AuthorBarber, John Warner, 1798-1885, author.
TitleThe history and antiquities of every town in the state of New York / John W. Barber and Henry Howe ; forword by Marian S. Henry.
PublishedBoston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2016
Description616 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary NoteSummary: "Barber and Howe's collaboration, originally published in 1841, opens with a general history of the state, followed by the details of each town, arranged alphabetically by county, then town, then city or village. Entries contain geographical and architectural descriptions, original Native American place names, political and religious history, population statistics, and interesting anecdotes about the activities of certain residents. Generously illustrated with Barber's fine engravings and often accompanied by a verbal description of his impressions of the scene" -- Publisher's description.
Orig. Vers. NoteFacsimile reprint with added foreword. Originally published: Historical collections of the state of New York : Historical collections of the state of New York : containing a general collection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, &c. relating to its history and antiquities, with geographical descriptions of every township in the state / by John W. Barber and Henry Howe. New York : published for the authors by S. Tuttle, 1846.
Acq. Note SourcePurchase : The Steve Fund, 2017.
Local history.
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Description and travel.
New York (State) -- History.
New York (State) -- History, Local.
Other AuthorsHowe, Henry, 1816-1893, author.
Henry, Marian S., writer of foreword.
Other TitlesOther title: Historical collections of the state of New York
LC Card Number2016-958259
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: F 9 D B234 H3 2016
CA-1702644 c.1: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
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