Volume 21    Volume 31* 

Volume 2 

Volume 12 

Volume 22    Volume 32*   

Volume 3 

Volume 13 

Volume 23  Volume 33*   

Volume 4 

Volume 14 

Volume 24    Volume 34*   

Volume 5 

Volume 15 

Volume 25    Volume 35*   

Volume 6 

Volume 16 

Volume 26    Volume 36   

Volume 7 

Volume 17 

Volume 27    Volume 37   

Volume 8 

Volume 18 

Volume 28*    Volume 38   

Volume 9 

Volume 19 

Volume 29*    Volume 39   

Volume 10 

Volume 20  

Volume 30*    Volume 40   
 
   

*George Eastman only

 

RVF Rochester -- Biography Women. [1920-1940]. Twenty volumes of newspaper clippings about Rochester, N.Y. women. Volumes are in more or less alphabetical order. View index here

Volume 1 

Volume 11 

Volume 2 

Volume 12 

Volume 3 

Volume 13 

Volume 4 

Volume 14 

Volume 5 

Volume 15 

Volume 6 

Volume 16 

Volume 7 

Volume 17 

Volume 8 

Volume 18 

Volume 9 

Volume 19 

Volume 10 

Volume 20  

 

Scrapbook of Clippings: James A. Hard. [1941-1953]. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings on James A. Hard, last Rochester Civil War veteran.






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