History

Genesee County Military Notebook Collection


GENERAL INFORMATION
(Involving more than one military conflict)

MIL. #1 Genesee County Soldiers Burial Records
Arranged: By town and then by cemetery
Includes: Copies of D.A.R. Cemetery Records from the New York State Library, local newspaper articles regarding condition of cemeteries, plot locations, and many identify the military service
Size: 3” Notebook

MIL #2 Military Cemeteries
Arranged: By towns [Alabama, Alexander, Bethany, Corfu, Indian Falls, LeRoy, Pavilion, Batavia – Grand View and St. Joseph’s]
Includes: Surnames, Given Names, Dates of Birth, Dates of Death and Remarks (various war served)
Size: 2” Notebook

MIL #3 Deceased Veterans’ Records
Arranged: By War [WWI toVietnam]
Includes: Index to the files microfilmed for Genesee County Veterans Service;
      Files are located within the Archives and are sealed except for WWI
Size: 3” Notebook

MIL #4 Service Men & Women
Arranged: Random
Includes: Collection of newspaper articles / index includes: name, article description, event, service branch and indication of any photos
Size: 1” Notebook
Finding Aid: Indexed

MIL #5 Gold Star Memorial Book = Conflicts of the Korean War & the Vietnam War – Dedicated to the soldiers of Genesee County, that gave the ultimate sacrifice for the defense of the United States of America.
Arranged: By Alphabetical
Includes: Soldier’s name, photo (if available), birth date, death date, age, parents, school attended, enlistment, training, description of conflict and where buried.
Size: 1” Notebook
Donated: Tim Balonek, author

FRENCH & INDIAN WAR
[April 1754 – February 1763]

FIW#1 Marker Dedication
Arranged: Specific event and support documentation for marker dedication to the only Genesee County French & Indian War veteran [Roswell Parmelee]
Includes: General information about the war, copies of research collected by historians, dedication program and photographs
Size: 1” Notebook

REVOLUTIONARY WAR
[April 1775 – September 1783]

RW#1 Genesee County Revolutionary War Soldiers
Arranged: By subject
Includes: Burial listings, copies from the Beer’s Gazetteer, articles on various soldiers, Republican Advocate newspaper articles, and pension information
Size:  3” Notebook
Finding Guide: - Index

RW#2 Cemetery Records
Arranged: By Town
Includes: Alphabetic listings and headstone information
Size: 2.5” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index

Revolutionary War Soldiers of Genesee County – D.A.R. Patriot Project Collection
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: D.A.R. Patriot Project Worksheet, Family Group Record from Ancestry.com and copies of pensions

RW#3.1

INDEX

 

RW#3.2

Book #1

Adams-Cathcart

RW#3.3

Book #2

Chaddock-Graham

RW#3.4

Book #3

Graton-Knapp

RW#3.5

Book #4         

Law-Savacool

RW#3.6

Book #5

Selleck-Waldo

RW#3.7

Book #6

Walker-Wright

Size: Collection of 6 notebooks / 3” each
Finding Aid: Index / Separate notebook for collection / RW#3.1

WAR OF 1812
[June 18, 1812 – December 24, 1814]

War of 1812 #1 – Reference
Arranged: Subject
Includes: Timeline, maps, newspaper articles, copies pertaining to the war from local history books and websites
Size: 2” Notebook

War of 1812 #2 – Arsenals in Batavia

Arranged: Subject
Includes: Newspaper articles, copies from the New York State Archives:
* Public papers from Governor Daniel D. Tompkins
*New YorkStateMilitary Affairs Records
* Selected Audits ofNew YorkStateComptroller
Size: 2” Notebook

War of 1812 #3 – Genesee County Militia & Military Appointments 1783-1821 Arranged: Chronological
Includes: Military Minutes of the Council of Appointment of the State ofNew York
Information = Name, Year, Rank and Town
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index

War of 1812 #4 – Soldiers Burials, Letters & Found
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Listing of burials, transcription from two letters and information on the soldiers found = Newspaper articles, obituaries, applications for headstones (few)
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index of the soldiers found

War of 1812 #5 – Listed in the Genesee County Gazetteer & Biographical Record 1788-1890
Arranged: Town
Includes: Copies from the Gazetteer regarding soldiers and war recollections
Size:  2” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index 

