Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy 
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Address: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 476 Fifth Avenue, First Floor , Room 121, New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-930-0828 Fax:
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The Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy collects publications documenting American history on the national, state, and local levels, including extensive holdings on New York City history. The Division has a renowned collection of family histories and other genealogical collections, with a particular focus on the New York region. Included in the collections are published works from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society library, photographs, vertical files, postcards, and other visual ephemera. Its collections and reference services are used each year by thousands of scholars, students, family historians, and researchers.

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::NY City::NY State::US::

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::Paid Part Time::



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::Archives::Historic Preservation::Architecture::History::Research::Information Systems::Cultural Heritage::Landmarks::

Photographs, Census, Genealogy

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We can not perform extensive research in response to inquiries but can assist the researcher in using library resources.