Found 63 collections related to Genealogies

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Adsit, Newman Ward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18233
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Burnham family traces its lineage through Jacob Burnham of Yarmouth, England, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1753. He died in Schenectady, New York. Burnham descendants settled in Pittstown, Rensselaer County, New York; Saratoga Springs, New... more
Canfield, Amos, 1878-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18157
7.3 linear feet (15 boxes)
The papers consist of Dr. Amos Canfield's notes, genealogical charts, and correspondence, ca. 1920s-1930s from his research on the descendants of Thomas Canfield of Milford, Conn. and Matthew Canfield of New Haven, Conn. and Newark, N.J. Also,... 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
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
Mitchell, Cornelius von Erden, 1883-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18127
17 linear feet (20 boxes)
This collection contains the papers of the ancestors of Cornelius von Erden Mitchell, members of the Mitchell, Davis, Spingler and Van Beuren families and their connections. The materials in this collection include correspondence, photographs,... more
McCarty, Edwin R., b. 1830
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18104
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin Riley McCarty was born in Pennsylvania in 1830 and worked in the hotel industry in New York City. The McCarty family genealogical research papers consist mainly of the correspondence of Edwin R. McCarty, dating 1869-1903, concerning his... 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
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
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
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
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
King, Frank Barnard, d. 1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 17978
.4 linear feet (4 v. in 1 box)
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3210
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Autograph pedigree of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, with portraits and views of Strawberry Hill collected in 1907. Two leaves in Walpole's handwriting. Bound in green levant morocco. Non-manuscript material printed at Merrymount Press, London
Baldwin, Evelyn Briggs, 1862-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18176
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Evelyn Briggs Baldwin was a meteorologist and Polar explorer who accompanied Robert E. Peary on his North Greenland expedition in 1892-1894. The collection contains his research files and the correspondence generated in the course of his research... more
Moffat, R. Burnham, 1861-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18099
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
R. Burnham Moffat (1861-1916) was a New York City attorney and the author of several genealogical works. The Barclay, Clarkson, Moffat, and Pierrepont genealogical research papers consist chiefly of the correspondence and research files of R.... more
Betts, Charles Wilson
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 17977
Includes ancestors of Charles Comstock Betts (1808-1882) of Richmond, Mass., and Brooklyn, N.Y., in the English and Scottish royal lines, and American ancestors of Hoffman Pollock Betts, Barbara Stuart Hoffman, and Anne Gilman Hoffman.
Andrews, Alice Blair, b. 1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18096
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Alice Blair Andrews (Mrs. F.M. Andrews) was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Among her ancestors were George Dickey of the South Carolina militia, 1781-1782, and Samuel McElroy, a private in the Continental Army. The Blair... 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
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... 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