NYG&B Programs

NYG&B Sponsored Lectures at NGS 2016

On Thursday, May 5 in Fort Lauderdale at the National Genealogical Society's Family History Conference, you have the opportunity to hear five new lectures by New York experts.  The NYG&B is sponsoring the New York Research track and will have a booth in the exhibit hall.  Come to the booth for your member ribbon.  We will have books for purchase and copies of the most recent New York Researcher. The lectures are . . .

When: 
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 8:00am
Venue: 
Fort Lauderdale Convention Center
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

NYC Municipal Archives Pre-research Session

Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.

Basics: Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

Learn how to use the vital records collections at the New York City Municipal Archives. This session will cover the various indexes and how to search them, where to find the microfilms, and how to request copies. Also covered will be some procedures and rules of the research room

When: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

NYC Municipal Archives Pre-research Session

Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.

Basics: Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

Learn how to use the vital records collections at the New York City Municipal Archives. This session will cover the various indexes and how to search them, where to find the microfilms, and how to request copies. Also covered will be some procedures and rules of the research room

When: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Evergreens Cemetery and Archive Tour

Join us for a unique opportunity to visit the Evergreens Cemetery archives to see samples of records, and then participate in a guided walking tour. Located on the Brooklyn/Queens border, the Evergreens was established in 1848 and encompasses 225 acres of beautifully landscaped hills and meadows. Research services are not included in this tour, but are available from the cemetery separately. See their website for research services theevergreenscemetery.com.

When: 
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
The Evergreens Cemetery
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

New York Family History Day at the NYPL

Save the Date for NY Family History Day

Join the NYG&B and the NYPL for a fun-filled family day of crafts, learning, and activities. Programs, lectures and workshops on doing family research, the latest news on digital resources and databases, genealogical consultations, and crafty activities for the budding genealogist in your family. Sign up for a genealogy consultation. More details coming soon.

When: 
Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Venue: 
New York Public Library
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

NYC Municipal Archives Pre-research Session

Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.

Beyond the Basics

Learn about the extensive collections at the New York City Municipal Archives. Prepare for your research request before your arrival. Included in this session is a copy of the forthcoming New York City Municipal Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians.

When: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

2016 New York State Family History Conference

  • Now in its third year, the event will bring together hundreds of genealogists from across the United States to learn about their New York ancestry.
  • The 2016 conference offers new opportunities for those interested in New York family history as it will be held concurrently with the Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS).
  • Registration is now open at www.nysfhc.org.
When: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Syracuse/Liverpool Holiday Inn,441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, N.Y.
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and the Central New York Genealogical Society

Research in Albany 2016

The NYG&B's popular annual Albany research trip is Wednesday-Saturday, October 26-28, 2016. Join the New York experts, the people who know New York research best, for three days of research concentrated in the vast resources of New York State Archives (NYSA) and the New York State Library (NYSL). You'll also enjoy the camaraderie of friendly people who share your interest in family history.

When: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 9:30am to Friday, October 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Albany, New York
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

NYC Municipal Archives Pre-research Session

Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.

Beyond the Basics

Learn about the extensive collections at the New York City Municipal Archives. Prepare for your research request before your arrival. Included in this session is a copy of the forthcoming New York City Municipal Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians.

When: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society