The Holland Land Company
Selected Resources


The Holland Land Company Resource Page was put together to assist historians and genealogists in finding suitable reference material. Hopefully, you will find this information useful.


Readily available texts:
  1. Joseph Ellicott and the Holland Land Company; William Chazanof; Syracuse University Press,1970
  2. The Developers Frontier; William Wycoff; Yale University Press, 1988
  3. The Holland Land Company; Paul D. Evans; Buffalo Historical Society, 1924
  4. Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase; O. Turner; G.H. Derby Co, 1850 (reprinted by: James Brunner; Geneseo, 1974)
  5. Western New York Land Transactions; Karen E. Livsey; Genealogical Publing Co, 1991
  6. Frontier Settlement and Market Revolution: The Holland Land Purchase; Charles E. Brooks; Cornell University Press, 1996
Other texts: (Which may not be so readily avaialble!)
  1. Joseph Ellicott and Stories of the Holland Purchase, Clara L. T. Williams, published by author, 1936
  2. The Holland Land Company Papers: Reports of Joseph Ellicott, Vol. 1, Buffalo Historical Society, 1937
  3. The Holland Land Company Papers: Reports of Joseph Ellicott, Vol. 2, Buffalo Historical Society, 1941

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Record Sources


Places of Interest

Holland Land Office Museum
131 West Main St, Batavia, NY 14020 (716) 343-4727
WWW site for the Holland Land Office.

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Holland Land Company vault
Main St, Mayville, NY

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McClurg Mansion and Land Company Office
Moore Park, Westfield, NY

Asa Ransom House
10529 Main Street (Rt. 5)
Clarence, N.Y. 14031-1684
WWW site for the Asa Ransom House.

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