Microfilm Collection

LOCAL HISTORY ROOM MICROFILM COLLECTION

Oneida Newspapers

Several 19th-century Oneida newspapers in the OPL’s Microfilm Collection have been digitized by Advantage Preservation and posted online with sophisticated search capabilities at the Digital Archives of the Oneida Public Library,  thanks to the generosity of the Friends of Oneida Public Library. The library’s digitized newspaper holdings currently include:
Oneida Dispatch (weekly), 16 September 1865-30 December 1881; 4 January 1884-28 December 1885; 2 April 1886-1 April 1887;
Oneida Sachem, 24 June 1854-30 May 1862;
Oneida Telegraph, 25 October 1851-9 October 1852.  

Oneida Democratic Union
(semiweekly) 
15 February 1872—30 September 1875
1 January 1885—29 December 1901

Oneida Evening Union
21 April 1898—30 September 1898

Oneida Free Press
 24 April 1880—20 March 1886

Oneida Post 
(weekly)
15 December 1883—7 December 1889
13 December 1890—30 December 1899

Oneida Telegraph
(available online at Digital Archives of the Oneida Public Library)
25 October 1851—9 October 1852

Oneida Sachem
(available online at Digital Archives of the Oneida Public Library)
24 June 1854—30 May 1862

Oneida Dispatch
(weekly, available online at Digital Archives of the Oneida Public Library)
16 September 1865—31 December 1869
7 January 1870—30 December 1881
4 January 1884—28 December 1885
2 April 1886—1 April 1887

Oneida Dispatch
(weekly)
26 January 1900—December 1900
January 1902—31 December 1914
8 October 1915—27 September 1918
10 January 1919—29 June 1928
11 December 1928—5 June 1929

Oneida Dispatch
(daily)
6 June 1929—30 June 1930
2 January 1931—30 September 1931
27 October 1931—31 December 1954
2 January 1956—30 September 1972
1 January 1973—April 2002 +

Oneida Dispatch on PDF Pages
(with Rome Observer and Oneida-Madison Pennysaver)
10 February 2011 – 16 June 2011
17 June 2011 – 13 October 2011
14 October 2011 – 9 February 2012
10 February 2012 – 27 June 2012
28 June 2012 – 31 December 2012
1 January 2013 – 11 April 2013
14 April 2013 – 18 June 2013
20 June 2013 – 18 August 2013
20 August 2013 – 27 October 2013
29 October 2013 – 31 December 2013
1 January 2014 – 31 March 2014

Chittenango Newspapers

Madison Democrat
4 March 1846—23 February 1848

Morrisville Newspapers

Madison Observer
30 September 1854—31 December 1857
3 January 1877—25 December 1878

Oneida and Area Directories

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Madison County, N.Y., for 1868-9.
Compiled and published by Hamilton Child. Syracuse: Journal Office, 1868.
Includes history of townships, statistics and directory of county businesses and farms and the people who work for them.

Oneida and Canastota Directory: Including Oneida Castle and Durhamville.
Ilion, N.Y.: Globe Directory Co.; Utica: T.J.Griffiths.
Directories for the years: 1884-1885, 1887-1888, 1892-1893, 1894-1895.

Ryan’s Directory of the City of Oneida: Including Oneida Castle, Durhamville and Sylvan Beach.
Oneida, N.Y.: W.S. Ryan Printing Co.
Directories for the years: 1901-1902, 1903-1904, 1905-1906, 1909-1910, 1915-1916, 1919-1920.

Oneida, Oneida Castle, Wampsville, Durhamville and Sherrill Directory (New York)
H. A. Manning Co., Schenectady, N.Y.
Directories for the years: 1922, 1923, 1927, 1928, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1939, 1941, 1945, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1981, 1983.

United States Census

Population Schedules of the Seventh Census (1850): Madison County

Population Schedules of the Eighth Census (1860): Madison County

Population Schedules of the Ninth Census (1870): Madison County

Population Schedules of the Tenth Census (1880): Madison County

Civil War Survivors and Widows (Special 1890 Census): Cayuga, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga and Oswego Counties

Population Schedules of the Twelfth Census (1900): Madison County with (in part) Livingston and Monroe Counties

Population Schedules of the Thirteenth Census (1910): Madison County with (in part) Livingston County

Population Schedules of the Fourteenth Census (1920): Madison County

Population Schedules of the Fifteenth Census (1930): Madison County

The New York Times

1854-1978

Time Magazine

(weekly)
January 1960—December 1963
September 1964-December 1976

Newsweek

(weekly)
January 1960—December 1974