New York Archives, Libraries and Societies

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Adirondack Genealogical and Historical Society
100 Main St., Saranac Lake, NY 12983
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~adkghs

Adirondack History Center Museum
Box 428, 7590 Court St., Elizabethtown, NY 12932
(518) 873-6466
http://www.adkhistorycenter.org

Adriance Memorial Library
93 Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 485-3445
http://www.poklib.org

African-Atlantic Genealogical Society
144 W. Merrick Rd., Freeport, NY 11520
http://www.aagsinc.net

Albany County Hall of Records
95 Tivoli St., Albany, NY 12207
(518) 436-3663
http://www.albanycounty.com/ACHOR

Allegany Area Historical Association
Box 162, Allegany, NY 14706
http://aaha.bfn.org

Almond Historical Society
7 Main St., Almond, NY 14804
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyahs/AlmondHS.html

Archdiocese of New York
1011 First Ave., New York, NY 10022
(212) 371-1000
http://www.ny-archdiocese.org

Bethlehem Historical Association
Box 263, 1003 River Rd., Selkirk, NY 12158
(513) 767-9432
http://bha1965.webs.com

Blauvelt Free Library
541 Western Hwy., Blauvelt, NY 10913
(845) 359-2811
http://www.rcls.org/blv

Bronx County Historical Society
3309 Bainbridge Ave., The Bronx, NY 10467
(718) 881-8900
http://www.bronxhistoricalsociety.org

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 222-4111
http://www.brooklynhistory.org

Buffalo Irish Genealogical Society
GAAA Library Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220
(716) 627-2417
http://www.buffaloirishcenter.com

Capital District Genealogical Society
Empire State Plaza Station, Box 2175, Albany, NY 12220
(518) 439-5160

Cayuga County Historian’s Office
Historic Old Post Office Bldg., 3rd Floor, 157 Genesee St., Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 253-1300
http://www.co.cayuga.ny.us/history/index.html

Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society
Box 247, 14 W. Cayuga St., Moravia, NY 13118
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nycayuga/colhs.htm

Central New York Genealogical Society
Box 104, Colvin Station, Syracuse, NY 13205
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nycnygs

Cheektowaga Historical Association
3329 Broadway, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
(716) 683-5589
http://www.cheektowagahistory.com/page9.php

Chemung Valley History Museum and Historical Society
415 E. Water St., Elmira, NY 14901
(607) 734-4167
http://www.chemungvalleymuseum.org

Chenango Historical Society
45 Rexford St., Norwich, NY 13815
(607) 334-9227
http://www.chenango.history.museum

Columbia County Historical Society
5 Albany Ave., Box 311, Kinderhook, NY 12106
(518) 758-9265
http://www.berkshire.net/OnlineArchives/columbia/cchs.html

Columbia University, Journalism Library
204 Journalism, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-0390
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/jour

Cortland County Historical Society
25 Homer Ave., Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 756-6071
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nycortla/chsfe.htm

Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society
336 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington, NY 11050
(516) 365-9074
http://www.cowneck.org

Creole-American Genealogical Society
Box 2666, Church Street Station, New York, NY 10008

East Greenbush Community Library
10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061
(518) 447-7476
http://www.eastgreenbushlibrary.org

East Hampton Library
159 Main St., East Hampton, NY 11937
(631) 324-0222
http://www.easthamptonlibrary.org

East Hampton Historical Society
101 Main St., East Hampton, NY 11937
(631) 324-6850
http://www.easthamptonhistory.org

Eastchester Historical Society
Box 37, Eastchester, NY 10709
(914) 793-1900
http://www.museumsusa.org/data/museums/NY/22461.htm

Episcopal Diocese of New York
1047 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10025
(212) 316-7400
http://www.dioceseny.org

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Metropolitan New York Synod
475 Riverside Dr., Ste. 1620, New York, NY 10115
(212) 665-0732
http://www.mnys.org

