Bibliography of the Genesee Region, 1790 to 1990: Browse

The Genesee Region, 1790 to the Present; a Guide to its History is a bibliography of the books, pamphlets, and periodical articles on the history of a ten-county area of upstate New York. The counties are Allegany, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates. Rochester, in Monroe County, is the largest city in the area covered. Most of the 6917 entries in the bibliography are briefly annotated.

The main volume (1978) and the first supplement (1984) were compiled by James D. Folts, Jr. and the second supplement (1992) was compiled by Karl Sanford Kabelac. The three volumes were digitized by Melissa Mead , digital librarian in Rush Rhees Library, The University of Rochester.

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1615-16161653
16561669
16771720
17211750
17511761
17651767
1767-17681768
17851788
17911791, 1818
17921793
17941795
17961796-98
17971798
17991800
1800-18011803
18041805
18061807
1807, 18101809
18101811
18121812, 1814
18131814
1814-151815
18161817
1817, 1822-231818
18191819?
18201821
18221823
18241825
18261827
18281829
18301831
18321833
1833?1834
18351836
18371837-38
18381838-39
18391840
18411842
18431844
18471848
18491850
1850s1851
18521853
18541855
18571859
18601861
1862; 1864; 18651869
18701872
18761880
1886?1887
18901891
18941900-1902
19031913
1913?1915?
19221940?
19731975
1976?1980s
198119th Century
20th Century20th Century Government
Abolitionist MovementAdventists
African Americans (Including FIGHT)Agricultural Journalism
Agricultural PeriodicalsAgricultural Prices (arranged by date)
AlabamaAlbion
AlfredAlfred University
Alfred University (and associated schools)Algernon S. Crapsey
AlleganyAllegany County
Allegany, GeneseeAlleghany County
Alliance BankAlloway (Lyons)
AlmaAlmond
AmityAmusement Parks, Carousels and Circuses
Andrew J. WarnerAngelica
Anniversary Celebrations (Arranged by date)Antimasonry
ArcadeArcadia
Arcadia (including Newark)Area Church History
Arts and Crafts (Including the Rochester Lamp)Arts Organizations
Assembly of GodAsylums, Water Cures and Sanataria
AtticaAttica Center
Attica PrisonAviation
AvonBaltimore and Ohio
Baltimore and Ohio (now Chessie System)Barge Canal
Barns and Brick OvensBarre
BaseballBasic Study Series Reports
BataviaBatavia Sacred Heart
Bausch & LombBelcoda
BelfastBellona
BelmontBelvidere
BenningtonBenton Center
BergenBethany
BibliographyBicycling
Big Springs Historical Society Annual TourBishopville
BlacksBlacksmithing
Blue Cross/Blue ShieldBoating
BolivarBranchport
BridgesBrighton
BristolBristol Center
Bristol ValleyBrockport
Brockport (see Sweden)Brockport State College
Brockport--see SwedenBuilding the Erie Canal
BurnsBurroughs-Audubon Nature Club
ButlerButler Township
Byronca. 1980
CaledoniaCanadice
Canal see Miller. Includes a long bibliographical essay.Canals
CanandaiguaCanandaigua Lake
CanaseragaCanning & Preserving Industry
CanoeingCarlton
CastileCemetery Inscriptions
Cemetery transcriptionsCensus Data by Minor Civil Division (arranged by date)
Census Population Schedules etc.Censuses, etc.
Central TrustCeres (see Genesee)
Child and Youth OrganizationsChilds
ChiliChronology
ChurchvilleCity Planning & Urban Renewal
Civil WarClarendon
ClarksonClaude F. Bragdon
Clifton SpringsClifton Springs Clinic
ClydeCobblestone Architecture
Cobblestone Society ToursCobblestones and Octagons
Colgate Rochester Divinity School (and affiliated schools)Colgate Rochester/ Bexley Hall/ Crozier/ St. Bernard's Institute
Colgate-Rochester Divinity SchoolCommunity College of the Finger Lakes
Community Savings BankComprehensive Plan Series Reports.
