The following is a bibliography of Busti and Lakewood general history:
F.W. Beers & Co. 1881. Illustrated historical atlas of the county of Chautauqua, New York from actual surveys and records. New York: F.W. Beers & Co. Busti segment pages 11-12.
Busti Sesqui-Centennial Committee, Busti Sesqui-centennial. 1973.
Several articles of historical merit by Bell Barden, Elizabeth Pillsbury, and others.
Dean, Benjamin S., History of Busti Township. Jamestown Journal, August 18, 1923.
Political emphasis. 2,800 words
Downs, John P., History of Chautauqua County, New York and its people. 1921. Vol. I. Fenwick Y. Hedley American Historical Society, Inc. Busti, Pages 117-120. This is the most readily available Busti history article on line. http://history.rays-place.com/ny/chau-busti.htm
Gifford, Walter C., 1904. Pages 274-293 in Centennial History of Chautauqua County, Vol. II. Anecdotes and curiosities.
Green, Eleazer, Recollections of Early Busti. Paper Read at the Centennial of Busti and published in the Jamestown Journal 1923.
Wellman Road neighborhood, underground railroad. 3,000 words.
Jones, Albert. History of Busti. Paper Read at the Centennial Town Picnic. Mill, industries, Swedes. 1,700 words.
Peake, Lucy Darrow. 1950. History of the Town of Busti, New York, July 1950. [Lakewood, N.Y.?]: [publisher not identified]. 28 pages.
Porter, H. E. V., Address. Jamestown Morning Post, August 20, 1923.
Brief account of General George Stoneman but little else directly Busti related. 2,800 words
Sanbury, J. William, untitled, unpublished. 1931. Economic and agricultural emphasis. 1,700 words.
Stoddard, Oren, Busti. Pages 823 to 830 in Edson, Obed, and Georgia Drew Merrill. 1894. History of Chautauqua County, New York. Boston: W.A. http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/books/results/image?urn=urn:proquest:US;glhbooks;Genealogy-glh12629131;2;-1;&polarity=&scale=
Westrom, Belle Foster, Early Busti. Program for Chautauqua County Historical Society June 2, 1951. Unpublished.
Combination of material from published histories and reminiscences. 5,000 words.
Young, Andrew W. 1875. History of Chautauqua County, New York: from its first settlement to the present time ; with numerous biographical and family sketches. Buffalo, N.Y.: Printing House of Matthews & Warren. Busti chapter pages 227-241.
Based on the research of Elial Todd Foote and questionnaires and correspondence. Most of subsequent writings on Busti history up to 1875 are drawn from this. Available online. https://archive.org/stream/cu31924078391814#page/n7/mode/2up
The Legend of Lakewood, 1976. 33 pages.
Peake, Lucy Darrow. 1950. History of the village of Lakewood, New York, July 1950. [Lakewood, N.Y.?]: [publisher not identified].
Westrom, Belle. 1949. Early Lakewood. Paper read to Chautauqua County Historical Society.