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- New York City History.
Naturalization Index to New York Petitions, 1792-1989
Access through Ancestry Library Edition - Search under U.S. Immigration Collection. This database contains an index to the petitions for naturalization filed in various federal, state and local courts in New York City.
Index to the Kings County (Brooklyn) naturalization records located in the Kings County Clerk's Office.
Naturalization Petition Index at the New York County Supreme Court, 1907-1924
Access through Ancestry Library Edition - Search under U.S. Immigration Collection.
New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993)
Searchable full-text and page images of the leading Black newspaper of the 20th century.
A digitized version of the New York City (Manhattan) building permits from 1900-1986, searchable by address, owner, architect, building type and other fields.
A subset of the Making of America digital library (the University of Michigan site), this collection consists of 335 volumes focusing on New York City, including several editions of the Directory of social and health agencies of New York City. The
The Neighborhood Preservation Center and Landmarks Preservation Commission have joined together to provide free online access to Landmark designation reports. Designation reports explain the architectural, historical or cultural significance of an individual landmark or historic district.
A searchable database of the brides indexes for Manhattan 1866-1937; Kings County (Brooklyn) 1871-1918; 1928-1937; Bronx 1899-1937; Queens 1904-1937; Richmond (Staten Island) 1898-1937.
A searchable database of the groom indexes for Brooklyn, 1864-1907, Manhattan, 1866-1907, Staten Island, 1898-1907, and All Boroughs,1908-1937.
New York Death Notices, 1801-1890
Access through Ancestry Library Edition - Search under the Birth, Marriage & Death category - New York Death Newspaper Extracts, 1801-1890. Digitized version of Gertrude A. Barber's extracts of deaths recorded in the "Brooklyn Eagle" (1841-1890) and the "New York Evening Post" (1801-1890).
New York Emigrant Savings Bank, 1850-1883
Access through Ancestry Library Edition - Search under U.S. Immigration Collection. The Emigrant Savings Bank was established in 1850 by members of the Irish Emigrant Society. The bank kept records on depositors and borrowers that provide the name of the depositor, account date, and year and place of birth, if given.
New York Herald (1840-1865)
Searchable full-text and page images from the New York Herald, 1840-1865, through the ProQuest Civil War Era database.
New York Magazine covers, analyzes, comments on and defines the news, culture, entertainment, lifestyle, fashion and personalities that drive New York City. New York Magazine, founded in April 1968, reaches 1.6 million readers each week and is published by New York Media Holdings, LLC.
New York Marriage Newspaper Extracts, 1801-1880
Access through Ancestry Library Edition - Search under the Birth, Marriage & Death category. Digitized version of Gertrude A. Barber's extracts of marriages recorded in the "Brooklyn Eagle" (1841-1880) and the "New York Evening Post" (1801-1837).
New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
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.
A resource for researching New York City apartment buildings, this collection can be browsed or searched by address, building name, neighborhood, architect, and owner/agent.
The 1905/15/25 New York State census records are arranged by Assembly District (AD) and Election District (ED) and are only available on microfilm. In order to locate a person, you first need to know their address and then you need to convert that address into AD/ED. This website will help you obtain the AD/ED numbers.
New York State County Histories
Full-text searchable 19th century histories of counties in all of New York state.
New York Times (1980-present)
Full-text articles from The New York Times.
New York Tribune / Herald Tribune (1841-1962)
Full text and full page and article images of The New York Tribune and its successor The Herald Tribune.
New York Tribune Index, 1875-1906
Indexing provided by 19th Century Masterfile. Look for New York Daily Tribune Index, 1875-1906.
Historical coverage from Newsday, the Long Island and New York City News Source.
Provides access to over 685,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.