Press Room

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Announces the Publication of a New Book: An Armory of American Families of Dutch Descent

November 11, 2010. This book gathers together for the first time all 36 articles on the heraldry of Dutch colonial families written by William J. Hoffman, the pre-eminent authority on the subject.

Edward T. O’Donnell To Speak About New York Immigration

April 6, 2011. Historian and author Dr. Edward T. O’Donnell will speak on “The Making of the Multicultural Country: Immigration and New York."

New Editors Selected for The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record

December 22, 2010. The NYG&B Record, issued continuously since 1870, is the second oldest genealogical publication in America and one of the field’s most important scholarly journals.

A Day-Long Program on Cutting-Edge Genealogy, Saturday, September 24

August 15, 2011. Learn from Three of the Field’s Top Experts -- Dick Eastman, Ruth A. Carr, and David Kleiman -- How to use new technology and thinking to move your research forward.

John Colletta to Lead Full Day Genealogical Workshop

October 7, 2010. Learn from one of the field’s top experts how to significantly improve your research skills in a full-day program designed to take you beyond the basics.

Laura Murphy DeGrazia, CG, FGBS, Co-Editor of The Record, Authors Research in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County

 

NEW YORK, NY, April 29, 2013 -- The National Genealogical Society has released the newest edition in its Research in the States series: Research in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County, written by Laura Murphy DeGrazia, CG, FGBS.   Co-editor of The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record and a longtime member of the NYG&B’s Education Committee, Ms. DeGrazia was elected a Fellow of the NYG&B in November 2012. 

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Presents Online Research Legend Stephen P. Morse in a Special New York Appearance on Saturday, April 27th

NEW YORK, NY, March 15, 2013 -- On Saturday, April 27th, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society will present Steve Morse, originator of the ingenious “One-Step” webpages for genealogy research, in a full day of lectures and discussions to help researchers get the quickest and most effective use from online data sources.  This is a rare opportunity to learn from one of the nation’s leading innovators in advanced online genealogical research. 

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Elects Two New Fellows: Laura Murphy DeGrazia and Karen Mauer Green, Co-Editors of The Record.

November 12, 2012.   The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society announces the election of two leading New York genealogists as Fellows of the Genealogical and Biographical Society (FGBS). 

The designation of Fellow of the Genealogical and Biographical Society, the oldest such designation in the genealogical field in the nation, is reserved for individuals who have contributed to New York genealogical research, writing, speaking, and advocacy at the highest level of proficiency. There are currently sixteen Fellows.

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