Found 104 collections related to New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection

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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
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
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
Pierce, Jennie Misener Teller Curry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18043
200 p, 30 cm; 200 p, 30 cm
Storekeeper's account book recording goods sold on personal account, 1900 Sept.-1901 Nov., in Claryville, Town of Neversink, Sullivan County, New York.
Royal Arch Masons. Grand Chapter (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18267
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Royal Arch Masonry denotes the first part of the York Rite system of Masonic degrees as conferred in the United States. Every state has its own Grand Chapter, which performs administrative functions for its subordinate chapters. The account books... 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
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
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
Littell, Elton Gardiner, 1879-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18201
0 linear feet (1 box)
The Littell family traces its ancestry to settlers in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and New Jersey during the early eighteenth century. Elton Gardiner Littell, third son of Rev. T. Harrington Littell, an Episcopalian priest, was a New... 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
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
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
Hatfield, Abraham, 1867-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | NYGB Coll-49
3.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Mostly genealogical research notes, correspondence and charts of Abraham Hatfield on various branches of the Hatfield family in America. Also a few photos, clippings and documents such as wills.
Haven, Dwight Craig
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18232
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Haven family traced their roots to Richard Haven, a carpenter born in England or Wales in 1645, who settled in Lynn, Massachusetts; and to John and Nathaniel Haven, who settled in Framingham, Massachusetts in the 1690s Dwight Craig Haven was... 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
Gerard, James W. (James Watson), 1823-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18364
.6 linear feet (1 volume)
James W. Gerard (1794-1874) was a prominent lawyer born in New York City. After graduating from Columbia, Gerard joined the New York Bar Association and became a prominent member of the city's legal community. He is notable for his work in... more
Bryers, George E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18054
4 v, 29 cm; 4 v, 29 cm
George E. Bryers and M. M. (Mark M.) Slater were undertakers of Grahamsville, Sullivan County, New York. Mark M. Slater acquired the business from the estate of George E. Bryers on April 1, 1916. Funeral registers of undertakers George E. Bryers... more
Joel, Joseph A., -1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18207
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Joseph A. Joel (ca. 1844-1906) resided in New York City and was a flag merchant and editor and publisher of the Grand Army Gazette. This collection consists of correspondence, including three letters from Rutherford B. Hayes addressed to Joel;... 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
Ottley, Lucetta Gilbert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18171
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Lucetta Gilbert Ottley was the wife of James H. Ottley (1851-1922), publisher of McCall's magazine. The papers consist of letters, 1865, 1888-1933, genealogical notes, and copies of reference sources on the genealogy of the Gilbert family. Most of... 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
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
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
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
Villard, Katharine Tomkins
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18133
2.25 linear feet (9 boxes)
Katharine Tomkins Villard (1904-2000) was a member of the socially prominent Tomkins and Villard families of New York City. The collection consists chiefly of family photograph albums, documenting her life from childhood through the early years of... 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
Blaisdell, Lilian La Dow
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18230
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Ladou family (alternatively spelled Ladow, La Dow, Ladu, Ladue, Le Dieux, and Le Doux) traces its roots to Pierre Ladou (1662-1713), a French Huguenot who emigrated to New York in the 1690s. Ladou settled in New Rochelle, a city which had been... more
Leslie, Rosette King
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18282
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Rosette King Leslie married George Robert Leslie III. George Leslie attended the Bovee School, a private boys' academy in New York City between 1925-1927. He died in 1968 The papers consist of one folder of material relating to the Bovee School,... more