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Local Publications

The following are a list of books available on the history of Elmira and Chemung County.

 

Curiosities of ELMIRA: Reveal the Bizarre & Intriguing Past of Elmira.  Published by Kelli Huggins.    

Retail Price:  $21.99 plus tax

 

Architects of Standing: Pierce & Bickford, Elmira, N. Y. 1890-1932Published in 1983 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $12.95 plus tax.

 

Around the Twin Tiers with Tom ByrnePublished in 1998 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $12.95 plus tax.

 

A Century of Outdoor Life and Recreation in the Southern Tier, 1865-1965.  Published in 1984 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $4.00 plus tax.

 

Chemung County Snapshots: Horseheads, New York 1853-1953Published in 2001 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $6.95 plus tax.

 

Chemung County Snapshots: The 100th Anniversary of the 1902 Flood and Elmira's Floods of 1889, 1935, and 1946Published in 2002 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $6.95 plus tax.

 

Chemung County Snapshots: The Bridges of Chemung County, by J. Arthur Kieffer.  Published in 2003 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $6.95 plus tax.

 

The County Fair CarnivalPublished in 1992 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $12.95 plus tax.

 

Dedication: May 15, 1982Published by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $2.00 plus tax.

 

The Flood of '72: In Elmira, Chemung CountyPublished in 1972 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $1.00 plus tax.

 

German Heritage of the Chemung ValleyPublished in 1987 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $1.00 plus tax.

 

The Golden Age of the Cigar and the Cigar Box, 1880-1920Published in 1983 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $1.00 plus tax.

 

Images of America: The Chemung Valley, by Diane L. Janowski and Allen C. Smith.  Published in 1998 by Arcadia Publishing.
Retail price: $18.99 plus tax.

 

A Link in the Great Chain: A History of the Chemung Canal, by Gary Emerson.  Published in 2004 by Purple Mountain Press.
Retail price: $12.50 plus tax.

  

The Lowman Bicentennial and Old Home Days Celebration, by Frances Osteen.  Published in1979.
Retail price: $1.00 plus tax.

 

New York's County Fairs: A History and Architectural Survey, by Barbara Campagna.  Published in 2001 by the Chemung County Historical Society. 
Retail price:  $23.95 plus tax.

 

150: A Celebration of Chemung County's Heritage.  Published in 1986 by the Chemung County Historical Society. 
Retail price: $4.00 plus tax.

 

Our Sense of Place: Neighborhoods in Chemung County.  Published in 1995 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $4.00 plus tax.

 

Ross Gilmore Marvin, Scientist, Teacher, Explorer: A "Tragedy in the Arctic,"  by James Vinton Stowell.  Published in 1954 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $1.00 plus tax.

 

Steeples on the Landscape: The Architecture of the Houses of Worship in Chemung County.  Published in 1988 by the Chemung County Historical Society.
Retail price: $1.00 plus tax.

 

Elmira Then and Now:  Illustrates the beautiful architecture that Elmira has lost over the years. This book is to promote the need for preservation of historic buildings. 

Retail Price $15.95 plus tax

 

The Junction Canal: A concise account of the brief life of a small canal in New York's Southern Tier, with Illustration by the author.

Retail price $15.95 Plus tax

 

101 Thing you didn’t about Elmira: Horace Martin Woodhouse amuses and edifies the reader with surprising facts about this eccentric Upstate New York Locale. 

Retail price $9.95 plus tax

 

Images: the 1972 Flood in New York’s Southern Tier: Celebrates the history of neighborhoods, town, and cities across the country - Out of Stock

Retail price $21.99 plus tax

 

Images: Elmira by James E. Hare and James Arthur Kieffer

Retail price $21.99 plus tax

 

Images: Horseheads by Marcia Tinker

Retail price $21.99 plus tax

 

The 179th New York Volunteer Infantry 1864 - 1865 by Edwin P. Rutan, II

Retail Price $24.95

 

Our County and It's People: A History of the Valley and County of Chemung by Ausburn Towner

Retail price $19.95

 

Helmira 1864-1865 DVD: The Andersonville of the North, by Bill Jaker

Retail price $26.95

 

Facing the Wall DVD:  A river that helped give birth to the city, fueled its economic growth, inspired it artists and writers defines the city in a way no other single object or person ever could.

Retail price $20.00 plus tax

 

300 Miles to Freedom DVD:  The filmmakers traveled John W. Jones route to freedom, and tell his story through the voices they meet along the way.

Retail price $20.00

 

For more information please contact Christine at (607) 734-4167 x 202 or