Research Library
Resources for Students, Scholars, Genealogists, and Researchers
 

Pathfinder Online Catalog

Search the Library's online catalog to discover our holdings in art and architectural history,  museum studies, and New York State history.


Visitor Info

Find all you need to plan your visit to the Library, including information about hours, admission, directions, and recent news and announcements.


Services

Discover the range of Library services, including genealogy and research courses and consulting, as well as information on publishing permissions and reproduction rights.


Online Resources

Access the Library's fast-growing online resources, including information on genealogy, available census records, and New York history and culture.


Library Exhibits

View the Research Library's online exhibits, which currently showcase documents and ephemera from two special collections.


Collections

Read about the Library's noteworthy collections on Colonial American and New York State history and culture, nineteenth-century American art history, Native American art and culture, folklore, and museum studies.


Special Collections Overview

See the wide variety of materials in the Library's special collections, including rare books, manuscripts, archival collections, maps, broadsides, and ephemera.

About Us

Learn about the Library's history, mission, and board structure, as part of the New York State Historical Association.

What's New



Map of New York from a school geography notebook of Catherine Borst. (Catskill, NY, 1812).

Library Hours

Local History Bibliographies for Four Counties Available Online

Smith and Telfer Photographic Collection Now Available on the Web

Rural Registers Available for Purchase


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