The collection includes documents, and other material dating back to early 19th century with a few late 18th century documents. Items include scrapbooks on various topics including schools, Howland Hospital, and sports; account and ledger books for many organizations including the Grand Army of the Republic; letters from the front, World War I; 1769 Dutchess Tax List, Civil War muster rolls; pamphlets and souvenir books from many organizations; school diplomas;and other material related to Beacon, Fishkill Landing and Matteawan.


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