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Archives and Local History Collections

Uncover Voorheesville’s past through research materials in the Library Archives and Local History Collections. Get started by reviewing the links below. Take a look at the finding aid to find the collection(s) that interests you!

Looking for photographs of Voorheesville in the past? Want to know more about the village fire company, Odd-fellows or schools in Voorheesville? Studying the history of Voorheesville for school or as a hobby? The records of the Village of Voorheesville at the library may be able to help. These historical archives acquired by the library are now available. Because of their unique value the archives are available for research only by appointment. 

  • Finding Aids – Finding aids are a description of an archival or local history collection, often containing a history of the person or organization that created the collection and an itemized list of its contents.
  • Guide of the Village of Voorheesville Historical Records (pdf) – An inventory of the Village of Voorheesville historical archives.
  • Local History books (pdf) – Voorheesville Public Library has a good selection of books for research about the village and its history
  • Local History Interviews – Read a written memoir or listen to unedited oral history interviews.
  • Registrar of Vital Statistics Record Book (pdf) – A transcribed copy of these records include events that occurred in Voorheesville as follows: births, 1900-1913, marriages, 1903-1907 and deaths, 1900-1913 and stillbirths, 1903-1907.
  • Voices of Voorheesville – Community members share their life stories in this special grant project.