Card File Indexes
A Library staff member using the surname card file index.
- City directory index
index (60 drawers with light green labels on drawers): An index
to genealogies and local histories in the State Library.
- Vital records
index (eight drawers with green plastic covers over labels on drawers):
An index to New York State church, cemetery and local government records
owned by the State Library.
- Local history index (15 drawers with yellow, white and blue labels on
drawers): A selective five-part index to historical articles and pamphlets
- other parts of New York State (exclusive of Albany)
- United States (exclusive of New York State) - inactive
- New Project Genealogical Data index (17 drawers with blue plastic covers
over labels on drawers): Indexes the 145 volumes of forms submitted by
applicants for membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution
(DAR). Often called the grandfather papers, these forms trace each applicant’s
lineage from her grandparents to her Revolutionary War ancestor, providing
birth, marriage and death data for each generation. More
about the DAR collection.
- Revolutionary War soldiers index (21 drawers with
orange plastic covers over labels on drawers): indexes the DAR series Graves of Revolutionary
War Soldiers in New York, a 15-volume set that contains the names and
graves of Revolutionary War soldiers buried in New York State, and The
- Miscellaneous indexes