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Regional Newspapers and Genesee Valley Collections on Microfilm

Milne Library has a number of regional newspapers and other local collections on microfilm in the map Genesee Valley microfilm cabinet (cabinet #1), Special Collections area of Milne Lower Level.  Newspapers are filed alphabetically by title; other collections are filed by call number. 


Allegany County

  • Angelica Reporter, 1837-1870
  • Genesee Valley Press (Belmont), 1863-1889

Genesee County

  • Spirit of the Times (Batavia), 1822-1869
  • Republican Advocate (Batavia), 1822-1876, 1891
  • Progressive Batavian (Batavia), 1889-1895
  • LeRoy Gazette News, 1826-1902

Livingston County

  • Livingston Register (Geneseo), 1824-1840
  • Livingston Republican/Livingston County Leader - Republican (Geneseo), 1837-1994
  • Genesee Valley Herald (Geneseo), 1868-1869
  • Livingston County News, 1989 to present (also see the LCN website)
  • Clarion, 1989 to present

Monroe County

  • Democrat and Chronicle, 1969 to present (located in microfilm cabinets 8 and 9)

Ontario County

  • Western Repository (Canandaigua), 1803-1805
  • Ontario Repository and Freeman (Canandaigua), 1809-1826
  • Geneva Courier, 1831-1851

Also available in this collection is microfilm of the College's student newspaper, the Lamron, for 1922 through 1974. A full run of print issues is kept in the College Archives.

Other Collections on Microfilm

  • Iroquois Indians: A Documentary History
  • Wadsworth Family Papers at the Library Congress, 1730-1952
  • William Pryor Letchworth Papers, 1859-1911
  • Robert Morris Papers. Account Books, 1791-1801
  • U.S. Census (New York State, selected counties - 1790-1880, 1900-1930). 
    • Name indexes to the 1810-1860 censuses are available in the Genesee Valley Historical Collection (Milne 218) at call numbers beginning gen F118 .J
    • See the U.S. Census Bureau website for online access to historical census data