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Guide to the Chenango Canal collection

M2025

1821-1984


Descriptive Summary

Identification: M2025


Title: Chenango Canal collection


Dates: 1821-1984


Extent: 0.6 Cubic feet


Language: English



Collection is open for research.


Scope and Contents note

Contains materials relating to the legislative background, construction, and operation of the canal linking Binghamton to Utica. Includes many of the original surveyor's books, as well as other ephemera.

Subjects

Chenango Canal (N.Y.)

Contents List

Box 1 Folder 1
undated
Report regarding the valley of the Susquehanna River
Box 1 Folder 2
1827 April 3
Report of the Committee on Canals...Authorizing the Construction of a Canal through the Valley of the Chenango
Box 1 Folder 3
undated
Remarks in relation to the contemplated Canal to connect the waters of the Susquehannah with the Erie Canal
Box 1 Folder 4
1827 March 10
In Assembly: From John L. Sullivan, Esq. in relation to the proposed reservoirs for the Chenango canal
Box 1 Folder 5
1827 March 2, 1834 March 7, 1834 April 9
In Assembly: From James Geddes, relative to the Chenango Canal; In Senate: Offered by Mr. Edwards, in committee of the whole, for the engrossed bill from the Assembly, entitled "An act to change the location of the northern termination of the Chenango canal; In Assenbly: An Act to incorporate the Chenango Canal Packet Boat Company
Oversize 1
1828 September 23
Oneida Observer, The Chenango Canal
Oversize 1
1830 March 10
Chenango Republican, Report of D.S. Bates, Engineer to the Honourable Commissioners of the Erie Canal, Oxford, NY
Box 1 Folder 8
1830
An appeal to the people of the state of NY in favor of the construction of the Chenango Canal
Box 1 Folder 9
1821
James A. Palmer, Survey Book
Box 1 Folder 10
undated
Sketch book no. 2, Notes on locks and creeks
Box 1 Folder 11
1827 August
Surveyor's notebook
Box 1 Folder 12
1827 August
Field book
Box 1 Folder 13
undated
Unidentified notebook
Box 1 Folder 14
1965 May 15
Profile of the Chenango Canal, Reprint
Box 1 Folder 15
1827, 1836, 1961-1962
Reproductions of NYS Assembly documents, notes on steam flow measurement, and historical notes
Box 1 Folder 16
1827
Expenditures of the Chenango Canal Committee notebook
Box 1 Folder 17
1827 July 31
Surveyor's notes
Box 1 Folder 18
1827 August 2
Surveyor's notes for Basher's Saw Mill Pond
Box 1 Folder 19
1827
Notebook (possibly of Ruben Tower)
Box 1 Folder 20
1827
Chenango Canal Field Book
Box 1 Folder 21
1827
Chenango Canal Field Book, No. 1
Box 1 Folder 22
1827 August
Chenango Canal Field Book, No. 2
Box 1 Folder 23
1827 November 1
Chenango Canal Field Book, No. 3
Box 1 Folder 24
1827
Survey notes, "Begin at the saw mill..."
Box 1 Folder 25
1827-1829, undated
Survey and level notes, Surrounding waterways
Box 1 Folder 26
1829
Survey and level, Morrisville
Oversize 1
1827 July 3
Oneida Observer--Extra, Speech: Of the Hon. T.G. Waterman on the Chenango Canal Bill, Utica, NY
Oversize 1
1828 September 3
Black River Gazette, Lowville, NY
Oversize 1
1828 December 26
The Albany Argus, The Chenango Canal, Albany, NY
Oversize 1
1830 April 27
The Elucidator, Utica, NY
Box 1 Folder 31
1827
Considerations in support of the memorial of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company, Albany, NY
Oversize 1
1827
Members and Officers of the NYS Assembly
Box 2 Folder 33
1827 November
Corrected official list of the members of Assembly
Box 2 Folder 34
1828
Members and Officers of the NYS Assembly
Box 2 Folder 35
1828
Members and Officers of the NYS Senate, 51st Session
Box 2 Folder 36
1828
Members and Officers of the NYS Senate, 51st Session
Box 2 Folder 37
1828 March 4
In Assembly: Report of the committee on canals and internal improvements, relative to the construction of the Chemung canal
Box 2 Folder 38
1828 March 4
In Assembly: Report of Mr. Granger, proposed as an amendment to that offered by Mr. A. Mann, jun.
Box 2 Folder 39
1829 March 31
In Assembly: Report of the committee on canals and internal improvements, relative to the construction of the "Owasco and Erie Canal Company"
Box 2 Folder 40
1853 September 27
Railroad Committee, Request for payment on stock
Box 2 Folder 41
1865, 1976
Canal History, Book list and picture
Box 2 Folder 42
1963, 1966-1967
Trichepex and Erie Canal Sesquicentennial Historical Summaries
Box 2 Folder 43
1983 January
James Plum, The Chenango Canal and Its Effect on Hamilton, NY
Box 2 Folder 44
1954
Barry Beyer, The Chenango Canal
Box 2 Folder 45
1984
Barry K. Beyer, The Chenango Canal

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries

Processing

Finding aid prepared by Kathleen Trychta and Francesca Livermore, October 16, 2012.

Citation

[Identification of item (Author, Title, and Date of item if known)], M2025, Chenango Canal collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.



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