Found 14 collections related to Genealogy

Martin, Antonia Cottrell
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 782
3 linear feet (3 record cartons)
Born in San Francisco in 1943, Antonia Cottrell Martin became one of the first African-American flight attendants for Pan American World Airways in 1967. A descendent of a California black pioneer family, she became interested in tracing her... more
Bergen, Teunis G., 1806-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 268
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Papers consist of genealogical abstracts from town and church records, as well as pedigrees Bergen compiled for his 1881 publication, "Register in alphabetical order, of the early settlers of Kings County, Long Island, N. Y., from its first... more
Van Winkle, Edward, b. 1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3973
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Bible kept by the Stuyvesant family, including the family lineage
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
Cockayne, George Edward, 1829-1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6356
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Genealogical papers assembled by George Edward Cockayne, dated approximately 1835 to 1902. Include copies of published genealogical works annotated by Cockayne, with numerous notes and letters from genealogists inlaid. Included are Burke's... more
Gentry, Franklin Marion, 1898-
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 135
4.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Franklin Marion Gentry, scientist and author of Manhasset, Long Island, New York, was born on March 10, 1898 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He married Violet Dewey Young on August 6, 1925 in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on June 24, 1900 in... more
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... more
Browning, Charles Henry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 419
12 linear feet (29 boxes)
Charles Henry Browning (1846-1926), a professional genealogist, edited "The American Historical Register" and wrote Americans of Royal Descent. Collection consists of Browning's research notes, correspondence and copies of "The American Historical... more
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22284
8.4 linear feet (21 boxes)
Geoffrey Ward is the author of A Disposition to Be Rich, a biography of his great-grandfather, Ferdinand Ward, who ran a fraudulent Wall Street investment firm from 1880 to 1884. The Geoffrey Ward collection on Ferdinand Ward and the Ward family... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22391
3.69 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube)
John Dod Ward (1795-1873) was an American marine engineer who lived and worked in New Jersey, Vermont, New York, and Montreal. His son, Charles Dod Ward (1838-1915), was a civil engineer who married Ada Davey, daughter of Henry Lewis Davis and... more
Hartman, J. Crawford
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18185
4.6 linear feet (12 boxes)
The collection consist primarily of notes, correspondence, charts, clippings, and miscellaneous printed material, ca. 1940s-1970s, produced by J. Crawford Hartman's and his wife, Helen Blanchard Hartman's genealogical research on the Blanchard... more
Ferris, Morris Patterson, 1855-
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 127
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Morris P. Ferris Genealogical Research Files largely document Ferris’ own family history, but also contain research materials for genealogies of several other families, including the Brewer, Hadley, Haines (Haynes), and Mason families.
Banta, Theodore M. (Theodore Melvin), 1834-1910
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 128
.5 linear feet
The Theodore M. Banta Genealogical Notes comprise correspondence, handwritten transcriptions, several clippings, and a large bound notebook relating to his family history.
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-011
The Lillian Gish papers (75 lf.) span the years 1909-1992 and consist of correspondence including letters from friends, family, fans and business associates, personal papers, business, legal and financial documents, scripts, writings, photographs... more