ConesusConesus Lake
Contemporary AccountsCorfu
Country ClubsCounty and Local Government (Including Fire Departments) Outside Monroe County
CovertCovington
Covington (Including Lagrange, Peoria and Pearl Creek)Crime, Police & Prisons
CubaCunningham
CurrierCuylerville
Danes; English; IrishDansville
Dansville (see North Dansville)Darien
Darien CenterDelaware, Lackawanna and Western (Later Erie-Lackawanna; now Conrail)
Descriptions of Business & Industry (arranged by date)Directories
Directories Covering Two or More CountiesDutch
Eagle (Including Bliss)Early Medical Schools
Early Roads, Turnpikes & Stagecoach LinesEarly Rochester
Early SettlementEast Avon
East BethanyEast Bloomfield
East PalmyraEast Pembroke
East RochesterEast Rochester (See Perinton/Pittsford)
Eastman House/International Museum of PhotographyEastman Kodak Co.
Eastman School of MusicEateries, Medicine Shows and Vaudeville
ElbaElim
Elizabeth BlackwellEnlarging and Maintaining the Canal
EpidemicsErie
Erie (Later Erie-Lackawanna, now Conrail)Ethnic History (Several Groups)
Express CompaniesFairport
Fairport (See Perinton)Fairs
Farm EconomicsFarm Labor
Farmers' OrganizationsFarmington
FayetteFederal
Feminist MovementFillmore
Finance & TaxationFinances and Taxation
FireFire Companies
Fishing (Including Seth Green and Fish Hatcheries)Folklore and Historical Miscellany
FootballFortnightly Club
Frederick DouglassFreemasons
FreethoughtFriendship
Fruit IndustryFruit Production & Marketing
FurnitureGaines
GainesvilleGainesville (Including Silver Springs, Rock Glen)
Galen (including Clyde)Gannett Newspapers
Garbage & RubbishGardens and Landscape Architecture
GarlandGates
Gates Holy GhostGates St. Theodore
GazetteersGenealogical Guides
GeneralGeneral Motors
General WorksGeneral Works (Listed by date)
GeneseeGenesee & Wyoming Counties
Genesee Community CollegeGenesee Falls (Including Portageville)
Genesee RegionGenesee River
Genesee State CollegeGenesee Valley Canal
Genesee Wesleyan SeminaryGeneseo
GenevaGeneva (city)
Geneva (town)Geneva First
Geneva St. PeterGeneva Trinity
George Eastman (Selected items only)Germans
Gleason WorksGolf
Gordon & KaelberGorham
Government and AgricultureGovernment Manuals (arranged roughly by date)
Government PublicationsGovernment Reports on
Government Reports on Ontario Ports (arranged by date)Greece
GuidebooksGuns
HamlinHarvey Ellis
Hemlock LakeHenrietta
HermitageHighways
Highways and StagesHighways in Rochester & Monroe County
Highways in the 20th CenturyHiking
HiltonHilton (See Parma)
Historical SocietiesHobart & William Smith Colleges
Hobart CollegeHolley
Honeoye FallsHoneoye Falls (See Mendon)
HopewellHorticulture
HospitalsHousing in Rochester and Monroe County
HumeHunt
HuntingIconography
Indian FallsIndians & Geology
Individual ArtistsIndividual Artists and Photographers
Individual FirmsIndustrial & Automobile Safety
Ingham UniversityIrish
IrondequoitIroquois; Italians; Poles; Syrians
ItaliansJava
Java CenterJews
Jews (NOTE: See under RELIGION.)Kendall
Keuka CollegeKeuka Lake
Labor Unions & StrikesLaGrange
Law, Courts and LawyersLehigh Valley
Lehigh Valley (now Conrail)Leicester
LeRoyLetchworth Park
LibrariesLima
Lincoln First BankLivestock Industry
LivingstonLivingston County
Livingston County Studies (arranged by date)Livingston Park Seminary
LivoniaLocal
Local ParticipationLodi
Lumber Industry and TreesLyndonville
LyonsMacedon
ManchesterManchester (Clifton Springs)
MapsMargaret Woodbury Strong Museum
Marine MidlandMarion
MarlonMartin B. Anderson, David J. Hill and Rush Rhees
Medical OrganizationsMedina
Megiddo MissionMendon
MennonitesMicrofilms
MiddleburyMiddlebury (Including Dale, Wyoming)
MiddlesexMidtown Plaza
Milling & Water PowerMilo (Including Penn Yan)
