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Scope The Valley Falls Free Library is located in an historic building that was built to hold the library in 1912. The local history collection includes monographs on the Towns of Pittstown and Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County and the village of Valley Falls. Manuscript collections include records of local organizations and businesses. The Political Equality Collection (later the Women’s Club) contains materials on the organization which was formed to promote suffrage for women. The Pittstown Debating Society Collection contains a journal of the topics debated and the results of the debates. The Home Bureau Collection contains minute books and scrapbooks from the Deerlick Chapter from Johnsville.
Local History Monographs on local history
Local newspapers - Pittstown Sentinel, Schaghticoke Sun
Local High School yearbooks, 1949 on
Vertical file of materials of local interest
Genealogy Local family histories (few)
Archives Powder Mills collection
Political Equality and Woman’s Club collection
Pittstown Debating Society Collection - 1806
Home Bureau - Deerlick Chapter Collection
May Family diaries, c.1832-1932 (copies)
Hutton Collection
Valley Falls collection - ephemera collected by the library
Valley Falls Library Archives
Scrapbook Collection
Artifacts Library collections

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1999 Upper Hudson Library System

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