Found 69 collections related to Genealogies

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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
Provoost family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18064
1 v, 39 cm; 1 v, 39 cm
The Provoost (Provost) family, of French Huguenot descent, were early settlers of New Amsterdam. David Provoost (1670-1724) was a merchant and Mayor of the City of New York from 1699 to 1700. His nephew John Provoost (d. 1767) was the son of... 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
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
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
Upson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3116
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, 1815-1824, of members of the Painter, Stevens, and Upson families, particularly William and Polly Painter, who emigrated from Connecticut to Ohio in 1817, describing the journey and living conditions in Medina Ohio; correspondence,... 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
Warner family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18047
1 v
The Warners were descended from early settlers of Manhattan, among them Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663). Peter Roome Warner (1804-1896) was a New York City insurance executive and the author of Descendents of Peter Willemse Roome (New York:... 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
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
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
Bryant, Charles W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18151
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Charles W. Bryant was a druggist of Granville, Ohio and one of the descendents of the poet William Cullen Bryant. The Charles W. Bryant genealogical research papers contain correspondence with family members, genealogical research notes, family... more
Arnold family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 130
1 folder
Letters written from England by Benedict Arnold and his wife Margaret Shippen Arnold to their son Edward Arnold offering him advice and comfort while he was in India and letters in which Margaret Shippen Arnold provided Edward with details of his... more
Titus, Anson, 1847-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3000
1 box
Rev. Anson Titus was a Universalist minister and genealogist. Correspondence and other papers relating to a genealogy of Phelps, N.Y.; to the fiftieth anniversary of the Vienna (N.Y.) Union School and a book being put out for that occasion.
Bagg, Matthew Darbyshire, 1818-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18013
2 v
Moffat, R. Burnham, 1861-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18099
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
R. Burnham Moffat (1861-1916) was a New York City attorney and the author of several genealogical works. The Barclay, Clarkson, Moffat, and Pierrepont genealogical research papers consist chiefly of the correspondence and research files of R.... more
Barnes family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3923
1 folder
The Barnes family were early settlers of Fairfield, N.Y. Letters of the Barnes family of Fairfield, Herkimer County, N.Y., include three letters written to family members by Philinda Barnes (later Mrs. John Bucklin) in 1817, 1827, and 1852,... more
Whipple, Charlotte Lambert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3310
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diaries describe family, social and school life in the Catskill region of New York (April 30-Sept. 9, 1847); give details of the wagon train journey from Batavia, Illinois en route to Oregon (April 21-July 23, 1852); and provide notes on life at... more
Phillips, Dinwiddie Brazier
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2408
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Dinwiddie B. Phillips was an Assistant Surgeon in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. "Mississippi".
Cooper, James Monroe
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18200
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Driggs family was believed to be descended from Joseph (Josiah) Driggs, who in turn was believed to be a descendant of Josiah De Raet of Amsterdam. The family was prominent in Saybrook and Middletown, Connecticut; and Manhattan, Brooklyn, and... more
Thomson, Edward, 1845-1899, Compiler
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18031
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The collection contains correspondence, genealogies, notes, and other material relating to Thomson's study of the Thomson/Thompson, McCrae, Webb, Boyd, Glenn, Strean, Bailol/Bailie and other allied families, particularly relating to members of... more
Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2742
.58 linear feet (2 boxes)
Frank Dempster Sherman was a professor and poet, as well as the author of The Ancestry of James Morgan Sherman and his Descendants. His papers contain letters and documents collected while compiling the Sherman family genealogy
Tompkins, Hamilton Bullock, 1843-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18138
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Hamilton Bullock Tompkins genealogical research papers consist chiefly of letters from Marion L. Tompkins of Vineland, N.J. to Hamilton B. Tompkins, 1891-1895, of New York Ctiy, regarding their genealogical research on the Tompkins family.... more
Cox, Henry Miller, 1854-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18098
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Reverend Henry Miller Cox (1854-1916) was a minister of the Reformed Church of America and a genealogist. He held pastorates in New York and New Jersey, and was the author of The Cox Family in America, published in 1912. The Henry Miller Cox... more