Libraries offer trials to NY history databases

The Binghamton University Libraries are now offering trials to Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York and Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books from the New-York Historical Society. Gateway to North America chronicles the people, businesses, churches, governments and organizations of New York City from the late 18th through the early 20th century with a unique collection of historical directories, member lists, and other name rich sources from the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS). Over 800,000 pages of content from over 1,500 print and manuscript directories, travel guides, yearbooks, government documents, and other sources are available for viewing, tracking individuals and organizations over time and place (Trial ends June 2, 2013). Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books contains handwritten volumes documenting military orders, movements and engagements by brigade, regiment, company and other specific military units between 1748 and 1817 (Trial ends June 2, 2013).

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