New York State Historical Association - Research Library Special Collections P.O. Box 800, 5798 State Highway 80 Cooperstown, NY 13326 (607) 547-1470
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit
New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Ralph Beach Papers
1.0 Cubic feet + 1 volume
This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.
Coll. No. 418
Scope and Content Note
Contains diaries and a ledger, along with correspondence, accounts, receipts, orders, notes, and ephemera of Ralph Beach. Also includes an account book of George W. Beach.
Ralph Beach (b. 1818) was a rural entrepreneur and farmer in Watson, Lewis County, N.Y., whose activities included running a lumber and grist mill, and starting a cheese factory.
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.
Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research. If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of fair use, that user may be liable for copyright infringement.
This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.