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Subject: [NYE] Fw: [NYNAS ] Publication Announcement
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 22:30:23 -0400


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Subject: [NYNAS ] Publication Announcement

> The Jewish Genealogical Society - New York announces the publication
> "Genealogical Resources in New York," the most comprehensive guide to
> genealogical and biographical resources in New York City and Albany,
> edited by Estelle M. Guzik.
> Between the years 1880 and 1924, more than 12 million immigrants
> the United States through New York, many of whom settled there. The
> city, state, and federal governments hold vast amounts of information
> documenting the lives of millions of New Yorkers and immigrants who
> through the metropolitan area. New York is also the home of many
> important non-governmental repositories with valuable genealogical
> records. "Genealogical Resources in New York" will help the
> sort through the maze of these repositories, institutions, and
> government agencies to quickly find the information needed.
> This 418-page hardcover volume provides details on the genealogical
> resources in more than 80 facilities - clearly and in a uniform
> Included for each repository is a comprehensive listing of its
> address, phone number, e-mail address, hours, finding aids, access,
> copying facilities. Thirty-two government agencies and 50 libraries
> archives are covered.
> Among the facilities included are:
> National Archives
> NYC Municipal Archives
> County Clerks, Courts, and Board of Elections
> New York City and State vital records
> Ellis Island -- American Family Immigration History Center
> Ellis Island -- National Park Service Archives and Library
> New York Public Library
> Academic libraries and archives
> New York State Archives and Library
> Genealogical and historical societies
> The complete Table of Contents and additional details may be seen at
> http://www.jgsny.org/newbook.htm.
> The extensive description of holdings will save time for both the
> genealogist and the research staff by identifying which repositories
> contain the needed information - whether genealogical and biographical
> materials, local historical and newspaper collections, maps and
> gazetteers, census records, robate records, naturalizations, name
> changes, vital records birth, death, marriage), or voter
> The listing of available finding aids and the forms for ordering
> will also produce faster results.
> Estelle M. Guzik, editor of "Genealogical Resources in New York," is a
> longtime member of the Jewish Genealogical Society - New York, and has
> served several terms as President and Vice-President. Estelle was
> editor of the Society's "Genealogical Resources in the New York
> Metropolitan Area" (1989) and is a frequent contributor to "Dorot,"
> Society's newsletter, and other genealogical publications.
> "Genealogical Resources in New York" is $xx.xx plus shipping (and tax
> where applicable) and may be ordered on-line, by phone, fax, or mail.
> Orders may be placed by phone at 1-800-247-6553. The book is also
> available at the Center for Jewish History Book Store, 15 West 16th
> Street, New York. Complete ordering information is at
> http://www.jgsny.org/newbook.htm.
> "Genealogical Resources in New York"
> Edited by Estelle M. Guzik
> 418 pages, hardcover
> ISBN: 0-9621863-1-7
> Stew Driller
> New York City
> General inquiries (not orders) may be sent to .

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