War of 1812 #6 Payroll of Light Infantry – Company Commanded by Captain Davis Arranged: Chronological
Includes: Photocopies of original Payroll Records kept by Heman Redfield from November –December 1813 with typed transcriptions
Size:  1.5” Notebook

War of 1812 #7 – Claims
Arranged: Subject
Includes: Copies from theNew YorkState Archives:
           Damages to Property
           Militia
           Niagara Sufferers
           Porter’s Volunteers
           Prisoners of War
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Aid: Description of Records Copied / includes names

War of 1812 #8 – Claims for Expenses of Clothing & Equipment A-H
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Copies of individual claims from the New York State Archives:
            Name of Applicant
            Residence / Town
            Claim Number
            Amount Allowed
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index

War of 1812 #9 – Claims for Expenses of Clothing & Equipment J-S
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Copies of individual claims from the New York State Archives:
            Name of Applicant
            Residence / Town
            Claim Number
            Amount Allowed
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index

War of 1812 #10 – Claims for Expenses of Clothing & Equipment So-W
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Copies of individual claims from the New York State Archives:
            Name of Applicant
            Residence / Town
            Claim Number
            Amount Allowed
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index

War of 1812 #11 – Claims for Expenses of Clothing & Equipment Provided by the Tonawanda Reservation / A - E
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Copies of individual claims from the New York State Archives:
            Name of Applicant
            Residence / Town
            Claim Number
            Amount Allowed
Also: Newspaper articles and obituaries
Size: 2” Notebook
Finding Aid: List of Claims

War of 1812 #12 – Claims for Expenses of Clothing & Equipment Provided by the Tonawanda Reservation / F - P
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Copies of individual claims from the New York State Archives:
            Name of Applicant
            Residence / Town
            Claim Number
            Amount Allowed
Size: 2” Notebook
Finding Aid: List of Claims (Filed within vol. War of 1812 #11)

War of 1812 #13 – Claims for Expenses of Clothing & Equipment Provided by the Tonawanda Reservation / R - Z
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Copies of individual claims from the New York State Archives:
            Name of Applicant
            Residence / Town
            Claim Number
            Amount Allowed
Size: 2” Notebook
Finding Aid: List of Claims (Filed within vol. War of 1812 #11)

War of 1812 #14 – Genesee County Applications
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Copies of individual applications for pensions from the National Archive’s Microfilm:
            Name of Applicant
            Wife/Claimant
            Town
Size: 1.5” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index

MEXICAN WAR
[May 13, 1846– February 2, 1848]
MW#1 Genesee County Mexican War Soldiers
Arranged: Random
Includes: Collection obituaries
Size:  1” Notebook

CIVIL WAR
[April 12, 1861 – April 1865]

CW#1 8th New York Heavy Artillery in Baltimore 1862-1864
Arranged: 8th New York Heavy Artillery in Baltimore 1862-1864
Includes: Article written by Kathryn W. Lerch published in Maryland Historical Magazine, Vol. 92 No.1 (Spring 1997) – total of 26 pages and support documentation
Size: 1.5” Notebook

CW#2 Letters of the 8th New York Heavy Artillery
Arranged: Chronologically
Includes: From August 1862 to June 1865, 255 letters were exchanged between Genesee County soldiers in the 8th NY Heavy Artillery (129 NY Volunteers) and their families – the three prime soldier letters were Thomas Jasper Dean, Marshall Norton Cook, and John Jay Sherman. There were additional miscellaneous writers: Norman Martin (Co. H.), Merritt James Munger (medical cadet), Captain Alexander Gardner (Co. I.), and Charlotte W. Ford (ward clerk).  Letters to and from family members are included. Each letter is prefaced by initials in bold identifying the writer and recipient. [Letters were typed, spelling, capitalization and most punctuation has been left “as is”, though periods were added for ease of reading.] Compiled by Kathryn W. Lerch
Size: 2” Notebook

CW#3 GeneseeCounty Civil War Soldiers
Arranged: By Town
Includes: GeneseeCounty Civil War Soldiers – containing information taken from Beer’s Gazetteer & Directory of Genesee County, 1890; compiled by Lois Brockway, History Department Clerk – total of 64 pages plus copies of general Civil War information.
Size:  1” Notebook
Finding Guide: Index

