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|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
The New York City FHC located in midtown Manhattan is a small branch of the Salt Lake Family History Library. We have access to their collection of over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed records. Additionally, patrons can access our ~3000 on-site microfilms and 9 family history subscription websites for free.
Center Contacts and Hours
Location and Map:
Address: 125 Columbus Ave, NY, NY 10023
- 1st Floor
- Location on Map
- Tues, Wed, Thurs 10am-9pm
- Fri 10am-6pm
- Sat 10am-5pm
- Closed Sunday & Monday & Major Holidays
Holiday Schedule: 2014- We will be closed- Mar 15 closing at 3pm, Apr 5, Jul 4, Oct 4, Nov 25-29, Dec 23-Jan3
Calendar and Events
Staff Training Meetings
We have specialized help in African-American genealogy, and Hispanic genealogy. Please call for an appointment.
- Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
- We have 3000 + films in our permanent collection. To view the list of our permanent collection and other links that may be of interest, please visit our blog. www.nynyfhc.blogspot.com
Databases and Software
- FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
Hardware and Equipment
- 3 film readers
- 4 computers
- 2 microfilm/microfiche film reader/scanners
- The scanners and film readers can be reserved for up to 2 hours. **To sign up you can email us, call or click here
Staff Research Specialties
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