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New York Public Library
US History, Local History and Genealogy Division
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
New York, NY 10018-2788
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Telephone: (212) 930-0830


Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Closed on Thursdays during the summer


The collection of the New York Public Library includes family and local histories, especially for New York, New Jersey, and the surrounding area; indexes to vital records of New York, and passenger lists for New York arrivals and selected other ports in the area.

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