Finger Lake Finns
http://www.fingerlakesfinns.org

Genealogical Society of Rockland County
New City Library, Box 444, New City, NY 10956
(845) 942-0577
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyrockla/GSRC

General Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York
20 W. 44th St., New York, NY 10036
(212) 755-7082
http://www.colonialwarsny.org/contact.htm

Genesse County Genealogy Society
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nygags/index.htm

Geneva Free Library
244 Main St., Geneva, NY 14456
(315) 789-5303
http://genevapubliclibrary.net

Geneva Historical Society
543 S. Main St., Geneva, NY 14456
(315) 789-5151
http://www.genevahistoricalsociety.com

German Genealogy Group
Box 1004, Kings Park, NY 11754
http://www.germangenealogygroup.com

Goshen Public Library
203 Main St., Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 294-6606
http://goshenpubliclibrary.org

Greater Ridgewood Historical Society
1820 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood, NY 11385
(718) 456-1776
http://onderdonkhouse.org

Guernsey Memorial Library
3 Court St., Norwich, NY 13815
(607) 334-4034
http://www.4cls.org/webpages/members/Norwich/NORWICH.HTML

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
333 Seventh Ave., 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001
(212) 967-4100
http://www.hias.org

Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County
Box 270, Sarasota Springs, NY 12866
http://saratoganygenweb.com

Herkimer County Historical Society
400 N. Main St., Herkimer, NY 13350
(315) 866-6413
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyhchs

Hispanic Genealogical Society of New York
Grand Central Station, Box 3009, New York, NY 10163
http://www.hispanicgenealogy.com

Holland Society of New York
20 W. 44th St, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10036
(212) 758-1675
http://www.hollandsociety.com/index1.html

Huguenot Historical Society
81 Huguenot St.,, New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 255-1660
http://www.huguenotstreet.org

Huntington Historical Society
209 Main St., Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 427-7045
http://www.huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org

Irish Family History Forum
Box 67, Plainview, NY 11803,
http://www.ifhf.org

Italian Genealogical Group
Box 626, Bethpage, NY 11714,
http://www.italiangen.org

Jewish Genealogical Society of the Capital District
58 Edgecomb St., Albany, NY 12209
(518) 462-4815

Jewish Genealogical Society of Buffalo
3700 Main St., Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 833-0743

Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island
37 Westcliff Dr., Dix Hills, NY 11746
http://www.jewishgen.org/jgsli

Jewish Genealogical Society of Rochester
265 Viennawood Dr., Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 271-2118

Jewish Genealogical Society
Box 286398, New York, NY 10128
(212) 294-8326

Olin Library
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-4144
http://www.library.cornell.edu/olinuris/index.html

Johnstown Public Library
38 S. Market St., Johnstown, NY 12095
(518) 762-8317
http://www.johnstownpubliclibrary.info

Lancaster New York Historical Society
40 Clark St., Lancaster, NY
(716) 681-7719

Leo Baeck Institute
15 W. 16th St., New York, NY 10011
(212) 744-6400
http://www.lbi.org/fellowships.html

Livingston County Historical Society
30 Center St., Geneseo, NY 14454
(716) 243-9147
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nylchs

Livingston-Steuben County Genealogical Society
5 Elizabeth St., Dansville, NY 14437
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyliving/lscgs.htm

Long Beach Historical Society
Box 286, Long Beach, NY 11561
(516) 432-1192
http://www.longbeachhistory.org

Longwood Genealogy Group
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nygglshp

Madison County Historical Society
435 Main St., Oneida, NY 13421
(315) 363-4136
http://www.mchs1900.org

Malverne Historical and Preservation Society
Box 393, Malverne, NY 11565
(516) 792-1910
http://www.malvernehistoricalsociety.org

Manlius Historical Society
109 Pleasant St., Box 28, Manlius, NY 13104
(315) 682-6660
http://www.manliushistory.org

Margaret Reaney Memorial Library
19 Kingsbury Ave., St. Johnsville, NY 13452
(518) 568-7822
http://www2.telenet.net/community/mvla/stjo

