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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

FYI: New York & Staten Island obituaries

FYI: New York & Staten Island obituaries
The Staten Island Advance, August 1945 to the present.

http://nl.newsbank.com/sites/siab/ Search 1991 - present


From the New York Public Library:
"A guide to finding New York City newspapers in NYPL is available here:

NYPL does also keep the Staten Island Advance (
http://catalog.nypl.org/record=b11812375~S1) in our Microforms Reading Room (http://www.nypl.org/locations/schwarzman/microforms):
Microforms Reading Room
Room 100
The New York Public Library
476 Fifth Avenue (between 42nd and 40th streets)
New York, NY 10018-2788
e-mail: http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/36/node/1733

Most library branches on Staten Island don't have collections of historical records, but The St. George Library (http://www.nypl.org/locations/st-george-library-center
) keeps copies of the Staten Island Advance going back to 1920 (on microfilm):
5 Central Avenue [near Borough Hall]
Staten Island, NY 10301.
(718) 442-8560

In general, the best location in The New York Public Library for local history research is our Milstein Division of U.S. History, Local History and Genealogy ( http://www.nypl.org/locations/schwarzman/milstein-division-us-history-local-history-genealogy
) :
Room 121
The New York Public Library
476 Fifth Avenue (between 42nd and 40th streets)
New York, NY 10018-2788
(212) 930-0828

No appointment is required, but it would maximize your limited time researching by allowing staff to prepare relevant material in advance of your visit:http://www.nypl.org/ask-nypl/make-appointment-librarian

If you are unable to come to The Library, you might want to contact our fee-based research and document delivery service, Research Services ( http://www.nypl.org/express/
The New York Public Library
476 Fifth Avenue, Room 103
New York, NY 10018
Tel 212-592-7200
e-mail: research@nypl.org

Outside of NYPL you should consult with staff at the Staten Island Historical Society (http://www.historicrichmondtown.org/
c/o Historic Richmond Town
441 Clarke Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 351-1611

The Staten Island Museum ( http://www.statenislandmuseum.org/)

75 Stuyvesant Place
Staten Island, New York 10301
Telephone: 718.727.1135
e-mail: CDellatte@StatenIslandMuseum.org

You could also consult with staff at the New-York Historical Society Library (http://www.nyhistory.org/
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Telephone: (212) 485-9226
e-mail form:

Some New York genealogists are willing to do free look-ups, such as those on Bill Cribbs' link site "New York Genealogy Lookup Volunteers":

We hope this helps and wish you all the best with your research!"


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