Research

Working files for a name and subject index to French's Gazetteer of 1860

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of cards typed in preparation for compiling a complete name and subject index to the Gazetteer of the State of New York by J. H. French, published in 1860. Each card contains a name or subject entry and a page reference. Entries include personal names, political subdivision names, and geographic feature names, subjects named in the text and newspaper titles.
Creator:
Title:
Quantity:
7 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1939
Series Number:
A4186

Arrangement

Numeric by page number of French's Gazetteer.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of 3" x 5" cards typed in preparation for compiling a complete name and subject index to the Gazetteer of the State of New York by J. H. French, published in 1860.

Each card contains a single name or subject entry and a page reference. Entries include personal names, political subdivision names, geographic feature names, subjects named in the text and newspaper titles. Although cards were prepared for the entire volume, they were never alphabetized.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Related Information

Other finding aids

French's Gazetteer includes a "geographical index." Personal names are indexed in Index of Personal Names in J. H. French's Gazetteer of the State of New York (1860), compiled by Frank Place, II (Cortland, N.Y. : 1962).

Custodial History

These records were transferred to the State Library at an unknown date. Subsequently, they were transferred to the Archives as boxes 39-45 of old collection #551, accession number -372.

Access Terms

Personal Name(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Geographic Name(s):
Subject(s):
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