CW#4 Civil WarGeneseeCounty Bits and Pieces of Information
Arranged:
Includes: Civil War GeneseeCountyBits and Pieces of Information, collection of local newspaper articles compiled by Lois Brockway, History Department Clerk, 1996
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Guide – Index

CW#5 Troops Furnished by Genesee County
Arranged: By town, alphabetic by soldiers
Includes: Typed transcript compiled from the Officers, Soldiers and Seaman – composing the quotas of the troops furnished to the United States, created by town clerks.  Includes all towns except Byron.  Information may include; name, address, birth, rank, regiment, enlistment, race, bounty, marital status, father and mother former occupation, post war address, and battles fought. [Collection is also available on microfilm]
Size: 3” Notebook – total of 5 Notebooks:
            CW#5.1 - Index
            CW#5.2 - Alabama – Byron [Excluding Batavia] (Pages 1-308)
            CW#5.3 - Batavia (Pages 309-478)     
            CW#5.4 - Batavia (Pages 479-726)
            CW#5.5 – Darien – Oakfield (Pages 727-1,054)
            CW#5.6 – Pavilion – Stafford (Pages 1,055-1,264)
Finding Guide: Index

CW#6 Civil War Soldiers
Arranged: Alphabetically
Includes: Copies of index cards – probably taken from Enlistment Records kept by the G.A.R., copied by the History Department, 1998 – Name, Rank, and Regiment
Size: 1” Notebook

CW#7Genesee CountyCivil War Regimental Posters
Arranged: Alphabetical and Regiment listings
Includes: Photocopies of original posters and Genesee County Civil War Regimental Poster Index [created by Jim Carr, Department Volunteer, 2001] Contains – Name, Rank, Regiment, Company, and Comments (Note: Originals are filed in the Map Case/Military drawer) List of Regiments include:
            1st        NY Dragoons Company G
            8th        NY Artillery Company A-M
            19th      NY Independent Battery
            22nd      Independent NY Battery Light Artillery
            28th      Regiment NY Volunteers Company F
            94th      Regiment NY Volunteers Company F
            100th    Regiment NY Volunteers Company E
            129th    Regiment NY Volunteers Company H & Company I
            151st    Regiment NY Volunteers Company C
            153rd    Regiment NYS Volunteers Infantry Company D
Size: 3.5” Notebook

CW#8 North’s Description & Biographical Record
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Genesee County Civil War List from North’s Description & Biographical Record, 1899 [Compiled by the History Department, 1984] Contains Last Name, First Name, Rank and Regiment
Size: 1” Notebook

CW#9 Genesee County Civil War Soldiers
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Copies of cards compiled from Town Clerk information on Officers, Soldiers and Seaman (CW#6), Soldiers’ Headstone Application to the Board of Supervisors, Obituaries, Newspaper Articles, Genealogies, Funeral Expenses Applications and/or Discharge Certificates (Compiled by History Department Staff, students, Department Volunteers)
Size: 3” Notebooks – Total of 11:
            CW#9.1 – Index
            CW#9.2 – Abby - Boyle (Pages 1-308)
            CW#9.3 – Brace - Coddington (Pages 309-598)
            CW#9.4 – Coe - Dimick (Pages 599-858)
            CW#9.5 – Dingmann – Furnace (Pages 859-1,158)
            CW#9.6 – Gage – Hicks (Pages 1,159-1,452)
            CW#9.7 – High – Kreutzer (Pages 1,453-1,756)
            CW#9.8 – Lacey – Merrill (Pages 1,757-2,066)
            CW#9.9 – Merrill – Redfield (Pages 2,067 – 2,468)
            CW#9.10 – Reed – Swift (Pages 2,469-2,876)
            CW#9.11 – Taft – Wiard (Pages 2,877 – 3,220)
            CW#9.12 – Wicker – Zwetsch (Pages 3,221-3,356)
Finding Guide: Index = Soldiers in Battles
CW#9.13     Soldiers in Battles
CW#9.14     Abbey – Hall
CW#9.15     Hall – Rawling
CW#9.16     Rawson - Zwetsch
Size: 3” notebooks:
Includes: Last Name / First & Middle Name / Town / Battle Code / Death Date / Died in Battle or wounds / Wounded / P.O.W. / Rank / Regiment / and Birth Date

