Family papers, Auburn, New York, biographies
Arts and Humanities
The records of four generations of a prominent Central New York family are now available for research in the papers of the Osbornes of Auburn. The extensive collection in the George Arents Research Library contains valuable source material in relation to prison reform, history of the Democratic Party in New York State, the women's rights movement, international diplomacy, education, manufacturing and frontier life. Letters numbering 150,000 were written by presidents, governors, soldiers, businessmen, students, Progressive reformers, diplomats, convicts and feminists.
Janitz, John, "The Osborne Family Papers: Spotlight on Thomas Mott Osborne" (1971). The Courier. 9.