Found 12 collections related to Genealogy

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
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
Cockayne, George Edward, 1829-1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6356
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Genealogical papers assembled by George Edward Cockayne, dated approximately 1835 to 1902. Include copies of published genealogical works annotated by Cockayne, with numerous notes and letters from genealogists inlaid. Included are Burke's... more
Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2742
.58 linear feet (2 boxes)
Frank Dempster Sherman was a professor and poet, as well as the author of The Ancestry of James Morgan Sherman and his Descendants. His papers contain letters and documents collected while compiling the Sherman family genealogy
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
Browning, Charles Henry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 419
12 linear feet (29 boxes)
Charles Henry Browning (1846-1926), a professional genealogist, edited "The American Historical Register" and wrote Americans of Royal Descent. Collection consists of Browning's research notes, correspondence and copies of "The American Historical... more
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... more
Banta, Theodore M. (Theodore Melvin), 1834-1910
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 128
.5 linear feet
The Theodore M. Banta Genealogical Notes comprise correspondence, handwritten transcriptions, several clippings, and a large bound notebook relating to his family history.
Ferris, Morris Patterson, 1855-
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 127
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Morris P. Ferris Genealogical Research Files largely document Ferris’ own family history, but also contain research materials for genealogies of several other families, including the Brewer, Hadley, Haines (Haynes), and Mason families.
Shivery family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 257
3.46 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Shiverys, Smiths and Blazes were three branches of a southern African-American family. The Shivery Family papers document the life, history and relationships of the three families in the South, from the Reconstruction to the present.
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22284
8.4 linear feet (21 boxes)
Geoffrey Ward is the author of A Disposition to Be Rich, a biography of his great-grandfather, Ferdinand Ward, who ran a fraudulent Wall Street investment firm from 1880 to 1884. The Geoffrey Ward collection on Ferdinand Ward and the Ward family... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22391
3.69 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube)
John Dod Ward (1795-1873) was an American marine engineer who lived and worked in New Jersey, Vermont, New York, and Montreal. His son, Charles Dod Ward (1838-1915), was a civil engineer who married Ada Davey, daughter of Henry Lewis Davis and... more
Polk Family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Mg 713
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The ancestors of the Polk Family, Jim and Amey, their daughter, Judah, and her husband, Kit, along with their children, upon reaching the age of twenty-one), were emancipated in 1840. This occurred one and one-half years after the death of their... more
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