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1 Lafayette Square<br>Buffalo , NY 14203<br>Telephone: 716-858-8900<br>E-mail: [http://www.buffalolib.org/content/contact-us/email-us Email Us]<br>Website: [http://www.buffalolib.org/ Buffalo {{amp}} Erie County Public Library]
:Good genealogy collection with good indexes, many biographies, family folders, county and local histories for the entire state.</ref> 25,000 local histories, 5,500 genealogies, city directories, ''New York State Vital Records Index'', local vital records, 110-drawer card index of the Local History File about people, places, and things in Western NY, church and cemetery records, genealogical and local history periodicals, newspapers, maps, military histories, ethnic research resources, indices to passenger lists, immigrant ships, and English parish records.<ref>[http://www.buffalolib.org/content/grosvenor/genealogy-collection Genealogy Collection] in ''Buffalo and Erie County Public Library'' (accessed 21 November 2013).</ref><br><br>
 
=== Center for Jewish History ===
==== [[Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute]] ====
:Center for Jewish History<br>15 West 16th Street<br>(Between 5th & 6th Avenues)<br>New York, NY 10011<br>Telephone: 917-606-8217<br>E-mail: [mailto:gi@cjh.org gi@cjh.org]<br>Website: [http://genealogy.cjh.org Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute][[File:Center for Jewish History NYC.jpg|thumb|right|380px|<center>Center for Jewish History (Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute; and the Leo Baeck Institute) in Manhattan</center>]]<br>
::The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute provides access to the genealogical resources of the Center for Jewish History’s five partner collections and the Institute’s extensive reference collection, online databases, and research guides. The partners’ archives comprise the world’s largest and most comprehensive archive of the modern Jewish experience outside of Israel. The collections span a thousand years, with more than 5 miles of archival documents (in dozens of languages and alphabet systems) and more than 500,000 volumes, including family and community histories, memoirs, newspapers, and photographs, as well as records of communal, cultural, political and professional organizations.<br>
==== [[Leo Baeck Institute]] ====
:Center for Jewish History<br>15 West 16th Street<br>(Between 5th & 6th Avenues)<br>New York, NY 10011<br>Telephone: 212-744-6400 or 212-294-8340<br>E-mail: [https://www.lbi.org/ask/ Ask a Librarian form]<br>Website: [https://www.lbi.org/ Leo Baeck Institute—New York|Berlin]<br>
::Leo Baeck Institute is devoted to the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.<ref>[https://www.lbi.org/ Home] in ''Leo Baeck Institute—New York|Berlin'' (accessed 6 May 2016).</ref> They preserve family and community histories about Jews in German speaking countries.<br><br>
[[Image:Children's Aid Society.JPG|thumb|right|375px|Children's Aid Society in Manhattan]]
=== [[Children's Aid Society]] ===
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