MiscellaneousMiscellaneous Firms (arranged alphabetically)
Miscellaneous Works on TransportationModel Cities Program
Model FarmsModern Appraisals
MonroeMonroe Community College
Monroe CountyMonroe County Community Fire Departments
Monroe County CourtsMonroe County Directories (arranged by date)
Monroe County GovernmentMonroe Savings Bank
MormonsMount Morris
Mt. Hope CemeteryMulti-County Industry and Business
MumfordMurray
MuseumsMusic in the Genesee Region
Music-Theater-Film-DanceNaples
Nathaniel RochesterNational Guard and Reserve Units
Neighborhood CentersNew York Central
New York Central (later Penn Central, now Conrail)New York State Archeological Association
NewarkNewspapers
Newspapers and PrintingNorth Dansville (includes Village of Dansville)
North RushNorwegians
NundaNursery and Seed Companies
Oak CornersOakfield
Octagons and Other Special TypesOgden
OntarioOntario (See under Seneca County for Rose Hill)
Ontario CountyOrangeville
OrleansOrthodox
OssianOther
Other Business OrganizationsOther firms
Other Firms (Including Ward's Natural Science Establishment)Other Historical Societies
Other LibrariesOther Newspapers
Outdoor ActivitiesOutside Monroe County
OvidPalmyra
PalymraParks
Parks and RecreationParma
Parma (Including Hilton)Patent Medicine
PavilionPembroke
PenfieldPenn Ian
Penn YanPennsylvania
Pennsylvania (later Penn Central, now Conrail)Perinton
Perinton (Including Bushnell's Basin, Fairport)Perinton/Pittsford
PerryPerry Center
Personal AccountsPersonal Accounts since 1865
Personal Accounts to 1865 (including memories of the old Third Ward)Phelps
PhotographersPhotographs
Physical FitnessPhysicians and Nurses
PikePittsford
Planning and Planning Studies (arranged by date)Point Bluff
PolesPolice
Popular AccountsPopular History and Folklore
Population of Rochester & Monroe CountyPortage
PortagevillePortuguese
Postal ServicePottery & Glass
Powers BlockPrisons and Reform Schools
Private Social Welfare AgenciesProduction & Marketing--Beans; Cabbage; Celery; Corn; Lettuce &c.
Production & Marketing--GrapesProduction & Marketing--Potatoes
ProtestantsPublic Health
Public WelfarePublic Works
Puerto RicansPundit Club
QuakersRadio & Television
Railroads - GeneralReading
Reaper ControversyRed Cross
Red Cross & Blue Shield/Blue CrossReformed
Regional Dialect and Place NamesRegional Planning
Regional StudiesReligious Orders
Retail storesRetsof
RichmondRidgeway (Including Knowlesville)
RigaRoberts Wesleyan
Roberts Wesleyan CollegeRochester
Rochester (Alphabetical by Parish)Rochester - General Works, By Date
Rochester Academy of ScienceRochester and Monroe County Architecture
Rochester and Monroe County EconomyRochester Architects
Rochester Area Chamber of CommerceRochester Asbury-First
Rochester Baptist TempleRochester Blessed Sacrament
Rochester BrickRochester Bureau of Municipal Research
Rochester Business Directories (arranged by date)Rochester Business Institute
Rochester CentralRochester Christ
Rochester Christ ChurchRochester City Government
Rochester City ManagerRochester City Plans to 1960
Rochester ConcordiaRochester Corpus Christi
Rochester Engineering SocietyRochester Female Academy
Rochester FirstRochester Gas & Electric
Rochester GeneseeRochester Grace
Rochester Guidebooks (arranged by date)Rochester Guidebooks, Arranged by Date
Rochester Historical Society (and predecessors)Rochester History and Other Articles Not Specifically Listed Elsewhere
Rochester History Articles & Others (arranged by date)Rochester History, Unclassified
Rochester Holy RedeemerRochester Holy Rosary
Rochester Immaculate ConceptionRochester Immanuel
Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochester Lake Avenue
Rochester LampRochester Manufacturing Co.
