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Bayside Historical Society
The Society's objectives are to identify, collect, preserve, and maintain materials that document the history of Bayside and Northeast Queens.
Greater Astoria Historical Society
The Greater Astoria Historical Society, chartered in 1985, is a non-profit cultural and community oriented organization dedicated to preserving the past and promoting Long Island City's future.
Greater Ridgewood Historical Society
The Greater Ridgewood Historical Society was established in 1975, by a groups of local residents to preserve the Onderdonk House. The Society maintains a history and genealogical research library.
History of Queens
A brief history of Queens from the Office of the Queens Borough President.
Long Island Division - Local History Collection at the Queens Library
The Long Island Division of the Queens Borough Public Library collects, preserves, and makes available resources that document the social, economic, and political history of the four counties on Long Island - Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk.
Long Island History
Originally a series published by Newsday, provides information about Queens (plus Nassau and Suffolk) communities at the turn of the 19th century.
- New York State: Long Island History
- Queens County newspapers on microfilm at the Queens Library
Queens Historical Society
The Queens Historical Society produces a regular series of history related exhibitions and lecture series. It also serves as a local history research center, which provides access to a library of maps, atlases, manuscripts, photographs, documents, family papers and ephemera covering over 300 years history of Queens.
- Queens: Greater Astoria Historical Association