The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

Historians indebted to Union professor for early work

Text Size: A | A

Want a little history? Union College president Eliphalet Nott wasn’t interested, barking, “It is small business to be raking among the dust and rubbish of the past.” Fortunately, Jonathan Pearson didn’t agree. A long-time professor and treasurer at the school, Pearson ignored Nott’s attitude about the past, and went about documenting Schenectady’s long and varied history. His book, “The History of the Schenectady Patent,” was published in 1883, and historians who have followed in his ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!

Advertisement

comments

artbarb
July 27, 2011
12:29 a.m.

[ Flag Post ]

What about Don Rittner's three Schenectady books?

Advertisement