CW#10 Civil War Newspaper Articles
Arranged: Chronologically
Includes: Collection of Civil War local Newspaper Articles (Compiled by Judy Stiles, History Department Research Assistant, 2006) Articles have been typed
Size: 3” Notebook – total of 5
            CW#10.1 – 1861
            CW#10.2 – 1862
            CW#10.3 – 1863
            CW#10.4 – 1864
            CW#10.5 – 1865
Finding Guide – Index contains: Last Name, First Name and Title of Article

CW#11 Civil War Collection Compiled by June Chamberlain
Arranged: Randomly
Includes: Obituaries, headstone and cemetery information, newspaper articles and information of the 8th New York Heavy Artillery
Size: 3” Notebook - total of 2 / CW# 11.1 and CW#11.2

CW#11.2 = Compiled by June Chamberlain
Arranged: Randomly
Includes: Obituaries, headstone and cemetery information, newspaper articles and information of the 8th New York Heavy Artillery
Size: 3” Notebook – 2 of 2  
Finding Aid: Index

CW#11.3 Civil War Era
Arranged: Randomly
Includes: Collection of Family Genealogy / Donated by Michael Tucker
Size: 2” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index 

CW#11.4 –General Upton’s Letters 1858-1881
Arranged: Chronologically
Includes: Collection of photocopies of handwritten correspondence
Size: 3” Notebook

CW#11.5 – Collection of Newspaper Articles Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War 2011-2015
Size: 1” Notebook

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
[April 25, 1898 to August 12, 1898]

SAW #1 Spanish-American War Newspaper Articles
Arranged: Chronological
Includes: A collection of newspaper articles about Genesee County’s contribution to the war effort – created in honor of the Centennial of the Spanish-American War (majority are typed)
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Guide: Index of some of the names mentioned in the collection

SAW #2 Spanish-American War Soldiers
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: A collection of newspaper articles regarding individuals who served their country in some capacity during the Spanish-American War
Size: 1” Notebook

WORLD WAR I
[April 6, 1917-November 11, 1918]

WWI#1 World War I Newspaper Articles
Arranged: Chronological
Includes: A collection of local newspaper articles from the Batavia Daily News [Compiled through an AmeriCorps project 2006 by Sarah Duval; financed by the Genesee County Historians Association]
Size:  3” Notebook – total of 13:
            WWI#1.1 –     Index A-Hom
            WWI#1.2 –     Index Hom-Z
            WWI#1.3 –     Master Index for only 1917
            WWI#1.4 –     4/6/1917 - 7/3/1917
            WWI#1.5 –     7/5/1917 - 9/28/1917  
            WWI#1.6 –     10/1/1917 - 12/11/1917
            WWI#1.7 –     12/11/1917 - 3/2/1918
            WWI#1.8 –     3/4/1918 - 4/22/1918
            WWI#1.9 –     4/22/1918 - 6/19/1918
            WWI#1.10 –   6/21/1918 - 8/22/1918
            WWI#1.11 –   8/22/1918 - 10/8/1918
            WWI#1.12 –   10/8/1918 - 11/29/1918
            WWI#1.13 –   11/30/1918 - 3/8/1919 [Plus Post War articles]
Finding Guide: Master Index for 1917 and Index A-Hom, Hom-Z which includes two large categories, Home Front and Military.  Each contains subcategories:

Home Front: Military:
  1. Advertisements
  2. Agriculture
  3. Aliens
  4. Farm Cadets
  5. Flag Raisings
  6. Health
  7. Home Defense
  8. Liberty Loans
  9. Parades
  10. Patriotic
  11. Red Cross
  12. Salvation Army
  13. Sports
  14. Thrift Stamp
  15. United War Work
  16. War Savings Stamps
  17. Women and the War
  18. Y.M.C.A.
  1. Ambulance Corps
  2. Census
  3. Draft
  4. Health
  5. National Guard
  6. Recruiting
  7. Training
  8. Troop Transport

