History & Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition
  • Ancestry Library is available for on-site use at all Putnam County Libraries
  • Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases.
  • Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources such as federal and U.S. censuses; birth, death, and marriage records including the Social Security Death Index; U.S. border crossing and trans-ocean ship records; family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
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  • Newburgh Telegraph (1831 – 1835)
  • Rockland County Journal (1850 – 1879)
  • Rockland County Messenger (1848;1851 – 1855;1857)
  • Rockland County Times (1902 – 1904)
  • The Kingston Daily Freeman (1895;1903 – 1912)
  • Vassar Miscellany News (1914 – 2000)
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  • Login to U.S. History Collection
  • Coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. Useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.
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  • Login to World History Collection
  • Coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. Useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.
Local History

 

General Genealogy

 

Hudson Valley Resources

 

New York State Resources

 

Historical Newspapers and Microfilm Collections

 

Immigration Resources