New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, founded in 1869, is the oldest genealogical society in New York and the only one that is statewide. It produces the quarterly journal The Record and the quarterly review The New York Researcher; it offers education programs and partners with other organizations through the New York Family History School; and it provides a rich collection of online resources for its members. One of the principal genealogical reference libraries in the United States. The collection consists of more than 75,000 books, 1,300 periodicals, some 30,000 manuscripts, and nearly 22,000 microforms, as well as computer media.