New York State Library

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:New York State Library<br>Cultural Education Center<br>222 Madison Avenue<br>Albany, NY 12230
 
:New York State Library<br>Cultural Education Center<br>222 Madison Avenue<br>Albany, NY 12230
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;((518) 474-5355 - General information<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;802-000-0000<br>
 
  
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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;((518) 474-5355 - General information. <br>
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'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;The library's reference desk can be reached from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, except [http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/contact.htm#hours holidays]<br>  
  
 
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=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
{''Please briefly '''describe the strengths and weaknesses''' of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).<ref>Source 2.</ref> For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.<ref>Source 3.</ref>''}  
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<span style="font-style: italic;" />The New York State Library has a Local History and Genealogy Section which includes:<br>
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*family genealogies
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*local histories
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*DAR records
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*church records
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*census records
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*early newspapers on film
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*city directories and telephone books
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*other materials such as cemetery records, periodicals, published records of towns and municipalities.''<br><ref>Source 3.</ref>''}
  
 
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Revision as of 21:56, 3 June 2011


New York State Library

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  Use the form at the Contact link to email reference requests to the library. Read their instructions about making requests.

Address:[1]

New York State Library
Cultural Education Center
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12230

Telephone:[1]  ((518) 474-5355 - General information.

Hours and holidays:[1]  The library's reference desk can be reached from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, except holidays

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[1]  {Optional}

Internet sites and databases:

  • Repository Internet site {create a link for each bullet, and then give a line or two listing content so the reader will know if it is worthwhile to click on that link}.
  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

The New York State Library has a Local History and Genealogy Section which includes:

  • family genealogies
  • local histories
  • DAR records
  • church records
  • census records
  • early newspapers on film
  • city directories and telephone books
  • other materials such as cemetery records, periodicals, published records of towns and municipalities.
    [2]
    }

Tips

{Optional}

Guides

{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the New York State Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections



Neighboring Collections


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Source 1.
  2. Source 3.