When you are planning your research trip to New York State, do the preliminary
work before going. You may now check their data base and discover what
you need to research when you arrive. Use your time there for the
research and don't waste it looking for what they have. Check for the
county and town in the 974 listings and your surnames in the genealogies
in the 929 listings. Check the holdings at:
Search Excelsior, our online catalog of holdings and access national and regional databases. Click in (above) and:
Ask a librarian. Obtain brief answers to factual questions from State Library Reference Services. You can also request names of relevant publications, and referrals to other sources of help.
If you don't have Web access from your computer, dial into our catalog at
(518)-474-9851 or telnet nysl.nysed.gov.
For more information call Kelly Cross
NYS ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
Mid-Hudson Library System
This internet site includes links to listings of manuscripts repositories (state and local government agencies were generally excluded) in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties, NY. Over 300 repositories are listed, whether they responded to Southeastern's survey or not; over 175 of these responded to the survey. Repositories listed are specifically those which own original historical materials (e.g., letters, diaries, ledgers, business records, scrapbooks, maps, blueprints, photographs, video or audio tapes, motion picture film, etc.).
Full listings (if repositories included the information on the survey) include mailing address, street address (if different); ways to contact the repository, including telephone, fax, email, and web site information; hours, admission, and handicapped accessibility, geographical area covered, size of collection, and dates spanned by the collection.
Information supplied by Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer,
Regional Archivist, SENYLRC,
PO Box 879,
Highland, NY 12528
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