Scrapbooks have long been an important part of the historical record. The digital scrapbooks presented here provide a glimpse of the wide variety of scrapbooks maintained in the Grosvenor and Rare Book Room collections.

Collection Items

Woman suffrage : newspaper clippings May, 1900-Nov., 1910
Volume consists of newspaper clippings from newspapers in the Buffalo, New York area as well as papers throughout the country. The clippings are dated along with the source.

Caroline Hickman Photos of and Correspondence with Soldier Relatives
This WWI scrapbook of mementos kept and left by Mrs. Edward [Caroline Altes] Hickman are loaned by her grandson, Franklin Hickman Meyer, D.D.S. of Eden, NY. Contained in the collection are photos, postcards and correspondence. The many letters to…

Nelson Fischer WWII Scrapbook, 1940-1944
The Nelson Fischer Scrapbook was compiled by Thelma Fischer from 1940-1944 and donated to the Grosvenor Room of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Nelson Fischer served in United States Army during World War II, and his wife, Thelma composed…

Otowega Club scrapbook : 1895-1905
"The Otowega Club, built in 1895 by the architects Green and Wicks, was located ... at the corner of Starin and Linden Avenues, in the Central Park District. The club was a family institution and an integral part of the neighborhood's social life.…
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