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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London Archives and Libraries|London Archives and Libraries]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[The British Library|The British Library]]'' <br>  
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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London Archives and Libraries|London Archives and Libraries]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[The_British_Library|The British Library]]'' <br>  
  
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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
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'''Telephone:'''&nbsp; 0843 208 1144<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp; <br>  
 
'''Telephone:'''&nbsp; 0843 208 1144<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp; <br>  
  
'''Hours and holidays:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;
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'''Hours and holidays:''' See [http://www.bl.uk/whatson/planyourvisit/openinghours/index.html Opening hours]
  
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>
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'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:''' See [http://www.bl.uk/whatson/planyourvisit/findlibrary/index.html How to get to the Library]
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>'''&nbsp;Repository Internet site&nbsp;[http://www.bl.uk/ http://www.bl.uk/] <br><br>'''  
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'''Internet sites and databases:'''  
  
*Repository [http://nysl.nysed.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/qWKI3ARnSe/ARCHIVES/94740105/60/502/X catalog online]. <br>
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*Internet site [http://www.bl.uk/ http://www.bl.uk/]
*Repository database. <br>
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*[http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/listings.htm Online catalogues]
*[http://www.nyshrab.org/documentation/index.shtml Documenting New York], New York State Archives is working to preserve and make accessible to all New Yorkers a comprehensive documentary record of their history.
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*Bibliography of [http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/microform/britirishbio/biog.html British and Irish biographies 1840-1940]
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
The New York State Archives has the following types of genealogical materials:&nbsp;
 
 
*Vital records indexes, including the&nbsp;New York State Department of Health microfiche indexes to birth, marriage, and death certificates filed with that Department. which begins with 1880-1881. The index covers the entire state outside New York City.
 
*Military Records, from various conflicts, and various branches of the service. They include service, pension, or bounty land warrant case files for persons who served in the U.S. armed forces.&nbsp;Mist colonial war records were destroyed in a 1911 fire but substitues for some of these records are available. Revolutionary War Military Patents, land grant applications, accounts and claims, disabled veterans pension claims.Also contaains records from the War of 1812, The Civil War. the Spanish-American War, the Mexican Border Conflict, World Wars I and II, and some other military files
 
*Census records including 1915 and 1925 population schedules (unindexed). Also population censuses for indian reservations.
 
*Land records including deeds, mortgages, grants, and patents.
 
*Property tax records 1799 to 1804 for&nbsp;various years and selected areas.
 
*Court records including trials and appeals prior to 1847, several series of probate records, and some chancery court records
 
*Naturalization and related records. The State Archives holds Alien Depositions of Intent to Become U.S. Citizens, 1825-1913 (A1869) and abstracts thereof (A1870). Most naturaization records however, are in the county courts and the National Archives.
 
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
{Optional}
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*Check entry requirements before your visit. See [http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/inrrooms/stp/register/howreg/howtoregister.html How to register for a Reader Pass].
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
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=== 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>
 
 
*Alternate Repository ''{create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}''<br>
 
*<br>
 
  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
 
*[[Library of Congress|Library of Congress]], Washington, D.C.<br>  
 
*[[Library of Congress|Library of Congress]], Washington, D.C.<br>  
*[[Gallica:_The_French_“Library_of_Congress”|Gallica]], Paris<br>
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*[[Gallica: The French “Library of Congress”|Gallica]], Paris<br>
  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[Guildhall Library]]<br>  
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*[[London Family History Centre]]
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*[[London Metropolitan Archives]]
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*[[England The National Archives|The National Archives]]
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*[[Society of Genealogists Library]]
  
 
=== Sources  ===
 
=== Sources  ===
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{{London}}  
 
{{London}}  
  
[[Category:England_Repositories|{{PAGENAME}}]] [[Category:England|{{PAGENAME}}]]
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[[Category:Archives_and_Libraries_in_London]] [[Category:National_libraries]]

Revision as of 18:56, 24 July 2012

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The British Library
The British Library, Euston Road.jpg

Contact Information

E-mail:
Address:

The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

Telephone:  0843 208 1144
Fax: 

Hours and holidays: See Opening hours

Directions, maps, and public transportation: See How to get to the Library

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Tips

Guides

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

Alternate Repositories

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

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources