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Naturalization Indexes for Greater New York


This database contains an index to over two million naturalization records held at the National Archives at New York City including naturalizations from the Eastern District Court, the Southern District Court, New Jersey, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, Bronx County, Queens County, Richmond County and NYC Military naturalizations.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: Government and Law; Genealogy; New York City History

Notes: Many of the actual naturalization papers can be obtained from the National Archives at New York City, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004.  

Dates of Coverage: varies

Update Frequency: Ongoing

Print Equivalent: Index (Soundex) to Naturalization Petitions, 1792-1906 (New York, Kings, Queens, and Richmond Counties) call number *R-USLHG *ZI-538, and the Index to Naturalization Petitions of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1865-1957 call number *R-USLHG *ZI-640, are available in the Milstein Division of U.S. History, Local History and Genealogy.

Format: Web

Output Type: Print