WWI#2 General Information
Arranged: By subject
Includes: Timeline of World War I, soldiers obituaries, 1933 list of dead, articles and the index to WWI Deceased Veterans
Size: 1” Notebook
 
WWI #3.1 World War I Defense Council & Veterans Service Data
Arranged: By town
Includes: World War I Defense Council correspondence of the County Home Defense Committees [Copied from microfilmed located in the New York State Archives, 2006] and World War I Veterans Service Data which may contain: list of the soldiers from the community, service record forms for each veteran, photographs of the veteran, narratives of home-front activities, memorabilia, personal information and newspaper clippings. [Copied from microfilm located in the New York State Archives / roll #13. These documents were collected by the State Historian in response to a joint resolution of the New York Senate and Assembly. As no funding was available for this project, the State Historian relied on officially appointed local historians to collect and forward information relating to their communities’ role in the war.  Only two-thirds of the communities proved information as it appears most communities did not have an officially appointed historian and as a result the files vary considerably.]  Information copied for Genesee County includes:

Town and Village of Alexander 13 pages
Batavia 17 pages
Town and Village of Bergen 8 pages
Village of Corfu & Town of Pembroke 20 pages
Town of Darien & Elba  8 pages

Size: 2” Notebook

WWI #3.2 World War I Veterans Service Data for LeRoy
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: World War I Veterans Service Data for LeRoy (218 pages) which may contain: list of the soldiers from the community, service record forms for each veteran, photographs of the veteran, narratives of home-front activities, memorabilia, personal information and newspaper clippings. Also includes community Home Front activities. [Copied from microfilm located in the New York State Archives / roll #13. These documents were collected by the State Historian in response to a joint resolution of the New York Senate and Assembly. As no funding was available for this project, the State Historian relied on officially appointed local historians to collect and forward information relating to their communities’ role in the war.  Only two-thirds of the communities proved information as it appears most communities did not have an officially appointed historian and as a result the files vary considerably.] 
Size: 3” Notebook

WORLD WAR II
[December 7, 1941 –December 31, 1946]
WWII#1 World War II Newspaper Articles
Arranged: Chorological
Includes: Collection of newspaper articles taken from the Batavia Daily News pertaining to all aspects of the war [Compiled during 2007-2010 by AmeriCorps Members - Brandy Alden, Alice (Vickie) Becker and Ruth Koch and Department Volunteers]
Size: 3” Notebook – total of 30 binders        

Catalog No.

