Part of the American
History & Genealogy Project
New York Archives
Archives & Records Administration
Is the nation's record keeper. Of all documents and materials
created in the course of business conducted by the United States
Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or
historical reasons that they are kept by us forever.
New York State Archives
The New York State Archives was established in 1971 and opened
its doors to the public in 1978. It is a program of the State
Education Department, with its main facility located in the
Cultural Education Center on Madison Avenue in Albany. There it
cares for and provides access to more than 200 million documents
that tell the story of New York from the seventeenth century to
New York Digital State Archives
You genealogical types can search for family members and other
individual people in a large, somewhat peculiar assortment known
Universal Name Indexes. This is one-stop
searching on a number of databases.
Archives at New York City
The National Archives at New York City maintains the
historically significant records of Federal agencies and courts
in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin
Islands dating from 1685 to the present. We also hold select
microfilm publications of the National Archives and provide
access to a variety of online historical resources.
New York City Municipal Archives
Founded in 1950, the Municipal Archives preserves and makes
available the historical records of New York City municipal
government. Dating from the early seventeenth century to the
New York Department of Records, Photo Gallery
Some of the more unusual images from this series depict
political groups monitored by the New York City Police
Department's "Alien Squad." These photos range from Communist
Party rallies in Madison Square Garden to the Nazi summer
retreat in Yaphank, Long Island.
New York State Archives, Wikipedia
Archives of the Archdiocese of New York
The main purpose of the Archives is to document the history of
the Archdiocese, in addition to supporting the larger mission of
the Catholic Church in New York. The Archives are located at St.
Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie.
Episcopal Diocese of New York
The Archives are an invaluable resource for members of the
Episcopal Church and for historians. They hold a rich collection
of documents related to our history and the history of many of
our parishes, as well as the historical and architectural
records of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine.
Westchester County Archives
The Westchester County Archives is the unit in the Department of
Information Technology that serves as the central repository for
the historical public records of Westchester County, NY. These
governmental records date from 1680 to the present.
Center for Jewish
Is a cultural institution, independent research facility and
destination for the exploration of Jewish history and heritage.
It is home to five partner organizations: American Jewish
Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck
Institute, Yeshiva University Museum and YIVO Institute for
AHGP New York