Research in New York City

Research in New York City

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 26-30, 2016

The NYG&B New York City research trip is back in 2017!  Join us for four-plus days of intensive research as well as camaraderie.

Begin on Sunday afternoon with an introduction to research in New York City and an overview of research repositories.  Our NYG&B New York experts will help you research at our partner repositories the New York Public Library and the New York City Municipal Archives. Optional visits include the New-York Historical Society, the Center for Jewish History, and the National Archives at New York City.  Individual consultations and research assistance during the week are included. The week will have a tour of the historic Fraunces Tavern Museum followed by dinner its restaurant.

Trip with hotel accommodation and “commuter” options are offered. Our hotel is the Hotel Mela, on 44th Street between 6th and Broadway, a block from the NYG&B offices, and two blocks from the New York Public Library.

The number of places in this trip will be limited, so register today!

 

Registration for NYG&B members is open. 

Non-member registration is also now open.

Cancellation policy: Cancellations prior to and including sixty days before the event are subject to an administrative fee. Cancellations later than sixty days prior to the event are not refundable. No partial refunds are given if the registrant does not complete the event.

Preliminary Schedule

  • Sunday March 26
    • Late afternoon: Check in, orientation, preview of the week, discussion of major repositories and optional trips.
  • Monday March 27
    • Morning: Consultations begin as scheduled at NYG&B office; walk to NYPL (2 blocks); orientation to NYPL Milstein Genealogy, Maps, and Archives divisions.
    • Afternoon: Consultations continue, individual research begins.
    • Late Afternoon: Orientation and research at NYC Municipal Archives.
  • Tuesday March 28
    • Morning: Board bus for NYC Municipal Archives.
    • Late morning: Bus returns from MUNI to NYPL/NYG&B.
    • Afternoon: NYC Municipal Archives and NYPL individual research.
    • Evening: Tour of Fraunces Tavern Museum and dinner at Fraunces Tavern.
  • Wednesday March 29
    • Assisted research in various research facilities (MUNI, NYPL, Center for Jewish History, NARA-NYC, and N-YHS).
    • Evening: NYG&B reception with wine and cheese.
  • Thursday March 30
    • Morning: Assisted research in various research facilities (MUNI, NYPL, Center for Jewish History, NARA-NYC, and N-YHS).
    • Afternoon: Wrap up lunch at NYG&B.

 

Cancellation policy: Cancellations prior to and including sixty days before the event are subject to an administrative fee. Cancellations later than sixty days prior to the event are not refundable. No partial refunds are given if the registrant does not complete the event.