Address: 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, New York 14228-1599
Phone: (716) 689-1440
Fax: (716) 689-1409

The Niederlander Research Library's collection includes genealogy books, family histories, and local histories for the Town of Amherst, Erie County, the Niagara Frontier, and New York State. The AMHERST BEE is available on microfilm dating back to the first issue in 1879. They also have a collection of historical maps and local cemetery records.

The museum now has a web site, with a page devoted to the library. From that page, there is a link to access the library collection, as well as instructions about research requests. The home page address is

Membership in the Amherst Museum Genealogy Society includes museum membership. Annual dues are $15.00 by check or money order to Amherst Museum, Toniann Scime, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY 14228-1599.

Corrections and updates are welcome.

last edited 25 Jul 2008