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New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957

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Access through Ancestry Library Edition - Search under U.S. Immigration Collection. Index to the passenger lists of ships arriving from foreign ports at the port of New York from 1820-1957. In addition, the names found in the index are linked to actual images of the passenger manifests.

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, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries

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

Notes: This database is an index to the passenger lists of ships arriving from foreign ports at the port of New York from 1820-1957. In addition, the names found in the index are linked to actual images of the passenger lists, copied from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) microfilm, M237, rolls 1-675 and T715, rolls 1-8892. Castle Garden served as a processing station for immigrants from 1855 to 1890. Likewise, Ellis Island served as a processing station for immigrants from 1892 to 1954. This database includes both the Castle Garden and Ellis Island passenger lists.

Dates of Coverage: 1820-1957

Update Frequency: N/A

Format: Web

Output Type: Print