Found 161 collections related to New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bogert, Henry A., 1827-1905
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18154
3 v, ill. maps, 28 cm. or smaller; 3 v, ill. maps, 28 cm. or smaller
Henry A. Bogert (1827-1905) was a New York City real estate lawyer who resided in Flushing, New York. The collection consists of three volumes of Henry A. Bogert's manuscript abstracts and property maps drawn from New York City wills, deeds, and... more
Henry Cruger & Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18210
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Cruger was born in New York in 1739 and educated at Kings College (now Columbia University). He became active in his family's mercantile business in Bristol, England, and gained prominence both in New York and England. In 1765, he 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
Stiles, Henry Reed, 1832-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18358
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Dr. Henry Reed (H.R.) Stiles was a founding member of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, and its president from 1869-1893. The scrapbook is comprised predominantly of articles from the Register & Times (Rahway, New Jersey) written... 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
Lee Avenue Sabbath School (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18045
2 v, 17 cm; 2 v, 17 cm
The Lee Avenue Sabbath School of the Lee Avenue Reformed Dutch Church, in Williamsburgh, Brooklyn, New York, was organized in 1853. Roll book and absentee registers for the Male Department and Primary Department record the names, residences and... 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
Chase, Henry, 1790-1853
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18063
2 v, 36 cm; 2 v, 36 cm
Henry Chase (1790-1853) was a Methodist Episcopal clergyman. The Mariner's Church, formally dedicated in 1820, was a non-denominational church located on Roosevelt Street in New York City. It was founded by the Society for Promoting the Gospel... 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
Litchfield family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18215
.17 linear feet (1 box)
The Litchfield family descended from Lawrence Litchfield, who emigrated from England to Massachusetts in the 1630s. Edwin Clark Litchfield was a lawyer, railroad magnate, and real estate developer who owned much of what is now known as Park Slope... 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