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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="S1">Source 1.</ref> &nbsp;[mailto:repository@whatever.net repository@whatever.net] <br>
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="home">N.Y. State Council of Genealogical Organizations at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyscogo/index.htm (accessed 10 September 2012).</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp;[mailto:nyscogo@aol.com nyscogo@aol.com]  
  
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'''Address:'''<ref name="home" />  
  
:000 Santa's Workshop Lane<br>  
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:&nbsp;PO Box 2593<br>&nbsp;Syracuse, NY 13220-2593
:North Pole,&nbsp;AK 99999-9999 <br><br>
 
  
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;800-000-0000, or 801-000-0000<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;802-000-0000<br>
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'''Telephone:<ref name="home" /> '''None.
  
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;Monday-Saturday 9:00 to 4:30 <br>  
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'''Hours and holidays:''' The organization does not have a physical location, meets quarterly at varying locations, and is accessed by either mail or email. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyscogo/meetingschedule.htm Next meeting scheduled]<br>
  
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;{''Optional''} <br>  
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyscogo/ Home Page] member organizations; mailing list; membership, quarterly newsletter "Lifeline"; meeting schedule.
  
*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}.''<br>
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=== Collection Description  ===
*Repository catalog online. <br>
 
*Repository database. <br>
 
*other(s).<br>
 
  
=== Collection Description  ===
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The New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations (NYSCOGO) is an umbrella organization for genealogical groups in New York State. They facilitate communication between genealogical and historical groups. They may be of some assistance to genealogists doing research in the state. NYSCOGO provides a statewide voice for genealogical interests, a means of communication among researchers, education via workshops and seminars, and helpful publications.<ref name="home" /> <ref name="henry">Marian S. Henry, "New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations (NYSCOGO)," ''American Ancestors'' at http://www.americanancestors.org/new-york-state-council-of-genealogical-organizations/ (accessed 10 September 2012).</ref>
  
{''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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The council’s quarterly member newsletter, ''The Lifeline'', contains information about upcoming events and local society programs, and includes a calendar of events submitted by member organizations.<ref name="henry" />  
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
{Optional}
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*NYSCOGO is run by volunteers. We are not able to offer individual help with your family history research. However, we can point you to member organizations throughout the state that might be able to help you. Keep in mind that many times the first step in researching New York State is to access [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nygenweb/ NYGenWeb online] and click on the appropriate county page for records and contact information.<ref name="home" /><br>
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*Any genealogical organization in New York State is eligible for membership.<ref name="home" /><br>
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
  
{''Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. ''}  
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John D. Austin, ''Naturalization Records of New York State'' (Syracuse, N.Y.&nbsp;: New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations, 2001, ©1999). {{WorldCat|46942997|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.
  
 
=== 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.''}
 
  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
  
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
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'''''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>  
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
  
*<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.
*<br>
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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>  
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'''''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 17:54, 10 September 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png New York Gotoarrow.png Archives and LibrariesGotoarrow.pngNew York State Council of Genealogical Organizations

New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  nyscogo@aol.com

Address:[1]

 PO Box 2593
 Syracuse, NY 13220-2593

Telephone:[1] None.

Hours and holidays: The organization does not have a physical location, meets quarterly at varying locations, and is accessed by either mail or email. Next meeting scheduled

Internet sites and databases:

Home Page member organizations; mailing list; membership, quarterly newsletter "Lifeline"; meeting schedule.

Collection Description

The New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations (NYSCOGO) is an umbrella organization for genealogical groups in New York State. They facilitate communication between genealogical and historical groups. They may be of some assistance to genealogists doing research in the state. NYSCOGO provides a statewide voice for genealogical interests, a means of communication among researchers, education via workshops and seminars, and helpful publications.[1] [2]

The council’s quarterly member newsletter, The Lifeline, contains information about upcoming events and local society programs, and includes a calendar of events submitted by member organizations.[2]

Tips

  • NYSCOGO is run by volunteers. We are not able to offer individual help with your family history research. However, we can point you to member organizations throughout the state that might be able to help you. Keep in mind that many times the first step in researching New York State is to access NYGenWeb online and click on the appropriate county page for records and contact information.[1]
  • Any genealogical organization in New York State is eligible for membership.[1]

Guides

John D. Austin, Naturalization Records of New York State (Syracuse, N.Y. : New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations, 2001, ©1999). At various libraries (WorldCat).

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations, 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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 N.Y. State Council of Genealogical Organizations at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyscogo/index.htm (accessed 10 September 2012).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Marian S. Henry, "New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations (NYSCOGO)," American Ancestors at http://www.americanancestors.org/new-york-state-council-of-genealogical-organizations/ (accessed 10 September 2012).