Olean Newspapers (available on microfilm)

Olean Journal

September 1852–May 1856

Olean Times

October 1860–July 1861
January 1884–December 1931

Olean Herald

September 1881–November 1925
January 1929–December 1931

Olean Times Herald

1932–Present

Archive newspapers are available on microfilm for use in the library.

Olean City Directory

In House

• 1874-1875• 1888-1889• 1899
• 1882• 1889-1890• 1901
• 1884-1885• 1891-1892• 1902
• 1886-1887• 1895-1896• 1904–1952 (biennial)
• 1887-1888• 1897• 1953–present (annual, except 1968)

Sandpumpings—part literary, part history magazine published by the students of Olean High School—featured interviews and articles of local historical interest and literary pieces.

Congress

Olean High School yearbook

  • 1922
  • 1925
  • 1927
  • 1930-1940
  • 1942–1954
  • 1957–1960
  • 1962–1966
  • 1971
  • 1974-1975
  • 1979-1980
  • 1982-1987
  • 1989
  • 1999
  • 2003
  • 2007–2016

You can help us complete our collection by donating unwanted Congress yearbooks to the library.

Local Census (Available on Microfilm)

  • 1810
    • Allegany
    • Clinton
    • Dutchess
    • Montgomery
    • Niagara
    • Orange
    • Sullivan
    • Washington
  • 1820
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
    • Chautauqua
    • Chenango
    • Clinton
    • Cortland
    • Franklin
    • Greene
    • Kings
    • Orange
  • 1830
    • Albany
    • Allegany
    • Broome
    • Cattaraugus
    • Clinton
  • 1840
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
  • 1850
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
  • 1860
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
  • 1870
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
  • 1880
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
  • 1890
    • No census available–special schedules
  • 1900
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
  • 1910
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
  • 1920
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus
  • 1930
    • Allegany
    • Cattaraugus