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

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Hanks, Stedman Shumway, 1889-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18126
3 linear feet (16 volumes, 1 box)
Stedman Shumway Hanks was an aviation engineer and genealogist. Hanks was best known for patenting "flight strips," auxiliary landing areas for aircraft alongside public highways, advocating for their development and implementation in various... 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
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
Hyer, Richard, d. 1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18238
5.88 linear feet (14 boxes)
Richard Hyer (d. 1975), a World War I veteran who served in the 7th New York Infantry, lived in Warner, New Hampshire. The Richard Hyre Genealogical Research papers contain Hyre's correspondence with historical and genealogical societies,... more
Holton, David-Parsons, 1812?-1883
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18121
.4 linear feet (1 box)
David-Parsons Holton, M.D., was a founding member of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. His wife, Frances K. Holton, was the first female member of the Society. The Robbins family genealogical research papers consist of... more
Rowe family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18084
1.7 linear feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
The Roe family papers consist of genealogical notes and charts, 1882 through 1958, on the Roe family by various genealogists including Clarence Almon Torrey, Charles Harvey Roe, Robert C. Vial, Catherine T.R. Matthews, and Alfred S. Roe. Also... 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
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
Sharp family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18091
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Sharpe-Stevens family papers include genealogical research notes and family papers on the ancestors of Rosa Sharpe Stevens and, to a lesser extent, her husband Yale Stevens. Families include the Sharpes of Pennsylvania and the related Alden,... 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.
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
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
De Groat, Walter Bradford
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18195
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Walter Bradford De Groat Research Files contain Walter Bradford De Groat's genealogical notes and related correspondence and photographs, arranged alphabetically on the De Groat and related family lines.
De Groot, Adelaide Milton, 1876-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18172
.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876-1967) was the daughter of William de Groot, a ship owner employed in the China trade and his second wife Elizabeth King Hawley. A painter, art collector and philanthropist, Miss de Groot was born in New York City and... more
Delafield, John Ross
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18164
4.41 linear feet (11 boxes)
John Ross Delafield (1874-1964) was a New York attorney and amateur genealogist whose work to trace the Delafield and other related family lines culminated in his private publication of Delafield: A Family History in... more
Schultz, Katherine E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18240
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Iantha Schultz Cantine (1864-1951) extensively researched the genealogy of the Eastgate family. Shortly before her death, she wrote a book entitled The Descendants of John Eastgate, 1791-1837 in the United States, using information which she... more
Willis, George Ingraham
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18102
2.7 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 volume)
George Ingraham Willis (1912-1988), a native New Yorker, conducted research on the history and genealogy of the Willis family. The collection is primarily composed of his research notes, correspondence and the original documents he assembled... more
Pershing, George Orr
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18178
2.5 linear feet
Genealogist. Pershing's correspondence with members of the Edwards family, genealogical notes, completed questionnaires, and clippings, from his genealogical research on the Edwards family. Also, typescript copies and photocopies of 17th - 20th... more
Cooper, Madge Huntington
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18248
2.35 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Ford, Roelker, and Turle families were united by intermarriage and resided in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. The members of these families include the descendants of Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a prominent businessman and lawyer,... 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
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
Capehart family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18131
.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
Goodspeed, Edna Clay
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18114
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Edna Pearl Clay Goodspeed (1884-1963) was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution who served as a nurse overseas during World War I. Her ancestors included Revolutionary War soldiers Charles Mathewson, Capt. Aaron Coe, David... 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
Colt, Francis S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18174
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Colt family traced their lineage to John Colt who immigrated to the American colonies in 1636 or 1638 and Peter Colt (1744-1824) who served in the Continental Army from Connecticut. The Colt Family genealogical research papers consists primary... 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
Fry, Varian, 1907-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18088
6 linear feet (16 boxes)
Varian Fry, born in New York City in 1907, was known as "the American Schindler" for his work in aiding over 2,000 endangered people from Nazi-occupied France until he was ousted by the Vichy government in 1941. In the final years of his life, Fry... more
Austin, William Henry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18110
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Henry Austin was a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Warwick, NY, later of the Highland Avenue Methodist Church of Ossining, NY. The William Henry Austin Papers consist of registers of members, marriages, baptisms, deaths,... more
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