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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New York]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New York Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Cornell_University_Library|Cornell University Library]]'' <br>  
  
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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="S1">[http://www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email] at Cornell University Library] (accessed 28 April 2012).</ref>[mailto:http://www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email] <br>
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="email">[http://www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email] at Cornell University Library] (accessed 28 April 2012).</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp;[mailto:http://www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email] <br>  
  
'''Address:'''<ref name="S1" /> <br>
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'''Address:'''<ref name="address">[http://www.library.cornell.edu/aboutus/visit/address Visitor Information] at Cornell University Library] (accessed 13 September 2012).</ref>  
  
201 Olin Library<br>Cornell University<br>Ithaca, NY 14853 <br><br>'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;(607) 255-3393<br>'''Fax:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;(607) 255-6788<br>
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:201 Olin Library  
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:Cornell University  
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:Ithaca, NY 14853<br>
  
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S2" /><br>
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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="address" /> (607) 255-3393<br>'''Fax:'''<ref name="address" /> (607) 255-6788<br>  
  
*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/libraryhours Library Hours.]<ref name="S2">[http://www.library.cornell.edu/libraryhours/ Library Hours] in ''Cornell University Library'' (accessed 28 April 2012).</ref><br>
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'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="Hrs-Map">[http://www.library.cornell.edu/libraryhours/ Library Hours] in ''Cornell University Library'' (accessed 13 September 2012).</ref> Library hours correspond to the University semesters.<br>  
  
*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/cul_spring_hours.pdf Library Spring Hours.].<ref name="S2" /><br>
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*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/libraryhours Winter Library Hours.]
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*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/cul_spring_hours.pdf Library Spring Hours.]  
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*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/cul_summer_hours.pdf Library Summer Hours.]
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*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/cul_fall_hours.pdf Library Fall Hours.]
  
*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/cul_summer_hours.pdf Summer Hours.]<ref name="S2" /><br>
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'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<br>  
 
 
*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/cul_fall_hours.pdf Fall Hours.]<ref name="S2" /><br>
 
  
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''&amp;lt;ref name="S1" /&amp;gt; &amp;amp;nbsp;{''Optional''} &amp;lt;br&amp;gt;fckLRfckLR'''Internet sites and databases:''' &amp;lt;br&amp;gt;fckLRfckLR*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}.''&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;fckLR*Repository catalog online. &amp;lt;br&amp;gt;fckLR*Repository database. &amp;lt;br&amp;gt;fckLR*other(s).&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;fckLRfckLR=== Collection Description ===fckLRfckLR{''Please briefly '''describe the strengths and weaknesses''' of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).&amp;lt;ref&amp;gt;Source 2.&lt;/ref&gt; 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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*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/libraryhours One map showing all libraries.]<ref name="Hrs-Map" /> Scroll down to bottom of screen to see one map showing locations of all the libraries.
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*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/aboutus/visit/address Individual Map for each of the Libraries.]<ref name="address" />
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*[http://www.cornell.edu/visiting/ithaca/visiting.cfm Directions, and public transportation]
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*[http://www.transportation.cornell.edu/tms/cms/parking/ Parking]<br><br>
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'''Internet sites and databases:'''  
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*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/ Cornell University Library Internet site-Home]: Libraries; Library Services; Hours and Maps; Articles; Ebooks; Databases; Research Help; Library Services; Search for books, journals, and more at Cornell and libraries worldwide; FAQs; Renew books.
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*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/ Cornell University Library Online Catalog] Has a keyword, title, author, and subject search.
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*[http://erms.library.cornell.edu/search~S4 Cornell University Library Databases] Biographies, Newspapers, History, Geography, Maps<br><br>
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=== Collection Description ===
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*[http://www.library.cornell.edu/aboutus/collections/strength Collection Overview] Gateway to one of the largest libraries in the world, including online search features and access to linked databases and websites for the Cornell community.&nbsp; The Cornell University Library's collections encompass a rich and varied universe of printed volumes, digital resources, maps, media, and archival materials.
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
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*[http://guides.library.cornell.edu/content.php?pid=363640&sid=2976269 Finding Articles Tips] To find articles on specific topics, start with an article database that covers many subject areas.<br>
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
  
