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  • Seburn Family Fonds, 1757-1936, n.d. (non-inclusive) 

    Adams, Anne (2017-12-07)
    31 cm. (1 small and 2 oversize boxes) of textual records 113 b&w photos 10 tintypes 2 daguerreotypes 1 wooden stamp
  • The New Niagara 

    Hartt, Rollin Lynde (n.d.)
    The article discusses the building up of the area around Niagara Falls due to the "new era of electricity". The author describes the ways in which they are surrounded by the benefits of electrical power, "This plunging ...
  • The Enslaving of Niagara 

    MacDonald Oxley, J. (1903)
    The article discusses the harnessing of Niagara Falls for its power use. The article begins discussing 1889 when the "Cataract Construction Company, an American corporation, whereof Mr. William B. Rankine, of New York, ...
  • Niagara - The Scene of Perilous Feats 

    Dunlop, Orrin E. (1902)
    An article describing the many "perilous feats" performed at Niagara Falls. Some of the stunts/performers mentioned include: Hazlett and Sarah Allen, Steve Peere, Harry Colcord, Monsier Blondin, Maria Spelterina, Maud ...
  • The Passing of Niagara 

    Hartt, Mary B. (1901)
    The article begins by discussing the "green solitude" that existed at the time of Father Hennepin's first views of Niagara Falls. The article then starts to discuss the changes occurring as more power companies are involved, ...
  • Niagara 

    Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer; Castaigne (pictures), A. (1899)
    The article describes Niagara Falls and the surrounding areas, including: The American Fall in Winter, Suspension Bridge, Niagara River, The Crest of the American Fall, the "Maid of the Mist", Goat Island, Prospect Park, ...
  • The Queen Victoria Niagara Falls Park 

    Unknown author (1897)
    The article discusses the beauty of Queen Victoria Park and the recent Commissioners' Report which included "numerous illustrations, giving some of the most striking views both of the Falls and of the park...". Also ...
  • "A Day at Niagara" - Demorest's Family Magazine 

    Johnston, Frances Benjamin (1893-08)
    An article describing the wonder of Niagara Falls and the many sites and sounds that surround it. Included is a map of Niagara Falls and some photographs/illustrations that include: Goat Island, The American Falls, ...
  • The Seven Travelers at Niagara 

    Unknown author (1859-03)
    A short story telling of seven travelers to Niagara Falls and sites and sounds they encounter on their journey. The end of the story describes Niagara as "Stupendous as is the actual, the idea involved is even greater. ...
  • Niagara - Harper's New Monthly Magazine 

    Unknown author (1853-08)
    A descriptive journey around Niagara Falls. The article includes illustrations of "The Falls from above, on the Canada shore", "The Horseshoe Falls, From near the ferry, Canada shore", "The Tower, From near the ferry, ...
  • How the Power Companies Beautify Niagara 

    McFarland, J. Horace (1906-10)
    The article begins by discussing that over a year previously, "the readers of The Ladies' Home Journal were urged to act for Niagara preservation an international way of appealing to President Roosevelt, and to Earl Grey ...
  • The Over-Song of Niagara 

    Logan, J.D. (1907-05-09)
    A song about the strength of the Falls, "Why stand ye, nurslings of Earth, before my gates, Mouthing aloud my glory and my thrall? Are ye alone the playthings of the fates, And only ye o'ershadowed with a pall? Turn from ...
  • Niagara River, Gorge and Falls 

    Hovey, H.C. (1886-09-11)
    The article discusses Professor Woodward's findings/formula of erosion at the Horseshoe Falls. Later in the article, Dr. Pohlman's views are also discussed.
  • Niagara Falls, 1852 

    Unknown author (1852)
    A brief description of the natural beauty of Niagara Falls. The description of the Falls begins to explain waterway system, "The Interior of America north of the source of the Mississippi is an elevated plain, from which ...
  • Photograph - The Royal Colonial Tour: The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall at Niagara Falls, 1901 

    Miller, C.A. (1901-10-13)
    A photograph captioned "The Royal Colonial Tour: The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall at Niagara Falls, October 13." The photograph shows a large group of fifteen individuals standing in front of the rapids of Niagara Falls.
  • "The Scheme for Saving Life at Niagara" - The Graphic, 1898 

    Unknown author (1898-04-02)
    The article called "The Scheme for Saving Life at Niagara: A Life Saver at Niagara" discusses the number of "fatal accidents at Niagara Falls of late". It mentions the number of boats that become caught in the rapids and ...
  • Illustration - Brock Memorial Church of St. Saviour, Queenston, Ont. 

    Townsend, S.H. (1891)
    An illustration of the Brock memorial Church of St. Saviour, Queenston, Ont.
  • An eye Sketch of the Falls of Niagara 

    Stockdale, J. (1798-11-16)
    A map titled "An eye Sketch of the Falls of Niagara". The map shows Lake Ontario to Lake Erie and both the Canadian and American sides of the Niagara River.
  • Sketches of Niagara Falls 

    Unknown author (1792)
    Two sketches of Niagara Falls. The first is captioned "Scene at Niagara 1792" and the second "Scene below the Falls: Niagara 1792".
  • The Motive Power of Niagara Falls 

    Unknown author (1878)
    The brief article discusses the plan to "use the Fall to make compressed air, which is to be the means of transmitting motion to a distance." It also discusses the "practical working of the machinery" in a step by step process.