Year

Date

Pages

Index for WWII#1.1– WWII#1.5 1941-1942

WWII#1.1

1941-1942

12/8/1941- 2/28/1942

1 – 295

WWII#1.2

1942

3/2/1942-4/30/1942

297 – 528

WWII#1.3

1942

5/1/1942-6/30/1942

529 – 743

WWII#1.4

1942

7/1/1942-9/30/1942

745 – 1056

WWII#1.5

1942

10/1/1942-12/31/1942

1057-1385

WWII#1.6 – WWII#1.11 1943

  • Abell – Home Index for Front
  • Hongan – Rowley
  • Ritchin - Zybeck

WWII#1.6

1943

1/2/1943- 3/31/1943

1 – 330

WWII#1.7       

1943

4/1/1943–5/29/1943

331- 616

WWII#1.8

1943

6/1/1943–7/3/1943

617- 822

WWII#1.9       

1943

7/6/1943–8/31/1943

823 -1105

WWII#1.10     

1943

9/1/1943–11/1/1943

1107 -1494

WWII#1.11

1943

11/1/1943-12/31/1943

1495-1886

Index for WWII#1.12 – WWII#1.19  1944

WWII#1.12

1944

1/3/1944-2/29/1944

1-298

WWII#1.13

1944

3/1/1944-4/29/1944

299-592

WWII#1.14

1944

5/1/1944-6/30/1944

593-820

WWII#1.15

1944

7/1/1944-8/31/1944

821-1150

WWII#1.16

1944

8/31/1944-9/30/1944

1151-1380

WWII#1.17

1944

10/2/1944-10/31/1944

1381-1622

WWII#1.18

1944

11/1/1944-11/30/1944

1623-1852

WWII#1.19

1944

11/30/1944-12/30/1944

1853-2090

Index for WWII#1.20 – WWII#1.26 1945

WWII#1.20

1945

1/2/1945-1/31/1945

1-240

WWII#1.21

1945

2/1/1945-3/31/1945

241-566

WWII#1.22

1945

4/2/1945-5/31/1945

567-790

WWII#1.23

1945

6/1/1945-7/31/1945

791-1046

WWII#1.24

1945

8/1/1945-9/29/1945

1047-1300

WWII#1.25

1945

10/1/1945-11/30/1945

1301-1588

WWII#1.26

1945

12/1/1945-12/31/1945

1589-1758

Index for WWII#1.27 – WWII#1.30 1946

WWII#1.27

1946

1/2/1946-3/30/1946

1-268

WWII#1.28

1946

4/1/1946-5/31/1946

269-442

WWII#1.29

1946

5/31/1946-9/3/1946

443-690

WWII#1.30

1946

9/3/1946-12/31/1946

691-946

Finding Aid: Indexed [Index created by Judy Stiles, History Department’s Research Assistant; project was financed by the Genesee County Historians Association]

WWII # 2 World War II List of Soldiers
Arranged: Random
Includes: Photocopies of Newspaper Clippings [Last Name, First Name, Rank, Description of article, Event, Service Branch and if there is a photograph are included in the index]
Book Catalog No: 02.6 / ANO / .0104
Size: 2” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index

WWII #3 World War II Local Reference
Arranged: Random
Includes: Daily New Index 1942 – 1945
                 Photocopies of Obituaries
                 Photocopies of Newspaper Articles regarding Local Veterans
Size: 3” Notebook

WWII #4 World War II Veterans Oral History Project
Arranged: Alphabetical by Veteran’s Last Name
Includes: Transcriptions of oral histories for:
                Abrams, Walter
                Brill, Mary
                Case, John
                Hawley, R. Stephen
                Ross, Lawrence
               Zito, Anthony (Butch)
Size: 3” Notebook

WWII #5.1 World War II Oakfield Soldiers Records
Arranged: Alphabetical by Veteran’s Last Name
Includes: Book 1 of 2 A-L
Photocopies of forms “Recognizing their contribution Genesee County is participating in the New York State program to obtain a record of every boy and girl who rendered war service to their country”
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index

WWII #5.2 World War II Oakfield Soldiers Records
Arranged: Alphabetical by Veteran’s Last Name
Includes: Book 2 of 2 M-Z
Photocopies of forms “Recognizing their contribution Genesee County is participating in the New York State program to obtain a record of every boy and girl who rendered war service to their country”
Size: 3” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index

KOREAN WAR
[June 27, 1950 – January 31, 1955]

KW#1 Korean War Newspaper Articles
Arranged: Chronological
Includes: Assault from the Sea – The Amphibious Landing at Inchon by Curtis A. Utz – 50th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Edition (2000)[Located in KW#1.1]; Collection of newspaper articles taken from the Batavia Daily News pertaining to all aspects of the war (Compiled by G.C.C. students and Judy Stiles, History Department’s Research Assistant 2003 to 2005)
Size: 3” Notebook – total of 18

KW#1.1 * 2/28 - 10/31 1950 Pages 1-235 Soldiers
KW#1.2 * 11/1 - 12/7 1950 Pages 237-389 Soldiers
  3/11 - 12/30 1950 Pages 1-172 General Articles
KW#1.3 * 1/3 - 3/1 1951 Pages 1-204 Soldiers
KW#1.4 3/1 - 6/30 1951 Pages 205-491 Soldiers
KW#1.5 7/2 - 10/31 1951 Pages 493-747 Soldiers
KW#1.6 11/1 - 12/31 1951 Pages 749-915 Soldiers
KW#1.7 * 1/2 - 12/31 1951 Pages 1 - 293 General Articles
KW#1.8 * 1/7 - 2/18 1952 Pages 1- 222 Soldiers
KW#1.9 2/18 - 5/1 1952 Pages 223 - 498 Soldiers
KW#1.10 5/1 - 7/17 1952 Pages 499 - 798 Soldiers
KW#1.11 7/17 - 9/30 1952 Pages 799 - 1084 Soldiers
KW#1.12 9/30 - 12/31 1952 Pages 1085 - 1367 Soldiers
KW#1.13 * 1/2 - 12/31 1952 Pages 1 - 218 General Articles
KW#1.14 * 1/2 - 3/5 1953 Pages 1 - 222 Soldiers
KW#1.15 3/5 - 6/8 1953 Pages 223 - 482 Soldiers
KW#1.16 6/8 - 10/14 1953 Pages 483 - 760 Soldiers
KW#1.17 * 10/14 - 2/26 1953 Pages 761 - 941 Soldiers
1/7 - 1/25/1953 & 1/25 1954   Pages 1 - 74 General Articles
KW#1.18 – Articles in this notebook either had no date identified or were found after the collection had been assembled.  Some of the information was taken from the Internet [Timeline and Overview of Battles & Offensives].  Obituaries are located in the back and are added to as they are found.

