Via Linda Deitch on NewsLib:
Harvey K. Elsaesser of West Seneca, N.Y., a former librarian for The Buffalo News who was known for his knowledge of local history, died Feb. 7 after a lengthy illness. He was 86.
From the obituary, ” ‘He was a walking history book,’ said Robert J. McCarthy, News political reporter. ‘Whenever there was a question about Buffalo history, it was ‘Ask Harvey.’ ‘ ”