Attention genealogists and historians! The Grosvenor Room has a new research guide. It’s called Early Genealogy Sources for Buffalo & Erie County, and covers Grosvenor Room resources from 1880 backwards. We hope it helps break down some of your brick walls!
Family researchers often find themselves seeking a specific piece of information about an ancestor, such as birth date. We might think that the only place to find this is the actual birth record of that person. However, these alternate sources usually … Continue reading
Recently the Mount Calvary Cemetery Group provided the Grosvenor Room with listings of burials from some of their cemeteries. For quick access, these files are now available on the Grosvenor Room web page! Click here or use the links below: … Continue reading
Check out the following new guides and publications, which are available on the Grosvenor Room Genealogy Web Page! Census – Buffalo Wards by Street 1915 1920 1925 Church Records – Buffalo Churches 1832-1860 Buffalo Churches in 1931 Family History – Genealogy Pamphlets … Continue reading
The Grosvenor Room houses maps and atlases that are used by local history researchers and genealogists, but these are just a small portion of the Central Library’s incredible collection of over 70,000 local, regional, state, national, and international maps. For more information … Continue reading
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March is National Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the unique lives and achievements of women. Several prominent and notable women have called Western New York home. Below are just some of the Buffalo women who were well-known for … Continue reading
In 1926 American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week in order to commemorate and honor the contributions to our nation made by African-Americans. For many years, it was celebrated during the second week of February to coincide with … Continue reading