New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

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New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
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Contact Information



36 West 44th Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10036-8105

Telephone:[1]   212-755-8532
Fax:  212-754-4218

Hours and holidays:[1]  Visit by appointment.

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

Internet sites and databases:

  • NYG&B Internet site
  • NYG&B Contact Us Internet site with map. research, programs, school, join, get involved—volunteer, online store and tickets, give, contact, about NYG&B, research tools, eLibrary, and calendar.
  • 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}.
  • NYG&B Online Catalog
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

{Please briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).[2] 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.[3]}


  • This is a members only society.


{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 Genealogical and Biographical Society, 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


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