Rochester MayorsRochester Monroe Avenue
Rochester Mount OlivetRochester Museum & Science Center
Rochester NeighborhoodsRochester Newspapers
Rochester NurseriesRochester Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Rochester PeaceRochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Rochester PlymouthRochester Public Library & Pioneer Library Systems
Rochester Sacred HeartRochester Salem
Rochester Savings BankRochester School for the Deaf
Rochester SecondRochester Sesquicentennial, 1984
Rochester SouthRochester St. Andrew
Rochester St. AnthonyRochester St. Augustine
Rochester St. BridgetRochester St. James
Rochester St. JosephRochester St. Luke
Rochester St. MaryRochester St. Michael
Rochester St. MonicaRochester St. Patrick
Rochester St. PaulRochester St. Peter
Rochester Street DirectoriesRochester Third
Rochester TrinityRochester Westminster
Rochester Youth since 1945Rochester Youth, Early 20th Century
Rochester ZionRochester's Third Ward
Rochester, Buffalo and PittsburghRomulus
RoseRush
RushfordRushville
Rushville (see Potter, Yates County)Sam Patch
SavannahScio
ScottsvilleScottsville (See Wheatland)
Security TrustSeneca
Seneca CastleSeneca County
Seneca FallsSeneca, Town of
SewersShakers
SheldonSheldon (Including Johnsonburg, Varysburg)
Shipping, Including LighthousesShort Lines
Short Lines (arranged alphabetically, more or less)Shortsville
SilverSilver Lake
Silver SpringsSocial Service; Directories (arranged by date)
Social Welfare Movements, Agencies and Organizations etc.Sodus
Sodus Canal (never built)Sodus Center
Sodus PointSouth Bristol
South LivoniaSpanish-American War
SpartaSpecial Study Series Reports
Special TopicsSpencerport
Spencerport (See Ogden)Springwater
St. John Fisher CollegeStafford
StarkeyStarkey (including Dundee)
StateState and Local Politics
State and Regional HistoryState Bank of Commerce of Brockport
State Or Regional Business Directories (arranged by date)State School at Industry
SteamboatsSterling
StreetsStromberg-Carlson
Studies since 1940Sweden
Sweden (Brockport)Sweden (including Brockport)
SybronTechnical Study Series Reports
TelegraphTelegraph; Telephone; Radio; Television
TelephoneTennis
TextbooksThe Aged
The Great RevivalsTheater in Rochester
Theses & DissertationsTodd
Towns (alphabetical by town)Travel Accounts - Guides and Literature
Trolleys, Interurbans and BusesTwentieth Century Accounts
Twentieth Century ArchitectureUkrainians
University of RochesteUniversity of Rochester
University of Rochester LibrariesUniversity of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital
VarickVegetable Production & Marketing
VictorVictor (Including Fishers)
Vietnam WarVital Records & c.
Wadsworth FamilyWagner College
WalworthWar of 1812
War of 1812 and New York Militia to 1845Ward
WarfareWarsaw
Warsaw (Including Oatka)Water
Water & WasteWater Cures & Sanitaria
WaterlooWayne
Wayne CountyWebster
Webster Holy TrinityWebster St. Paul
WelfareWellsville
West BloomfieldWest Bloomfield (Including Ionia)
West Bloomfield (see East Bloomfield)West Middlebury
West SpartaWest Webster
Wethersfield (Including Hermitage)Wethersfield Springs
WheatlandWheatland (including Scottsville)
WhitesvilleWilliamson
Williamson (Including Pultneyville)Willing
Wine IndustryWirt
Wirt/RichburgWolcott
WomenWoodside
World War IWorld War II
WyomingWyoming County
XerographyYankees
YatesYates (including Lyndonville)
Yates (see also no. 1464)York
York's Corners