|Title||Property Record of 11 Roberts Avenue|
|Scope & Content||
Property Record of 11 Roberts Avenue
- Lot 138 -
1875 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Lucinda A. Angell, Forestville, NY/ 99 years from 15 July 1874/ Term rent $100.00/157/35
1876 Lease Assigned: Amos K. Warren, Mayville, NY
1878 Lease Assigned: Orrin Sperry
1879 Lease Assigned: Helen A. Warren
1880 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Mrs. Lydia Ann Marvin, Belmont, NY and Mrs. E.B. Hall (Antoinette F. Hall)
1881 Lease Assigned: Mrs. Lydia Ann Marvin
1881 Land Contract: Mrs. Marvin agreed to sell her leasehold to Sarah A. Scott for $340.00/ Note: Sometime between 1881 and 1883, Mrs. Scott built a cottage facing Roberts, evidenced by the jump in assessed valuation of $200 in 1879 to $1500 in 1884/ (Some old tax rolls missing)
1885 Lease Assigned: Mrs. Sarah A. Scott, Chautauqua, NY
1890 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Sarah A. Scott
1902 Chautauqua Institution and Mrs. Scott settled their differences/ She paying all charges and the Institution reinstating her 1890 lease
- Lot 139 - (14 S. Terrace Ave.)
1874 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: James E. Barton, Fair Point, NY/ 99 years from 20 August 1873/ Term rent $75.00/ 157/11
1876 Lease Assigned: Daniel Sheldon and Arad Losee, both Sherman, NY and Henry W. Sperry, Lake Pleasant, PA
1877 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Henry W. Sperry and Arad Loses, both Lake Pleasant, PA
1877 Lease Assigned: J.C. Redick
1880 Lease Assigned: Mrs. Alice Belknap
1882 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Mrs. Alice Hardenburg, Westfield, NY
1890 Land Contract: Mrs. Hardenburg sold her leasehold, including the "dwelling house" she built in 1882 or 1883, to Sarah A. Scott for $950.00/ 1990 Note: This dwelling was razed in 1985 and replaced by a modern addition to the refurbished Longfellow boarding house that is now a 16 Unit Condominium still called The Longfellow
1898 Lease Assigned: Mrs. Sarah A. Scott
- Lots 138 & 139 -
1912 Chautauqua Institution lease: Lucy Rose Cornish, Anniston, AL
1921 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Effa Riggs Brown, McKeesport, PA and Mrs. M. Blanche Black, Chautauqua, NY
1923 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Effa Riggs Brown
1929 Chautauqua Institution lease: Perry A. & Mary L. Oakes (H&W), Mt. Jewett, PA
1939 Chautauqua Institution deed: Clyde S. Oakes, Gale P. Oakes, LeRoy R. Oakes, all of Mt. Jewett and Grace Oakes Dane, Meadville, PA/ In lieu of the 1929 lease to Perry A. & Mary L. Oakes/ 653/75
1942 Edwin E. & Grace Oakes Dane (H&W), Meadville, PA/ 668/620
1955 St. Elmo Hotel Corporation/ 1025/367
1972 St. Elmo Corporation/ 1435/515
1984 St. Elmo Associates, a NY limited partnership, Tonawanda, NY/ 2039/100
1991 Addendum: Ninety years ago, in 1901, the Chautauqua Assembly published a list of 56 "Boarding Cottages" including this one:
Cottage Rate per
Name Address Week Proprietor
Longfellow 11 Roberts $7 to 12 Mrs. S.A. Scott
1985 The Longfellow Condominium set up with 16 Units/ 12 face Roberts Avenue and 4 face S. Terrace Avenue
Tax A/C closed/ See small pink slips in file for this property in library, 11 Roberts Ave.
- Lot 11.10 Unit 3C --
2008 September 15 Seller: Richard Colberg; Buyer: Nancy Wilcox, 115 Bank Barn Lane, Lancaster, PA 17602; 2661/79
Additional material available in the property file.
|Dates of Creation||2007|
|Collection||The Arthur Wade Property File Collection|
St. Elmo Hotel Corporation
St. Elmo Associates
St. Elmo Corporation
Angell, Lucinda A.
Warren, Amos K.
Warren, Helen A.
Marvin, Lydia Ann
Hall, Antoinette F.
Scott, Sarah A.
Barton, James E.
Sperry, Henry W.
Cornish, Lucy Rose
Brown, Effa Riggs
Black, M. Blanche
Oakes, Perry A.
Oakes, Mary L.
Oakes, Clyde S.
Oakes, Gale P.
Oakes, LeRoy R.
Dane, Grace Oakes
Dane, Edwin E.
|Object Name||Property reference file|
|Lexicon category||10: Unclassifiable Artifacts|
|Lexicon sub-category||Need to Classify|
|Dates of Accumulation||2007|
|Cottage Nickname||Longfellow Cottage; The Longfellow; Longfellow Condo|
|Cottage Build Date||c. 1880|