What resources are available to research genealogy in New York State?
The NYS Library houses an extensive collection of resources including:
- histories on individual families,
- local histories,
- Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR ) records,
- church records,
- historic newspapers,
- city directories, and
- census records.
The collection is national in scope, but with an emphasis on New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New England families. Contact a librarian for guidance and genealogical research strategies.