Dansville Public Library
Dansville Library Online
Shepard Memorial Library
200 Main Street
Dansville, New York 14437
Atlas Collection, 1872 - 1912
Atlases of Livingston County, 1872, 1902;
New Century Atlas of New York State, 1912.
Dansville Public Library Records, 1873 -
Records and correspondence of the Dansville Public Library(Shepard Memorial Library).
Library board minutes, 1873-1875, 1901-present; stock book; correspondence of William D. Conklin relating to donations
to the library; miscellaneous reports, clippings, borrowers' registers.
Lantern Slide Collection, 1855(approx.) - 1910(approx.)
Lantern slides of people and places in and around Dansville. Subjects include the Dansville Fortification, Red Jacket, MAry Jemison, the
John Hartman Inn, the German Lutheran Church, Knowlton Paper Mill, the Water Cure, the Rev. George K. Ward and deacons of the
Presbyterian Church, Owen Publishing Company, Thompson Paper Mill, Power Specialty Company, and women in bloomer costumes.
Letters and Papers Collection, 1852 - 1941
NOTES ON EARLY NEWPAPERS, 1938, and HOW OSSIAN GOT ITS NAME, 1941, by Frank G. Wilson; FIRST CHURCHES IN THE UNITED STATES;
two letters to Maxwell Sweet(c.1895); tow letters of S.J. Whitman to George A. Sweet, 1890; and a letter of James Wood to Lieut. B.S. Chapin, 1852.
Pedigree Charts 1950(approx.) -
2 vols(as of 1990)
Notebooks of genealogical charts of various Dansville area familes.
An abbreviated copy of the extensive Knapp Genealogy which includes thousands of names.
A collection of the Livingston-Steuben Genealogical Society's genealogy and history books.
Microfilm of several state and federal census, including 1850, 1855, 1860, 1865, among others. This film is the
property of the Livingston-Steuben Genealogical Society, but can be used by the general public. Donations are graciously accepted by
the society in order to purchase books and microfilm. ((The Livingston-Steuben County Genealogical Society's Webpage is under construction. Look for it in early December 1997)).
Charles McCormick Reeve. Papers 1870(approx.) - 1947
Miscellaneous papers and correspondence of Charles McCormick Reeve.
Shakespeare Club. Records 1902 -
Recorsd of the Shakespeare Club of Dansville. Included are club minutes and programs, 1903-1911,1915- ;
certificates of registry of club as a study club by the Unversity of the State of New York; and history of the Shakespeare Club, dated February 6, 1927.