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For genealogical and historical societies which have records and services to help you with your research see Archives and Libraries  and  Periodicals.   Many counties also have local historical and genealogical societies. You can find local society addresses by using directories cited in the "United States Societies" article.

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
36 West 44th Street, Suite 711
New York, NY 10036-8105

The New York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
Telephone (212) 873-3400, (212) 873-7489 (TTY)

Regional Societies[edit | edit source]

Central New York Genealogical Society
PO Box 104, Colvin Station
Syracuse, NY 13205

Several volumes of their Six Generation Ancestor Tables: Bicentennial Project have been digitized: FamilySearch Digital Library-Book 1, FamilySearch Digital Library-Book 2, FamilySearch Digital Library-Book 3, FamilySearch Digital Library-Book 4, FamilySearch Digital Library-Book 5.

Western New York Genealogical Society

Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society
Also known as the Clinton County [NY] Genealogical Society
44 Emmons Street
Civic Center, Dannemora, NY
(518) 492-4142
NNYACGS, PO Box 928, Dannemora, New York, 12929 USA

Lindenhurst, New York, 11757 Contact info for Lindenhurst Historical Society Genealogist:

Saranac Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Plattsburgh, NY. email:

Battle of Valcour Chapter of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Plattsburgh, NY email:

Ethnic Societies[edit | edit source]

Hispanic Genealogical Society of New York

Jewish Genealogical Society-New York

Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th St., New York, NY 10011
(917) 606-8217

German Genealogy Group

Italian Genealogical Group

Afro-American Genealogy Group - NY

The Holland Society of New York
20 West 44th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10036

The Polish Genealogical Society of New York State

Websites[edit | edit source]