Found 78 collections related to New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
Carman, Ezra Ayers, 1834-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18081
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The collection consists of genealogical notes, copies of family records, clippings, photographs, and correspondence of Ezra Ayers Carman and, to a lesser extent, his son Louis Dale Carman, in the course of their research on the history and... more
Farris family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18076
.02 linear feet (1 folder)
The Ferris family lived in Westchester and Otsego Counties, N.Y. The papers consist of deeds, 1756-1795, naming Gilbert Ferris, Joshua Ferris, Jonathan Ferris, David Ferris, Caleb D. Ferris, and Bette Ferris; a document, 1784, granting powers of... more
First Baptist Church of Bedford
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18266
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Bedford Baptist Church was established in 1787 in Westchester County, New York. The records are comprised of three ledgers: minutes of church meetings and membership rolls dating from 1797-1862; minutes of church meetings dating from... more
Guilderland (N.Y. : Town)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18217
.34 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Guilderland, in Albany County, New York, was settled in the 17th century by Dutch farmers expanding from Schenectady and Albany. Originally part of the town of Watervliet, it was annexed and renamed Guilderland, after the Dutch city of the same... more
Ingraham, Elsie Powell
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18134
9 linear feet (21 boxes)
The Elsie Powell Ingraham family papers chronicle multiple generations of the Ingraham, Powell, Brown, Hopper, and allied families -- prominent Quakers residing primarily in New York City, Old Chatham, N.Y. and Cambridge, Mass. Although these... more
Howser, Horace
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18214
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The collection contains four account books, 1760-1836, of Horace Howser, a merchant of Monroe, Orange County, New York
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
Hasbrouck family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18112
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Hasbrouck family papers include original documents and copies of documents relating to the Hasbrouck family of New Paltz, New York, 1730-1858. The bulk of the papers are comprised of legal documents such as indentures, wills, and financial... 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
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
Brodhead, Lucas, 1844-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18111
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Lucas Brodhead (1844-1914) of Versailles, Kentucky was the general manager and superintendent of Woodburn Stock Farm, a noted thoroughbred horse-breeding establishment in Woodford County, Kentucky. The Lucas Brodhead genealogical research papers,... more
Hyde, M. C. Murray (Mary Crawford Murray), 1855-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18070
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Crawford Murray Hyde was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and a contributor to The New Jersey Coast in Three Centuries (The Lewis Publishing... more
Macy family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18204
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Macy family came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1639, ultimately settling on Nantucket Island in 1659. The collection consists of a cash book, financial and legal documents, a marriage certificate and genealogical notes relating to the... more
Fish, John Dean, 1846-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18097
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Dean Fish (1846-1935) was a genealogist and contributor to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. The John Dean Fish papers consist of his genealogical correspondence and research materials, including family records, charts, notes... 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
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
Cornell, Joshua, 1765-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18225
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
The collection consists of an account book maintained by Joshua Cornell (1765-1825), possibly of Chappaqua, New York, between 1796-1880. The accounts record Cornell's receipts and expenditures, and also contains notes on indentured servants... more
Klefeker family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18168
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
The collection contains correspondence among members of the Klefeker and Saxer familes in Germany and the United States, 1844-1906, family photographs, autograph albums, and other memorabilia. Nearly all of the materials in the collection are... 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
Round Top Lutheran Church (Pine Plains, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18212
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Round Top Lutheran Church, named for the structure's round-topped roof, was established in Dutchess County in about 1746. The locality is now a hamlet called Bethel in the the town of Pine Plains. The church was established after the break up of a... more
King, Rufus, 1838-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18162
4.83 linear feet (12 boxes)
Rufus King (1838-1924) was a banker by profession as well as a respected genealogist. The son of Rufus Sylvester and Phoebe Odell King, his New England ancestors included the revolutionary war veteran and New York State Senator Rufus King, after... more
Salmon, William, 1684-1759
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18048
.75 linear feet (1 box)
William Salmon (1684-1759) of Southold, Long Island, was a grandson of William Salmon (b. 1610) who emigrated from England to Southold in 1635. The collection includes the original manuscript (1 v.) known and published as the Salmon Records, a... more
Raines, John, 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18145
1 v. (p. 7-276), ill, 28 cm; 1 v. (p. 7-276), ill, 28 cm
Rev. John Raines, Jr. (1818-1877), born in Yorkshire, England, was an itinerant Methodist Episcopal minister associated with the Genesee Conference of New York State. He was the son of Rev. John Raines (born ca. 1784) and Mary Raines, who... more
Sutton, Richard C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18130
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard Sutton genealogical research papers contain family papers dating from 1801 to 1886, and Sutton's research notes, copies of documents, and correspondence generated by his research on the Sutton and Steele families. The family documents... more
Richfield Columbian Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18213
.75 linear feet (1 volume)
In 1795, residents of the Town of Richfield, Ostego County, New York collected contributions to begin a library. In 1809, it was incorporated as the Richfield Columbian Library. The records include a treasurer's account book, 1810-1879, and a list... more
Slocum, Margaret R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18265
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Slocum family genealogical research papers, compiled by Margaret R. Slocum, include family papers and genealogical research files. The family papers include correspondence belonging to Margaret's grandmother, Laura Dean, and to her... 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
Backus, Standish, 1875-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18073
1.08 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Standish Backus (1875-1943) was a corporate lawyer and president of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company from 1920 to 1943. The collection is composed of correspondence concerning his genealogical research on the Standish, Backus, and related... 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