Found 46 collections related to Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
De Luze, Philip Schuyler
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 149
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Philip Schuyler de Luze (d. 1909) was a genealogical and heraldic researcher of New York City and New Rochelle, New York, apparently active ca. 1880-ca. 1909. Handwritten genealogical research notes in notebooks on some 65 families, with a few... 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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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