All Minerva SUNY Geneseo Books

Y.M.C.A Cook Book: by the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Y.M.C.A. Medina, N.Y.

The title page of the Y.M.C.A. Cook Book states that “every receipt has been tested,” presumably by committee members Mrs ...
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WOMEN LAI JIANG ZHONGWEN! 我们来讲中文!Let’s Speak Chinese!

This book is for those with experience learning Mandarin but need confidence interacting in everyday situations. What distinguishes Let’s Speak ...
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Warner’s Safe Cook Book

Published by the H.H. Warner Company, a noted Rochester-based safe (and later patent medicine) manufacturing company, this large cookbook is ...
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The Valley of the Genesee: from Picturesque America, or the land we live in

The Valley of the Genesee is a short essay, part of the two-volume set entitled Picturesque America, edited by the ...
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The Jackson Sanatorium: The Best Appointed Health Institution in America. Built of Brick and Iron and Absolutely Fire Proof.

The Jackson Sanatorium, dedicated to the “scientific treatment of chronic invalids,” was one of several names given over the years ...
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The Jackson Health Resort

A fascinating glimpse into the past, “The Jackson Health Resort: Health For All” is a pictorial marketing brochure originally published ...
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The Genesee Valley Cookbook

This charming cookbook full of “receipts” was privately printed by Miss Mumford in 1905. Unlike many recipe books from the ...
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Tagging Along

This engaging memoir records the recollections of a grandson of the times he spent with a kind, wise, generous, and ...
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Snap Shots: Geneseo State Normal, 1918

This pictorial of Geneseo Normal School scenes is an attractive, thorough “snap shot” of the school as it existed at ...
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Rural Poems

This slim little volume of eight poems by Gershom Wiborn of Victor, NY, bears no imprint regarding publisher or place, ...
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Rochester, the City of Beginnings

In her 1919 address to the Rochester Historical Association, H.E.B. Dow juxtaposes the city’s history of social tolerance and forward ...
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Rochester through a Kodak

Featuring numerous photographs and copper engravings, Rochester Through a Kodak is both a literal and figurative snapshot of the Flower ...
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Road from Washington City to Buffalo

After reading Road from Washington City to Buffalo, anyone driving along U.S. Route 15 or another old north-south route through ...
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Report of the Committee on Craig Colony

The Craig Colony for Epileptics opened in Sonyea, NY, in January 1896 as “a new form of charity, recently adopted ...
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Recollections of 3 Rebel Prisons

Col. Prey shares his observations as a Union officer captured with his regiment near Petersburg, VA, in August 1864 in ...
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Recipes of Quality: A Cook Book De Luxe

Compiled and published by the American Brewing Company of Rochester, N.Y., Recipes of Quality covers courses, foods and preparations representative ...
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Proceedings of the Centennial Celebration of the organization of the First Presbyterian Church

Little church histories are so often more than that—they are snapshots of specific places in specific times, of course, but ...
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Poster Patterns and Mother Goose Pictures – Books 1 & 2

Described as “a means of infinite entertainment and instruction for the children,” the two-volume Patterns for Posters and Mother Goose ...
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National Telephone Directory: October, 1894

To regard this early edition of AT&T’s National Telephone Directory as quaint, from our cell phone-crazy vantage 130 years later, ...
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Mother Santa Claus Stories

Part of Altemus Mother Stories Series,Mother Santa Claus Stories evokes a time when life seemed simpler and childhood seemed more ...
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McFadden’s System of Physical Training: An illustrated system of exercise for the development of health, strength and beauty

Bernard Macfadden (born Bernarr McFadden) was nothing if not an interesting man. Considered to be a pioneer of physical culture ...
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Little Citizens and their Flags

This delightful coloring book published in 1922 by the F. A. Owen Publishing Company of Dansville, NY features Bess Bruce ...
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Later Lays & Lyrics

William Henry Cuyler Hosmer (1814-1877) was a fairly accomplished lawyer, author, and poet, born to the prominent pioneering Hosmer family ...
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Jointed Toy Patterns II: For Coloring, Cut Out and Construction Work: Book 2

Long before magnetic “paper” dolls and interactive walking, talking baby dolls, there was Bess Bruce Cleaveland’s Jointed Toys. Filled with ...
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Jointed Toy Patterns I: For Coloring, Cut Out and Construction Work: Book One

Long before magnetic “paper” dolls and interactive walking, talking baby dolls, there was Bess Bruce Cleaveland’s Jointed Toys. Filled with ...
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Henry Clay: The Great Compromiser

One of the many publications issued by the Instructor Publishing Company (later called F.A. Owens Publishing Company), based in Dansville, ...
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Golden Links Cook Book

Collected for the benefit of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Perry, N.Y. by a group of eight women under the ...
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Glacial Geology of Western New York

With an abundance of physiographic features related to the glaciers that once covered the area, Western New York is an ...
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Genesee County Cook Book: in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Presbyterian Church, Corfu, New York

If you’ve ever wished you could create a meal like your grandmother used to make, then the Genesee County Cook ...
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Entrepreneurship in New York: The Mismatch between Venture Capital and Academic R&D

The Entrepreneurship in New York study is a joint venture of the SUNY Levin Institute, the Research Foundation of SUNY, ...
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Daniel Webster: A Character Sketch

One of twelve volumes in the True Stories of Great Americans series published by Instructor Publishing Co. in Dansville, N.Y., ...
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Crossing Cultures: A Sicilian and American Family in Western New York

Crossing Cultures by visual artist Thomas MacPherson is a graphic narrative spanning generations of two immigrant families: one Sicilian and ...
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Contributed Recipes

Contributed Recipes, like so many older, locally produced cookbooks, offers readers much more than just recipes. There’s all that rich ...
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Cobb’s Toys: Third Series, Stories about the Bear, Zebra, Lynx, Wild Boar, Walrus, Sloth and Anteater.

Lyman Cobb’s Toys is a collection of tiny books for tiny people. Priced at three cents and consisting of only ...
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Choice and Tested Recipes

Ladies of Cuba, NY have joined forces to contribute some of their best-loved recipes in this 86-page cookbook from the ...
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Boethean cook book: Tested receipts

This book contains 22 chapters with over 600 recipes ("receipts") that are, for the most part, brief and to the ...
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Bob Dylan’s Career as a Blakean Visionary & Romantic

“Bob Dylan’s Career as a Blakean Visionary and Romantic” was completed in 1976 as an invited contribution to a volume ...
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Assorted Selfscriptings: 1964-1985

Assorted Selfscriptings 1964-1985 is a selection of Eugene Stelzig’s poetry from five manuscript volumes. The poems are expressions of moods ...
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Andrew’s Big Move

Andrew calls his grandma because things from his bedroom keep disappearing into boxes in preparation for a move to a new ...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Tendency of Speculative Freemasonry

An Inquiry Into the Nature And Tendency of Speculative Freemasonry, the first person account by former mason John G. Sterns, ...
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A Strenuous Day

Stretching three quarters of a century, from roughly 1870 to 1945, A Strenuous Day traces the lives of Harve and Hattie England ...
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A Friendly Introduction to Mathematical Logic

At the intersection of mathematics, computer science, and philosophy, mathematical logic examines the power and limitations of formal mathematical thinking ...
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A Different Part of the Forest

The second in the Old Elbows series, A Different Part of the Forest: a Gentle Tale of Divorce, tells the ...
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