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TOMPKINS COUNTY HISTORIAN
The Tompkins County Historian curates and preserves historic collections, documents, photographs, artifacts, and records owned by the Town that have importance to the founding and continuing growth of Tompkins County. The historian also researches, writes, and makes public presentations on aspects of town history, serving as a resource to the community. This position is not directly staffed by The History Center in Tompkins County but rather is employed by the county.
The Tompkins County Historian has an office located beside the back entrance to the Cornell Local Research Library within the Exhibit Hall, and another office at the Tompkins County Administrator building.
125 East Court Street
Phone: (607) 274-5551
Interview of Tompkins County Historian Carol Kammen by the Out of Bounds Radio Show in 2007 (27 min)