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Glenville, N.Y. Town Records

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Glenville (N.Y. : Town)
Title: Glenville, N.Y. Town Records
Inclusive Dates: 1820-1892
Quantity: 1 reel
Abstract: Town records from Glenville, a town in Schenectady County, New York. Includes meeting minutes and account books for various town boards and officers.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Glenville is a town in Schenectady County, New York. It was incorporated in 1821 and named after Alexander Lindsay Glen, an early settler who came from Scotland. West Glenville is a small hamlet in the northwestern portion of town that dates to the early 19th century.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Glenville, N.Y. Town Records consist of town records on microfilm. These include meeting minutes for various town boards and account books for the town treasurer and assessor.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is on a single reel of microfilm.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Municipal government -- New York (State)
School boards--New York (State)


Glenville (N.Y. : Town) -- History.
Schenectady County (N.Y.) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Financial records.
Minutes (administrative records)
Municipal records.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Glenville, N.Y. Town Records,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unknown. Possibly acquired with other West Glenville material.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Michele Combs
Date: 19 Apr 2019
Revision history: 23 Apr 2019 - processed

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Town records
Reel 46 Town meeting minutes 1821-1861
Reel 46 Town trustee minutes 1821-1857
Reel 46 School board minutes 1821-1847
Reel 46 Treasurer's account books 1820-1892
Reel 46 Assessor's books 1821-1822, 1828

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