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Glenville, N.Y. Town Records

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: Michele Combs
Date: 19 Apr 2019

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.

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.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is on a single reel of microfilm.


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.

Related Material

See also the First Dutch Reformed Church (West Glenville, N.Y.) Records.

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.

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.

Table of Contents

Town records