The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society's quarterly publication, The Record, has been published continuously since 1870. CDs may be purchased by members or non-members which contain several years worth of issues in a searchable format. Material cited from The Record, therefore, may be either from the hardcopy issues, from the databases on the website, or from a cumulative CD. the citation should include the original Vol. number, date, and page number.
What Will You Find in the Record?
Every issue of the Record contains a mix of articles and regular features. The articles may be any of the following types:
Compiled genealogies of families that lived in New York or adjacent areas, usually beginning with the immigrant and continuing for three to five generations. These articles illustrate the proper use of sources available for a particular time and place and a proper method of presenting genealogy in print.
Solutions to specific problems illustrating the application of research techniques to difficult areas of New York genealogy, and often correcting previously published work.
Immigrant origins of New York family founders are constantly being discovered, and these articles show the sources that are available for this type of research and how they were utilized in particular May be ordered through the nearest Family History Center. cases.
Source material transcribed or abstracted from original New York records may include church registers; tax rolls, censuses, or other lists of inhabitants; muster rolls; newspaper extracts; wills; deeds; or naturalization records. The Record also publishes private family records, such as those found in Bibles.
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Links to digitized copies available online.
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