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Kobbé, Frederick William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18173
1.42 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
Frederick William Kobbé (1887-1946) was an attorney and an amateur genealogist. The collection contains his correspondence, genealogical notes and charts.
Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2070
19 linear feet (16 boxes, 22 volumes)
Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920) was an American businessman, banker, diplomat, and statesman. He founded the banking firm of L.P. Morton & Co. in New York City. After an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1876, he was elected to the U.S. House of... more
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
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... 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
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
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
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
Lawrence-Chase-Towneley Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18237
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Records consist primarily of genealogical notes, both loose and in notebooks, on many English noble families. Miscellaneous legal documents, correspondence, and essays concern claims made by U.S. and Canadian citizens on land in Great Britain,... 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
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
Hyde, M. C. Murray (Mary Crawford Murray), 1855-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18070
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Crawford Murray Hyde was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and a contributor to The New Jersey Coast in Three Centuries (The Lewis Publishing... 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
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
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
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
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
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
Ostrander, Nathaniel J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18119
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Letters to the Rev. Nathaniel J. Ostrander, 1889-1927, and his daughter Gertrude, 1927-1942, from members of the Ostrander family in the United States in response to his requests for information needed to compile an Ostrander genealogy. The... 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
Titus, Anson, 1847-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3000
1 box
Rev. Anson Titus was a Universalist minister and genealogist. Correspondence and other papers relating to a genealogy of Phelps, N.Y.; to the fiftieth anniversary of the Vienna (N.Y.) Union School and a book being put out for that occasion.
Arnold family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 130
1 folder
Letters written from England by Benedict Arnold and his wife Margaret Shippen Arnold to their son Edward Arnold offering him advice and comfort while he was in India and letters in which Margaret Shippen Arnold provided Edward with details of his... 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
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