Collections in Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy

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.
Barvin, Bill
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 12-2302
37.11 ln. ft. (81 boxes)
William Michael "Bill" Barvin (1952-2000) was a location manager and scout for television, film, and video projects filmed in New York and New Jersey as well as Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Barvin worked on productions including "Law and Order,"... more
Callarman, Barbara Dye
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 178
13 linear feet (25 boxes)
The progenitor, Laurens Duyts, a Dane, emigrated to New Amsterdam and died in New Jersey. Correspondence, handwritten and photocopied research notes, family record worksheets, card files, clippings, photographs, photocopies of legal documents,... 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
Espenschied, Lloyd
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 157
23 linear feet (50 boxes)
Genealogist, historian, inventor, and radio broadcasting pioneer, Lloyd Espenschied (1889-1986) lived in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York and was co-inventor of the coaxial cable. Genealogical notes, charts, maps, and transcripts of land, financial... 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.
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
Hastings, Katharine Bagg, 1877-1955
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 129
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Barber Family Research Files of Katharine Bagg Hastings consist of correspondence, notebooks, notes, worksheets, and ephemera tracing the genealogy of the Barber family. Also included are a partial manuscript, as well as several illustrations,... 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
Hubacher, Max Henry, 1900-1989
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3600
9.5 linear feet (24 boxes)
Max Henry Hubacher was a chemist, local historian, and amateur photographer who was born in Bern, Switzerland and later emigrated to the United States, where he lived in West Virginia and New York. Photographs by Max Hubacher, including... more
Montgomery, Marshall Hugh, 1909-2000
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 14-721
100000 postcards in 171 boxes, color and black and white, postcards 18 x 28 cm or smaller; 100000 postcards in 171 boxes, color and black and white, postcards 18 x 28 cm or smaller
Marshall Hugh Montgomery was born May 16, 1909 in New York. He received a B.A. from Middlebury College, Vermont and married Prudence Ingham in 1933. Montgomery worked in the finance industry and was Senior Vice-president of Aubrey G. Langston Co.... 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
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | MssCol NYGB 19873
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Subject 2009-001
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Includes mostly photocopies and reproductions (but also some originals) of printed matter, clippings, charts, genealogical research notes, coats of arms, pamphlets, newspapers, photographs, cemetery, church, and vital records relating to various... more
Office for Metropolitan History
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 16-2364
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Office of Metropolitan History conducts research on the history of New York City buildings. The collection consists of building reports, histories of buildings in Manhattan, New York, prepared by the Office for Metropolitan History, under the... more
Pitman, H. Minot (Harold Minot), 1888-
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 137
7 linear feet (17 boxes)
Harold Minot Pitman (1888-1970) was an attorney who became a full-time genealogist, and headed several genealogical societies. Correspondence, genealogical research notes, genealogical tables, Bible and family records, coats of arms, as well as a... more
Roney, Lila James
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 148
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Lila James Roney was a professional genealogist and died in 1944. Handwritten and typed genealogical research notes, correspondence, genealogical tables, clippings, copies of wills, military records, and other documents relating to families and... 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
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
Ward, Clare McVickar
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 177
19.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Clare Ward is a genealogist. Research notes, correspondence, photocopies of documents, photographs, genealogical tables and family worksheets on various families, compiled by professional genealogist Clare McVickar Ward. Includes research by... more
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
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3608
4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller
Black and white and some color photographs, posters and prints mostly of New York City buildings and streets, including Battery Swimming Baths (Battery Park Baths), photograph by E.J. Lecocq (ca. 1900), 2 photographs of renderings of the New York... more
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3610
11 linear feet (26 boxes)
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Bible Transcripts 2008-001
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Photocopies and transcripts of Bible records relating mostly to New York families of the 16th to 19th centuries, including the Allen, Davis, Hall, Johnson, Lewis, Mott, Rikert, Smith, and Thompson families; some family Bible transcripts are in... more
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 147
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Harriet (d. 1996) and Kenn Stryker-Rodda (d. 1990) were professional genealogists, lecturers, teachers, and authors of numerous publications in the field. Typed and handwritten genealogical research notes, charts, Bible and church records, family... more