Finding Guide: Indexed per year [Indicated with an *] – Name, Title of Article and Date

VIETNAM WAR
[January 1, 1963 – May 7, 1975]

VW#1 Vietnam War Newspaper Articles
Arranged: Chronological
Includes: Collection of newspaper articles taken from the Batavia Daily News pertaining to all aspects of the war [Compiled by AmeriCorps Member – Sarah Duval, Judy Stiles, History Department’s Research Assistant and Department volunteers 2005 to 2007; financed by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #193]
Size: 3” Notebook – total of 22

VW#1.1 1/2-7/1 1963 Pages 1-280 Includes Timeline & 1963 Index
VW#1.2 7/1-12/31 1963 Pages 281-607  
VW#1.3 1/2 - 7/14 1964 Pages 1-184 Includes 1964 Index
VW#1.4 7/17 - 12/31 1964 Pages 185-380  
VW#1.5 1/2 - 7/31 1965 Pages 1-166 Includes 1965 Index
VW#1.6 8/2 - 12/31 1965 Pages 167-335  
VW#1.7 1/3 - 7/15 1966 Pages 1-224 Includes 1966 Index
VW#1.8 7/16 - 12/31 1966 Pages 225-490  
VW#1.9 1/3 - 5/31 1967 Pages 1-190 Includes 1967 Index
VW#1.10 6/1 - 10/14 1967 Pages 191-426  
VW#1.11 10/16 - 12/30 1967 Pages 427-573  
VW#1.12 1/2 - 5/9 1968 Pages 1-238 Includes 1968 Index
VW#1.13 5/9 - 8/30 1968 Pages 239-480  
VW#1.14 9/3 - 12/31 1968 Pages 481-709  
VW#1.15 1/2 - 4/11 1969 Pages 1-196 Includes 1969 Index
VW#1.16 4/11 - 8/29 1969 Pages 197-442  
VW#1.17 8/29 - 12/31 1969 Pages 443-666  
VW#1.18 1/ 2 - 6/30 1970 Pages 667-949  
VW#1.19 7/1/70 - 2/27/71 Pages 951-1,300  
VW#1.20 3/3/71 - 8/30/72 Pages 1,301-1,602  
VW#1.21 9/1/72 - 6/18/74 Pages 1,603- 1,815  
VW#1.22 Master Index 1963 - 1974  

Finding Guide: Indexed – Name, Title of Article, Date, Newspaper page and Notebook page number

VW#2 Vietnam Veterans Deceased
Arranged:
Includes: Vietnam Veterans Deceased [Compiled by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #193] Contains names, death dates, parents’ names, siblings’ names and newspaper articles
Size: 1” Notebook

VW#3 Vietnam Veterans Interviews
Arranged: Alphabetical
Includes: Transcriptions of interviews with Vietnam Veterans:
            Gary Clark                   19 pages
            Ronald Mosicki            17 pages
 [Conducted by AmeriCorps Member – Sarah Duval, 2005; financed by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #193]
Size: 1” Notebook

MS#1 Military Service 2002-2004
Arranged: Chronologically
Includes: Collection of local newspaper articles regarding:
Military Service
         WWII Veterans
         Iraq War
        “Service Notes”
Size: 2” Notebook
Finding Aid: Index