Digital Collections

Atlases of Chemung County

A collection consisting of two early atlases of Chemung County (1869,1904) and two early atlases of the City of Elmira (1876, 1896). Each image in this collection is a full scale scan of the original items.

Elmira City Directories

Directories for Elmira, New York and surrounding areas in Chemung County, including Elmira Heights.


1931 Sanborn Map of Elmira NY

Password Protected: CCLD’s 1931 Sanborn Map of Elmira NY. Please enter the first 6 digits of your library card when prompted to access this item. Access to these digital images is graciously provided by EDR Lightbox. All Rights Reserved.

Floods of Chemung County

This digital collection derived from the Chemung County Historical Society’s archive and the Chemung County Library District’s collection, includes photographs, documents, video, and/or sound recordings about the floods that impacted Chemung County.

High School Yearbooks

Made available by CCLD and the Chemung County Historical Society. This collection consists of High School Yearbooks from Elmira Free Academy and Elmira Southside High School.  For privacy reasons,  we will not upload a yearbook until 75 years after its publication.

Eric Lindsay Collection

Eric Lindsay Memorial Image Collection

A collection of local images of Elmira and surrounding areas.

Historical Books of Elmira

Early books concerning Elmira that are available here in full text. These are not under copyright anymore and we are glad to share them with you freely.