Minisink Valley Historical Society
125-133 W. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771
(845) 856-2375
http://www.minisink.org

Montgomery County Department of History and Archives
Old Courthouse, Box 1500, Fonda, NY 12068
(518) 853-8186
http://www.amsterdam-ny.com/mcha

Moore Memorial Library
59 Genesee St., Greene, NY 13778
(607) 656-9349
http://www.4cls.org/Greene/Greene.html

New Castle Historical Society
100 King St., Chappaqua, NY 10514
(914) 238-4666
http://www.newcastlehistoricalsociety.org

New City Library
220 N. Main St., New City, NY 10956
(845) 634-4997
http://www.newcitylibrary.org

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400
http://www.nyhistory.org

New York City Board of Elections
32 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10004
(212) 487-2170
http://www.vote.nyc.ny.us

New York City Department of Records, Municipal Archives
31 Chambers St., Room 103, New York, NY 10007
(212) 639-9675
http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/html/about/archives.shtml

New York Family History Center
125 Columbus Ave., 1st Floor, New York, NY 10023
(212) 799-2414
http://www.familysearch.org

New York Foundling Hospital
590 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10011
(212) 633-9300
http://www.nyfoundling.org

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
36 W. 44th St., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10036
(212) 755-8532
http://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org

New York Historical Association
Box 800, Cooperstown, NY 13326
(888) 547-1400
http://www.nysha.org/about/index.htm

New York Public Library, Dorot Jewish Division
Fifth Ave. and 42nd St., New York, NY 10018
(212) 930-0601
http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/jws/jewish.html

New York Public Library, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of US History, Local History and Genealogy
Fifth Avenue and 42nd St., Room 121, New York, NY 10018
(212) 930-0828
http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/lhg/genea.html

New York State Archives
Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
(518) 474-6926
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/aindex.shtml

New York State Library
Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
(518) 474-5355
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov

New York State Museum
Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
(518) 474-5877
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov

Newburgh Free Library
124 Grand St., Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 563-3600
http://www.newburghlibrary.org

Niagara County Genealogical Society
215 Niagara St., Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 433-1033
http://www.niagaracounty.org/genealogical_society_home.htm

Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society
Box 1256, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
http://www.nnyacgs.org

Ogdensburg Public Library
312 Washington St., Ogdensburg, NY 13669
(315) 393-4325
http://www.nc3r.org/ogdensburg

Olive Free Library Association
4033 Rte. 28-A, West Shokan, NY 12494
(845) 657-2482
http://olive.westshokan.lib.ny.us

Oneida County Historical Society
1608 Genesee St., Utica, NY 13502
(315) 735-3642
http://www.midyork.org/ochs

Oneida Public Library
220 Broad St., Oneida, NY 13421
(315) 363-3050
http://www.midyork.org/oneida

Onondaga County Public Library
447 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 435-1900
http://www.onlib.org

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 428-1864
http://www.cnyhistory.org

Ontario County Genealogical Society
55 N. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424
http://www.ochs.org/Genealogy/Ocgs

Ontario County Historical Society
55 N. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-4975
http://www.ochs.org

Orange County Genealogical Society
Attn: Gen Research, 101 Main St., Goshen, NY 10924
http://www.ocgsny.org

Oyster Bay Historical Society
Box 297, 20 Summit St., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
(516) 922-5032
http://www.oysterbayhistory.org

Polish Genealogical Society of New York State
12645 Rt. 78, East Aurora, NY 14052
http://www.pgsnys.org

Port Chester Public Library
1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester, NY 10573
(914) 939-6710
http://www.portchesterlibrary.org

Puerto Rican/Hispanic Genealogical Society
Box 260118, Bellerose, NY 11426
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~prhgs

Queens Borough Public Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 990-0700
http://www.queenslibrary.org

Queens Historical Society
143-135 37th Ave., Flushing, NY 11354
(718) 939-0647
http://www.queenshistoricalsociety.org

