Otis A. Thompson Local History Room

Our collections include local newspapers, family files, obituary records, local news clippings files, as well as many reference works. Contact 607-334-4034 or no.history@4cls.org for more information or help with your specific research questions.


Tuesdays 1 – 4

Thursdays  9:00 am – 12 pm

Fridays 9 am – 12 pm

Others by Appointment – phone 607-334-4034

American Genealogist Contents

Ancestry Library Edition

Branches & Twigs Contents

Chenango County 2020 Vision

Chenango County GenWeb

Chenango County Genealogy Resources

Civil War Letters of Cyrus J. Hardaway

Digital Public Library of America

Chenango County Digitized Collection

Chenango County Digitized Newspapers

          Afton Digitized Newspapers

          Greene Digitized Newspapers/

          Norwich Digitized Newspapers

          Oxford Digitized Newspapers

          Sherburne Digitized Newspapers

Connecticut Nutmegger Contents


Otis Thompson Local History Room Family Files Index

fold3 Discover Your Family’s Military Past

fold3 From Outside the Library (need library card number)

Genealogical Periodical Contents 

Genealogy Resources by State

HeritageQuest Genealogy Database

High Bridge Wind Energy Project

History Unbound

Lee Avenue Railroad Area Superfund Site Information (more info available in LH Room)

Manufactured Gas Plant Record of Decision 2008 (more info available in LH Room)

New York Heritage Digital Collections

NYS Historic Newspapers

NYS Military Museum & Veterans Research Center

Otselic Valley History

Reverend D. Cutler’s Marriages

Revolutionary War Soldiers Data

Inquiry Form – Printable

Local History Blog

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