{''Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. ''}
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*[http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/content/subject-guides Subject Guides]<br>
  
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
{''&nbsp;'''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.''}
 
  
 
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
  
*Alternate Repository ''{create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}''<br>
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*[[New York Public Library]] Genealogy Division has an outstanding collection of American history at national, state and local levels; international genealogy and heraldry in Roman alphabets; Dorot Jewish collection; photos; New York censuses, directories, and vital records.
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*[http://www.nypl.org/locations New York Public Library Branches] over 90 in New York City.
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*[[New England Historic Genealogical Society]], Boston, national in scope. Over 100 million name database, of vital records, genealogies, journals, over 200,000 books, 100,000 microfilms, and over 20 million manuscripts with emphasis on New England and New York since the 1600s.
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*[[National Archives Northeast Region (New York City)]], censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty land, photos, passenger indexes, New York port and shipping, naturalizations, inventions.
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*[[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]] (that is Waltham), censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty land, photos, passenger indexes, naturalizations, African Americans, Indians.
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*[[Stadsarchief Amsterdam]] (Amsterdam Municipal Archives) early Dutch notarial records of New York.
  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, Utah, holds 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, and Mormon records.
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*[[Allen County Public Library|Allen County Public Library]], Fort Wayne, Indiana, premier periodical collection, genealogies, local histories, databases, military, censuses, directories, passenger lists, ethnic collections, and Canadians.
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*[[Library of Congress]], Washington, DC, [http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ Local History and Genealogy Reading Room] is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, books, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources
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*[[Newberry Library]], Chicago, genealogies, local histories, censuses, military, land, indexes, vital records, court, and tax records mostly from the Mississippi Valley, eastern seaboard, Canada, &amp; British Isles.
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*[[Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center]], Independence, MO, national censuses/indexes, 80,000 family histories, 100,000 local histories, 565,000 microfilms, 7,000 maps, and newspapers.
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*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons.
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*[http://www.yadvashem.org/ Yad Vashem], Jerusalem, 85,000 volumes about the Jewish Holocaust, largest yizkor book collection.
  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[New York State Library]], Albany, has local histories, genealogies, atlases, church, cemetery (including DAR), city directories, microfilmed newspapers, censuses, passenger lists, and periodicals.
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*[[New York State Archives]], Albany, has manuscripts, vital record indexes, land grants, maps, military, court, alien depositions, prisoners, Erie Canal passenger lists, wills, estates, and state censuses.
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*[http://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/index.php New York Genealogical and Biographical Society], New York City has censuses, city directories, church, cemetery, Bible, land, probates, genealogy, local history, and manuscripts.
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*[https://www.nyhistory.org/web/ New York Historical Society] manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, histories, directories, maps, photos.
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*[http://www.health.state.ny.us/vital_records/ Vital Records Section of the New York State Dept. of Health], Menands, NY, for '''''outside''''' New York City births and deaths (1881-present), and marriage licenses (1880-present). Also, all divorces since 1963.
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*[http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/home.html Municipal Archives] has New York City birth, death, and marriage records; the 1890 police census; city directories; voter registrations; almshouse records; and municipal government records.
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*Courts: city, state, and federal.
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*[[Brooklyn Historical Society|Brooklyn Historical Society]] includes finding aids and collections guides to archives, manuscripts, oral histories, photographs, paintings, oral history database, and maps.
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*[http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/ Columbia University Libraries], history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents.
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*[http://www.hollandsociety.com/library.html Holland Society] 7,000 New Netherland family and local history books, Dutch Reformed Church records.
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*[http://huguenotsocietyofamerica.org/?page=Library Huguenot Historical Society] open by appointment: history, settlement, genealogy, biography, theology.
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*[http://www.yivoinstitute.org/ YIVO Institute for Jewish Research] East European Jewish immigrant studies, gazetteers, yizkor books (Holocaust town memorial books), biographical directories, Landsmanshaft records.
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*[http://www.lbi.org/ Leo Baeck Insitiute] preserves family and community histories about Jews in German speaking countries.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:51, 21 September 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png New York Gotoarrow.png Archives and LibrariesGotoarrow.pngCornell University Library

Cornell University Library
Olin Library, with McGraw Tower in back, at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email

Address:[2]

201 Olin Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Telephone:[2] (607) 255-3393
Fax:[2] (607) 255-6788

Hours and holidays:[3] Library hours correspond to the University semesters.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

  • Collection Overview Gateway to one of the largest libraries in the world, including online search features and access to linked databases and websites for the Cornell community.  The Cornell University Library's collections encompass a rich and varied universe of printed volumes, digital resources, maps, media, and archival materials.