Registrar, City of Albany Vital Statistics
Room 254M, City Hall, Albany, NY 12207
(518) 434-5045
http://www.albanyny.org/Government/Departments/VitalStatistics.aspx

Rennsselaer County Historical Society
57 Second St., Troy, NY 12180
(518) 272-7232
http://www.rchsonline.org

Richmond Memorial Library
19 Ross St., Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 343-9550
http://www.batavialibrary.org

Rochester Genealogical Society
1050 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14610
http://nyrgs.org

Rochester Public Library
115 South Ave., Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 428-8370
http://www.rochester.lib.ny.us/rochimag/lochist.html

Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library
229 Washington St., Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 785-7705
http://www.flowermemoriallibrary.org

St. Lawrence County Historical Association
3 E. Main St., Box 8, Canton, NY 13617
(315) 386-8133
http://www.slcha.org

Scarsdale Historical Society
937 Post Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 723-1744
http://www.scarsdalehistory.org

Schenectady County Historical Society
32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 374-0263
http://www.schist.org

Schuyler County Historical Society 108 N. Catharine St., Box 651, Montour Falls, NY 14865
(607) 535-9741
http://www.schuylerhistory.org

Shaker Heritage Society
25 Meeting House Rd., Albany, NY 12211
(518) 456-7890
http://www.shakerheritage.org

Slovak Heritage and Folklore Society International
151 Colebrook Dr., Rochester, NY 14617
(716) 342-9383
http://www.iarelative.com/shfsinfo.htm

Southern Tier Genealogical Society
Box 680, Vestal, NY 13850
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nybroome/stgs/stgs.htm

Southold Historical Society
Box 1, Southold, NY 11971
(631) 765-5500
http://www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org

St. George’s Society of New York
216 E. 45th St., Ste. 901, New York, NY 10017
(212) 682-6110
http://www.stgeorgessociety.org

Staten Island Historical Society
Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave., Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 351-1611
http://www.newyorkled.com/Staten-Island-Historical.htm

Steele Memorial Library
101 E. Church St., Elmira, NY 14901
(607) 733-9173
http://www.steele.lib.ny.us

Suffolk County Historical Society
300 W. Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 727-2881
http://www.riverheadli.com/rmuseum.html

Sullivan County Historical Society
Box 247, Hurleyville, NY 12747
(845) 434-8044
http://www.sullivancountyhistory.org

Three Village Historical Society
93 North Country Rd., Setauket, NY 11733
(631) 751-3730
http://www.threevillagehistoricalsociety.org

Tioga County Historical Society
110 Front St., Owego, NY 13827
(607) 687-2460
http://www.tiogahistory.org

Troy Public Library
100 Second St., Troy, NY 12180
(518) 274-7071
http://www.thetroylibrary.org

Ulster County Elting Memorial Library
93 Main St., New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 255-5030
http://elting.newpaltz.lib.ny.us

Ulster County Genealogical Society
Box 536, Hurley, NY 12443
http://www.ucgsny.org

Utica Public Library
303 Genesee St., Utica, NY 13501
(315) 735-2279
http://uticapubliclibrary.org

Wayne County Historical Society
21 Butternut St., Lyons, NY 14489
(315) 946-4943
http://www.waynehistory.org

Westchester County Historical Society
2199 Saw Mill River Rd., Elmsford, NY 10523
(914) 592-4323
http://www.westchesterhistory.com

Western New York Genealogical Society
Box 338, Hamburg, NY 14075
http://www.wnygs.org

Yates County Genealogical and Historical Society
107 Chapel St., Penn Yan, NY 14527
(315) 536-7318
http://www.yatespast.com

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, The Center for Jewish History
15 W. 16th St., New York, NY 10011
(212) 246-6080
http://www.yivoinstitute.org

Yorktown Historical Society
Box 355, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914) 962-5722 ext. 440
http://www.yorktownhistory.org


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