Found 25 collections related to New York (State) -- Genealogy

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
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
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
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
Livingston, Charlotte Lucia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18261
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Eliot, James, and Livingston Genealogical Research Papers contain the genealogical research conducted by several members of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. The bulk of the collection consists of genealogical notes on the... more
Herrick, Linda Faile Browning
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18074
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Linda Faile Browning Herrick (1889-1981) was the eldest daughter of John Aaron Browning, founder of the Browning School. She was married to Dayton Edwards Herrick of Westchester County, N.Y. The Linda Faile Browning Herrick collection contains... more
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18274
22 linear feet (41 boxes)
The collection consists of original family letters, bible records, legal documents, such as deeds and wills, and genealogical research notes and charts, relating principally to families of New York City and State. The materials range from... more
Vail, Alfred, 1807-1859
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 166
15.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
Between 1837 and 1844, inventor Alfred Lewis Vail worked together with Samuel F.B. Morse in the development and spread of the telegraph. In 1848, Vail moved to his home town, Morristown, New Jersey, and spent the last ten years of his life... more
De Luze, Philip Schuyler
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 149
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Philip Schuyler de Luze (d. 1909) was a genealogical and heraldic researcher of New York City and New Rochelle, New York, apparently active ca. 1880-ca. 1909. Handwritten genealogical research notes in notebooks on some 65 families, with a few... more
Kobbé, Frederick William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18173
1.42 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
Frederick William Kobbé (1887-1946) was an attorney and an amateur genealogist. The collection contains his correspondence, genealogical notes and charts.
Woody, McIver
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 170
11 linear feet (19 boxes)
Notebooks and loose genealogical research notes, correspondence, family charts, photocopies of 18th-19th century family records (documents), maps, photographs, and negatives on the Woody and allied families, including Calmes, Dalrymple, and Dowd,... more
Butler family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssColl NYGB 18243
32.1 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Butler, Huntington, Smith, Cooke, and Clinch families were united through intermarriage and included prominent lawyers, architects, doctors, judges, politicians, scientists, and land owners hailing from New York City, Long Island, Boston,... more
Hazelton, Harold
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 183
38 linear feet (32 boxes)
Genealogist and advertising writer, Harold Hazelton (1904-1991), was library director of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society from 1965 to 1976, as well as associate editor of The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society... more
Little, Lora C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18189
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
Lora Cornelia Little, public health activist and a descendant of the Ferris family through her maternal grandmother Ruth Ferris, was born Lora Williams, in Waterville, Minnesota Territory in 1856. The genealogical research compiled by Lora Little... more
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1838-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18139
7 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Stokes Family Genealogical Research Papers consist of genealogical research materials compiled and collected by Anson Phelps Stokes, author of the Stokes Records (1910), and his daughter, Helen Phelps Stokes on the... more
Delafield, John Ross
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18164
4.41 linear feet (11 boxes)
John Ross Delafield (1874-1964) was a New York attorney and amateur genealogist whose work to trace the Delafield and other related family lines culminated in his private publication of Delafield: A Family History in... more
Burgess, Edward Guyre
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18186
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Edward Guyre Burgess (1848-1919) was a grain merchant who lived and worked in both Montclair, New Jersey and New York, N.Y. He pursued his family genealogy as an avocation, tracing his lineage to 17th-century England through the Burgess and allied... more
Canfield, Amos, 1878-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18157
7.3 linear feet (15 boxes)
The papers consist of Dr. Amos Canfield's notes, genealogical charts, and correspondence, ca. 1920s-1930s from his research on the descendants of Thomas Canfield of Milford, Conn. and Matthew Canfield of New Haven, Conn. and Newark, N.J. Also,... more
Smyth, Joseph P. (Joseph Percy), 1907-2001
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18156
2.7 linear feet (7 boxes)
Family papers and genealogical research files of Joseph Percy Smyth, Jr. (1907-2001) of Brooklyn and New York, New York. Includes correspondence and other documents of his parents, Rev. Joseph Percy Smith (1873-1954) of Brooklyn, New York, and... more
Brewer, Joseph Hillyer, 1898-1991
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18101
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes)
Joseph Hillyer Brewer was a publisher, librarian and president of Olivet College. Approximately fifty percent of the collection consists of genealogical notes, charts, correspondence, and clippings resulting from his research and that of other... more
Bradish, Walter H
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18106
4.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Walter H. Bradish (1848-1906) was an executive of the Springfield (Illinois) Woolen Mills. His papers chiefly of family correspondence, 1862-1906, and his genealogical research files on the Bradish, Coventry, and related families. Included is a... more
Allen, Frederick I
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18109
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Frederick Innes Allen (1859-1938) of Auburn, New York was an attorney who served as Commissioner of Patents during the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. His wife, Cornelia Margaret Seward, was the granddaughter of William H. Seward. Frederick... more
Morrell, John Dorrance
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 179
11.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
John Dorrance Morrell (1921-1987), librarian and scholar of genealogy and history, lived in New York City and Brooklyn, New York. Genealogical research papers of John Dorrance Morrell, including medieval to 20th century information in the form of... more
Spies, Adam W. (Adam William), 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22287
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Adam W. Spies (1800-1891), the son of Mary Bergh and John Spies, was a hardware and military goods merchant in New York City. He was employed by the firm of C. & J. D. Wolfe, and was their agent in England in the 1820s. In 1834 he established A.... more
Thomas, Howard A
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 176
11.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
Howard A. Thomas (ca. 1899-1998) was a genealogist who received a B.F.A. degree from Cornell University in 1934; he and his wife, Ida Mae Sincerbeaux Thomas, lived in Long Island City, New York. Genealogical research papers of Howard A. Thomas,... more