Tips

  • Finding Articles Tips To find articles on specific topics, start with an article database that covers many subject areas.

Guides

Alternate Repositories

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

Overlapping Collections

  • New York Public Library Genealogy Division has an outstanding collection of American history at national, state and local levels; international genealogy and heraldry in Roman alphabets; Dorot Jewish collection; photos; New York censuses, directories, and vital records.
  • New York Public Library Branches over 90 in New York City.
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, national in scope. Over 100 million name database, of vital records, genealogies, journals, over 200,000 books, 100,000 microfilms, and over 20 million manuscripts with emphasis on New England and New York since the 1600s.
  • National Archives Northeast Region (New York City), censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty land, photos, passenger indexes, New York port and shipping, naturalizations, inventions.
  • National Archives Northeast Region (Boston) (that is Waltham), censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty land, photos, passenger indexes, naturalizations, African Americans, Indians.
  • Stadsarchief Amsterdam (Amsterdam Municipal Archives) early Dutch notarial records of New York.

Similar Collections

  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, holds 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, and Mormon records.
  • Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana, premier periodical collection, genealogies, local histories, databases, military, censuses, directories, passenger lists, ethnic collections, and Canadians.
  • Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Local History and Genealogy Reading Room is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, books, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources
  • Newberry Library, Chicago, genealogies, local histories, censuses, military, land, indexes, vital records, court, and tax records mostly from the Mississippi Valley, eastern seaboard, Canada, & British Isles.
  • Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center, Independence, MO, national censuses/indexes, 80,000 family histories, 100,000 local histories, 565,000 microfilms, 7,000 maps, and newspapers.
  • National Archives I, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons.
  • Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, 85,000 volumes about the Jewish Holocaust, largest yizkor book collection.

Neighboring Collections

  • New York State Library, Albany, has local histories, genealogies, atlases, church, cemetery (including DAR), city directories, microfilmed newspapers, censuses, passenger lists, and periodicals.
  • New York State Archives, Albany, has manuscripts, vital record indexes, land grants, maps, military, court, alien depositions, prisoners, Erie Canal passenger lists, wills, estates, and state censuses.
  • New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City has censuses, city directories, church, cemetery, Bible, land, probates, genealogy, local history, and manuscripts.
  • New York Historical Society manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, histories, directories, maps, photos.
  • Vital Records Section of the New York State Dept. of Health, Menands, NY, for outside New York City births and deaths (1881-present), and marriage licenses (1880-present). Also, all divorces since 1963.
  • Municipal Archives has New York City birth, death, and marriage records; the 1890 police census; city directories; voter registrations; almshouse records; and municipal government records.
  • Courts: city, state, and federal.
  • Brooklyn Historical Society includes finding aids and collections guides to archives, manuscripts, oral histories, photographs, paintings, oral history database, and maps.
  • Columbia University Libraries, history, biography, ethnic studies, newspapers, government documents.
  • Holland Society 7,000 New Netherland family and local history books, Dutch Reformed Church records.
  • Huguenot Historical Society open by appointment: history, settlement, genealogy, biography, theology.
  • YIVO Institute for Jewish Research East European Jewish immigrant studies, gazetteers, yizkor books (Holocaust town memorial books), biographical directories, Landsmanshaft records.
  • Leo Baeck Insitiute preserves family and community histories about Jews in German speaking countries.

Sources

  1. www.library.cornell.edu/ask/email at Cornell University Library] (accessed 28 April 2012).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Visitor Information at Cornell University Library] (accessed 13 September 2012).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Library Hours in Cornell University Library (accessed 13 September 2012).