Found 186 collections related to Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

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
Thomson, Edward, 1845-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18002
46 p, 22 cm. (1 v. in folder); 46 p, 22 cm. (1 v. in folder)
Genealogy of the Barons Talbot de Malahide, County Dublin, Ireland.
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
Michaels, Paul Wallace
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18276
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Ross, Harkness, Decker, Worst, and Michaels families lived in Yonkers, New York; Medina County, Ohio; Spring Prairie and Centerville, Wisconsin; and Freemont, Ohio. Many family members served in the Union Army during the American Civil War The... 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
Van Gieson, A. P. (Acmon Pulaski), 1830-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18089
1 volume, 20 cm; 1 volume, 20 cm
Rev. Acmon Pulaski Van Gieson was a minister of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York State. Notebook used to record his diary, 1853 May 11-1855 September 26; notes on religious subjects; and records of baptisms, marriages, and additions, 1853... more
Raines, John, 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18145
1 v. (p. 7-276), ill, 28 cm; 1 v. (p. 7-276), ill, 28 cm
Rev. John Raines, Jr. (1818-1877), born in Yorkshire, England, was an itinerant Methodist Episcopal minister associated with the Genesee Conference of New York State. He was the son of Rev. John Raines (born ca. 1784) and Mary Raines, who... more
Horwood, Robert R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18049
1 v, 22 cm; 1 v, 22 cm
Rev. Robert R. Horwood was a Protestant Episcopal clergyman who served in New York State, Scotland, and England. Record book of Rev. Robert R. Horwood, dating 1854-1878, documents his activities as a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, from his... more
Sutton, Richard C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18130
.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
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
Richfield Columbian Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18213
.75 linear feet (1 volume)
In 1795, residents of the Town of Richfield, Ostego County, New York collected contributions to begin a library. In 1809, it was incorporated as the Richfield Columbian Library. The records include a treasurer's account book, 1810-1879, and a list... 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
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
Sayre family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18146
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Family correspondence of descendants of Revolutionary War officer Maj. Pierson Sayre (1761-1852). Most numerous are letters, 1943-1946, from Marine Dobbs to Anna Roberta "Bertie" Vergin Ellis concerning their family. Also included are some 19th... 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
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
Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Reformation (Lawyersville, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18069
1 v, 32 cm; 1 v, 32 cm
Church records include minutes of annual meetings from 1848-1913, list of congregation members, and legal application to convey and dispose of property, 1914.
Schneider, Francis J. (Franz Joseph), d. 1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18052
7 p, 25 cm; 7 p, 25 cm
The record book of pastor Francis J. Schneider contains the charter of a nondenominational German congregation in New York City and the signatures of its subscribing members, their addresses, and, in some cases, dates of baptisms and confirmations.
Methodist Episcopal Church (Glenham, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18050
[1] 376 [3] p, 21 cm; [1] 376 [3] p, 21 cm
The Methodist Episcopal Church in Glenham, Dutchess County, New York was set off from the Matteawan station at the New York Annual Conference in 1842, and Stephen Montfort Vail was appointed preacher-in-charge. Record book of the Methodist... more
First Baptist Church of Christ (Pawling, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18061
3 v, 32 cm. or smaller; 3 v, 32 cm. or smaller
The First Baptist Church of Christ in Pawling, New York was instituted in the early 1770s by Elder John Lawrence, its first pastor. Records books, including history, articles of faith, rules of order, minutes, and lists of members, 1841-1899, with... more
Smith, J. D
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18281
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
The collection consists of a register of deaths and burials in Arden, Orange County, New York, 1888-1889, maintained by coroner J.D. Smith
Methodist Episcopal Church (Rensselaerville, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18058
1 v, 19 cm; 1 v, 19 cm
Record book of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Rensselaerville, N.Y., begun in 1842 by Desevignice Starks, preacher at the church for that year, containing membership records, with some baptisms and deaths, for 1842-1854; Stark's list recording... more
Roe, Charles H
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 17989
1 v, 36 cm; 1 v, 36 cm