Found 37 collections related to Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

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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
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
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
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
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
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
Herbert, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18231
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
The journal and orderly book belonging to John Herbert contain the orders of the First and Second Battalions of Brigadier General Timothy Ruggles Loyalist militia volunteers in 1759, in which Herbert served as Adjutant. During the French and... 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
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
Provoost family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18064
1 v, 39 cm; 1 v, 39 cm
The Provoost (Provost) family, of French Huguenot descent, were early settlers of New Amsterdam. David Provoost (1670-1724) was a merchant and Mayor of the City of New York from 1699 to 1700. His nephew John Provoost (d. 1767) was the son of... more
Allen, Frederick I
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18109
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Frederick Innes Allen (1859-1938) of Auburn, New York was an attorney who served as Commissioner of Patents during the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. His wife, Cornelia Margaret Seward, was the granddaughter of William H. Seward. Frederick... more
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1838-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18139
7 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Stokes Family Genealogical Research Papers consist of genealogical research materials compiled and collected by Anson Phelps Stokes, author of the Stokes Records (1910), and his daughter, Helen Phelps Stokes on the... more
Van Zandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18354
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The common ancestor of the American Van Zandt family was Jacobus Van Zandt. His son, Wynant, served as a commissioned agent of Charles I of England to Amsterdam. He immigrated to New York in the late seventeenth century. One of his descendants was... more
Nunn, Mildred Warner
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18203
.92 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Warner Family genealogical research papers consist primarily of the notes and correspondence generated by Mildred Warner Nunn in the course of tracing her family's lineage, as well as an assortment of collected family papers dating from 1633... more
Warner family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18047
1 v
The Warners were descended from early settlers of Manhattan, among them Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663). Peter Roome Warner (1804-1896) was a New York City insurance executive and the author of Descendents of Peter Willemse Roome (New York:... 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
Braman, Edward, 1833-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18113
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
Edward Braman (1833-1907) of Hyde Park, N.Y. was a genealogist and local historian. The Braman family genealogical research papers consist of genealogical notes, compiled by Edward Braman, on the Braman family of Hyde Park, N.Y., New London... more
Dash, J. Bowie, b. 1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18360
The Dash family included a number of prominent New York merchants including Bowie Dash, notable for becoming one of the earliest importers of coffee into the United States. The file contains papers belonging to members of the Dash family,... 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
Staubach, C. P. (Charles P.), 1870-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18042
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Charles P. Staubach (1870-1966) worked as a sales executive for the Burroughs Corporation, served as an officer in the 8th Infantry Regiment, New York National Guard, and was the first president of the Century Road Club Association. The Charles P.... more
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18274
22 linear feet (41 boxes)
The collection consists of original family letters, bible records, legal documents, such as deeds and wills, and genealogical research notes and charts, relating principally to families of New York City and State. The materials range from... more
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18357
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Original documents and reproductions of marriage certificates, correspondence, genealogical research notes, wills, deeds, land records, vital records, maps, and clippings relating to groups, events, and individuals of genealogical or historical... more