Found 109 collections related to Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Foley, Lucille de Luze
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18250
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Genealogical notes, charts, correspondence, clippings, and printed material, ca. 1940s-1950, produced by Foley's genealogical research on the Foley, de Luze, and related families. Some original 18th and 19th century documents including a letter to... more
Holton, David-Parsons, 1812?-1883
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18121
.4 linear feet (1 box)
David-Parsons Holton, M.D., was a founding member of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. His wife, Frances K. Holton, was the first female member of the Society. The Robbins family genealogical research papers consist of... more
Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Reformation (Lawyersville, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18069
1 v, 32 cm; 1 v, 32 cm
Church records include minutes of annual meetings from 1848-1913, list of congregation members, and legal application to convey and dispose of property, 1914.
Fox, George H.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18223
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Peet family was descended from John Peet and Sarah Osborn, who came to New England in 1635 and settled in Stratford, Connecticut Contains genealogical notes on the Peet family, and correspondence between George H. Fox and memebers of the... more
Leslie, Rosette King
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18282
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Rosette King Leslie married George Robert Leslie III. George Leslie attended the Bovee School, a private boys' academy in New York City between 1925-1927. He died in 1968 The papers consist of one folder of material relating to the Bovee School,... more
Michaels, Paul Wallace
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18276
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Ross, Harkness, Decker, Worst, and Michaels families lived in Yonkers, New York; Medina County, Ohio; Spring Prairie and Centerville, Wisconsin; and Freemont, Ohio. Many family members served in the Union Army during the American Civil War The... more
Rowe family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18084
1.7 linear feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
The Roe family papers consist of genealogical notes and charts, 1882 through 1958, on the Roe family by various genealogists including Clarence Almon Torrey, Charles Harvey Roe, Robert C. Vial, Catherine T.R. Matthews, and Alfred S. Roe. Also... more
Order of the Founders and Patriots of America. New York Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18209
2 linear feet (8 boxes)
Founded in 1896, the Order of Founders and Patriots is made up of "Associates" who trace their ancestry back to those first colonists and who have forefathers in the same male ancestral line who served in the American Revolution. The records of... more
McCarty, Edwin R., b. 1830
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18104
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin Riley McCarty was born in Pennsylvania in 1830 and worked in the hotel industry in New York City. The McCarty family genealogical research papers consist mainly of the correspondence of Edwin R. McCarty, dating 1869-1903, concerning his... more
McCord, Robert, 1863-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18187
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Robert McCord (1863-1946) was a graduate of Peekskill Military Academy and an attorney who practiced law for fifty years in Westchester County, New York. He pursued the McCord family genealogy as a pastime, tracing the family lineage back to his... more
Ostrander, Nathaniel J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18119
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Letters to the Rev. Nathaniel J. Ostrander, 1889-1927, and his daughter Gertrude, 1927-1942, from members of the Ostrander family in the United States in response to his requests for information needed to compile an Ostrander genealogy. The... more
Smith, W. Ward (William Ward), 1893-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18090
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The W. Ward Smith genealogical research papers contains William Ward Smith's genealogical notes, essays, clippings, charts, correspondence, ca. 1920s-1940s; original family letters and documents; and photographs relating to Smith's genealogical... more
Austin, William Henry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18110
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Henry Austin was a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Warwick, NY, later of the Highland Avenue Methodist Church of Ossining, NY. The William Henry Austin Papers consist of registers of members, marriages, baptisms, deaths,... more
Smith family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18108
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Smith family of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, N.Y. is descended from John "Rock" Smith, fl. 1665. Smith family documents, 1736-1942, consist primarily of deeds and other contracts concerning the Smith family of Brookhaven, N.Y. The collection... more
Van Norden family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18255
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The progenitor of the Van Norden family in America was Pieter Casparszen Van Naerden who first appeared in the historical record in 1621 with other Huguenots and Walloons petitioning the British ambassador at the Hague for permission to emigrate... more
Sharp family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18091
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Sharpe-Stevens family papers include genealogical research notes and family papers on the ancestors of Rosa Sharpe Stevens and, to a lesser extent, her husband Yale Stevens. Families include the Sharpes of Pennsylvania and the related Alden,... more
Denning (N.Y. : Town)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18055
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Miscellaneous financial records of the Town of Denning, Ulster County, N.Y. include tax assessment rolls for the years 1871, 1875, 1877, 1882 and 1886 (5 v.); the town clerk's record of accounts and settlements with the Commissioner of Highways,... more
Neversink (N.Y. : Town). School District No. 15. Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18056
1 v, 29 cm; 1 v, 29 cm
The volume contains lists of books and circulation records of the library of School District No. 15, Town of Neversink, Sullivan County, New York, dating 1849-1916, with some gaps.
