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Poestenkill Library

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Director
Contact Person
Margie Morris
Mena Will
Photocopying
Charge per page
Yes
.25
Other Address, phone numbers, e-mail, web site.

waves.gif (873 bytes)waves.gif (873 bytes)Local History Collections

Finding Aids SARA grant for town records
Scope The local history collection contains monographs, both fiction and non-fiction on the Poestenkill area. A small number of items on Rensselaer County are included. A local history vertical file includes pamphlets, clippings and ephemera about the area. Newsletters from the local historical society are also retained. The Town Historian is located in the same building as the library and those collections are listed below, designated by TH.
Local History Monographs (cataloged)
Newsletters from the historical society
Vertical file
Rensselaer County Board of Supervisors - Minutes [TH]
Genealogy Vertical file of local families [TH]
Cemetery records [TH]
Obituary clippings and records [TH]
Birth and marriage files [TH]
Archives Scrapbooks (some copied and published) [TH]
Town of Poestenkill ledgers & account books (1915-1928) [TH]
Thresherman’s account books - Miller (1895-1897) [TH]
Ledgers (1893) [TH]
Attendance Officer’s book 1924 [TH]
Prediger family account books - blacksmiths (1908-1926) [TH]
Evans account books (1815-1885) [TH]
Publications f Town Historian and Friends of Poestenkill History
Artifacts Plaques and certificates

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1999 Upper Hudson Library System

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