The NYG&B Knowledge Archive

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1855 New York State Census, Ward 17 (Manhattan) The New York State 1855 census is a significant record set for family historians researching ancestors in New York State. Our eLibrary contains the only digitally available copy of the enumeration… Census New York County
1901 Census for England and Wales The 1901 Census for England and Wales has much to interest researchers from the USA, including research into ancestors from England or Wales, properties (including historic houses), vessels,… Census, English
A Gautier Portrait Added to the NYG&B Collection Mrs. Rodney W. Smith, with the agreement of her son, Winthrop Smith, has generously given a portrait to the Society. The portrait was received in November 2004. The sitter is now identified as … NYG&B History
A Glimpse of the Rockland Room, New City Nestled sixteen miles northwest of New York City the small county of Rockland is bordered by New Jersey to the south, Orange Co. to the north, and the Hudson River to the east. Its history… Repositories Rockland County
A New Look at the Newton (L.I.) Presbyterian Church Records We often use abstracts of original sources because of convenience, especially when they are regarded as reliable. But it pays to looks for an earlier version (preferably the original, if available),… Presbyterian, Religious Records New York City, Queens County
A Newly Accessible Civil War Era Resource: NYPL’s United States Sanitary Commission Records The records of the United States Sanitary Commission, recently reprocessed by The New York Public Library, are a vast and newly accessible resource for Civil War era family history research. The… Military, NYPL All NY Counties
A Selected Bibliography for African American Research Instructional Books and Guides to Sources African American and American Indian Patriots of the Revolutionary War [E 251 D38] African American Genealogical Research Reader [CS 21 A3 A45]… African American, Bibliography All NY Counties
A Selected Bibliography for American Indian Research General Brandon, William Indians [E 58 B82] Church, Benjamin The History of Philip's War, Commonly called the Great Indian War, of 1675 and 1676 [E 83.67 C5 Rare Book] Drake,… American Indian, Bibliography
A Selected Bibliography for Catholic Research Books and Periodicals 100th Anniversary Celebration, 1902-2002 : St. Hedwig Church, Floral Park, New York [N.Y. L H378 F66.5] Adams, Edmund Catholic Trails West: The Founding Catholic… Bibliography, Catholic
A Selected Bibliography for Eastern European Research Books and Periodicals Allen, Serah Fleury Overcoming Obstacles to Eastern European Research: Self-Help for Laypeople [Europe G 2.5] Brandt, Edward R. [et al.] Germanic Genealogy: a… Bibliography, Eastern European