Smith, Emma A., 1850-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18239
3.36 linear feet (8 boxes)
Emma A. Smith (1850-1946) was a genealogist and the final executor of the Samuel J. Tilden estate. The collection contains her notes and correspondence relating to genealogical research into the Nathaniel Tilden family of Scituate, Massachusetts,... more
Wilson, Malcolm Sands, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18234
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Sands family of Block Island, Rhode Island, trace their lineage to James Sands, born in 1622 in Staffordshire, England. The collection consists of a genealogical research and personal papers relating to the Sands family. Personal papers... more
Scudder family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18041
3 v, 30 cm. or smaller; 3 v, 30 cm. or smaller
Papers consist of two volumes of collected original deeds, indentures, leases, wills, and miscellaneous correspondence of the Scudder family of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, and a family journal and scrapbook in one volume.... more
Moore, Mary de Camp Banks
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18044
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
Mary de Camp Banks Moore (b.1878) was the daughter of Gen. Robert Lenox Banks, Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of the New York Central Railroad, and Mary de Camp Corning, widow of Edwin Weld Corning, who was the nephew of Erastus Corning,... more
Lee, Anne Haight, 1871-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18122
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Anne Haight Lee papers consist of a scrapbook, photographs of members of the Lee family, and two manuscripts relating to her family genealogy. The scrapbook, compiled by her father, Robert Perine Lee, contains newspaper clippings,... more
Berry, Wilton Guernsey
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18257
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Berry family emigrated from England and settled in Connecticut. Wilton Guernsey Berry worked as a chemist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Andrews, Alice Blair, b. 1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18096
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Alice Blair Andrews (Mrs. F.M. Andrews) was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Among her ancestors were George Dickey of the South Carolina militia, 1781-1782, and Samuel McElroy, a private in the Continental Army. The Blair... more
Braman, Edward, 1833-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18113
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
Edward Braman (1833-1907) of Hyde Park, N.Y. was a genealogist and local historian. The Braman family genealogical research papers consist of genealogical notes, compiled by Edward Braman, on the Braman family of Hyde Park, N.Y., New London... more
Clark, Donald F
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18277
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Clark family of New York and Massachusetts traced their lineage to John Howland, a Mayflower passenger. The papers contain genealogical research, correspondence relating to genealogical research, vital records, and applications to hereditary... more
Julien, Matthew Cantine, 1849-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18259
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Rev. Matthew Cantine Julien (1849-1914) researched the descendants of Moses Cantine, a Huguenot refugee who settled in the Hudson Valley of New York. His correspondence contains letters from members of the Cantine family and acknowledgments... more
Coon, Warren Patten, 1879-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18179
.5 linear feet (1)
Warren Patten Coon (1879-1951) was a Methodist minister and a trustee of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey. The collection contains correspondence between Coon and several relatives, circa 1920-1939, along with research notes, genealogical... more
Bleecker, Anthony James, d. 1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 17979
.2 linear feet (1 box)
[Part 1]. [First four generations] -- [Part] A. Descendants of James Bleecker (1764-1842) -- [Part] B. Descendants of Frances Bleecker Ellison (1766-1839) -- [Part] C. Descendants of Garrat Noel Bleecker (1768-1833) -- [Part] D. Descendants of... more