Funded by 2007 and 2008 Regional Bibliographic Databases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing Program Grants through the Western New York Library Resources Council.
The Holland Land Company Records comprise mostly microfilmed material relating to the United States investment activities of the Holland Land Company, an early 19th century Dutch corporation. The main collection, the Archives of the Holland Land Company, spans the years 1789-1869. It is available on 202 reels which were filmed in the Netherlands.
Contents and Inventory
1,363 color maps from the Archives of the Holland Land Company, featuring maps from the state of New York and the western New York region as well as from other Holland Land Company holdings and locations throughout the eastern United States. More
Inventory of the Archives of the Holland Land Company, 1789-1869, by Dr. Wilhelmina C. Pieterse
Reproduced with permission of the Municiple Archives of Amsterdam. If you would like a copy, please mail $12.50 (checks payable to HLC-FCF) to:
This publication has been scanned in sections for ease of download. Please refer to the table of contents for specific information, reel numbers, and page numbers.
The supplementary collections contain related material that was filmed in various repositories in the United States. Included are:
Reed Library also has over 80 sales ledgers and some field notes ledgers, mostly for Cattaraugus County. (Film versions should be used for research.)
Holland Land Company Records in Other Libraries
The records below are in .pdf format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.
While some guidance is provided to novice researchers, the Library staff cannot provide lengthy help for genealogical research. Instead, researchers are urged to consult the following research guides, located in Reed Library: