Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Quick Start to Researching Your New York State Civil War Ancestors

Search  New York Soldiers in the Civil War—*E523.3 .W55 1999 to find your ancestor’s regiment. Find the volume of the following set which corresponds to your ancestor’s: regiment: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York 1894—E523.2 … Continue reading

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New Exhibit! “Lafayette Square: Then & Now”

Come view the Central Library Rare Book Room’s latest exhibit, an exploration of the architectural history of Lafayette Square!  Featuring photographs, postcards, maps, & ephemera of the Square itself and the grand buildings that have come and gone, this exhibit is … Continue reading

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A Quick Start to Researching Your World War I Ancestors

Search the following in Ancestry Library Edition: World War I Draft Registration Cards—May provide birth date and place, nearest relative, dependents, father’s place of birth, physical description, marital status, occupation and employer. The Grosvenor Room also carries draft records for … Continue reading

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