Buffalo Digital Library

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Welcome to your online Buffalo reading room. Here are links to over 3,600 full text, open access, old and new, nonfiction Buffalo & Erie County-related books, pamphlets, catalogs, dissertations, theses, studies (so many studies!), plans, National Register nominations, yearbooks, diaries & periodicals. Nearly all are PDFs.

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Please understand that we do not scan or upload books. We find them online where others have digitized them. Our links are at Raindrop.io, a social bookmarking site. We tag & organize them as shown below. We are still scouring the web for new additions.

Didn’t find the book you need? Here are 8 suggestions. Just for fun: go to Weird Old Book Finder and type in Buffalo.


Formerly Buffalo Full Text, renamed September 2021.