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Archival Department
of the Darwin R.
Barker Historical

Open Tuesdays 4-8, Saturdays 1-5, and by appointment.
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Available Finding Aids

The Walworth/Forbes Papers
Deeds, land indentures, estate papers, personal and professional correspondence, financial documents, insurance documents, and patent papers belonging to Philo Orton, Abiram Orton, Benjamin Walworth,  and Elias Forbes. 
Walworth/Forbes Papers Finding Aid

Local Business Collection
The collection contains correspondence, advertisements, forms, receipts, and other ephemeral items distributed by businesses in and around Fredonia, NY.
Local Business Collection Finding Aid

Forest Hill Cemetery Records
This collection contains legal, financial, and administrative documents related to the organization and operation of the Forest Hill Cemetery Association.
Forest Hill Cemetery Records Finding Aid

The Browne Autograph Collection
A collection of autographs, with most being collected from contemporary political, literary, and theatre celebrities.
Browne Autograph Collection Finding Aid

Anna Saxton Collection
Programs and pamphlets related to early 20th-century graduations at the Fredonia Normal School and Fredonia High School. 
Anna Saxton Collection Finding Aid

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