Warren County, New York
Genealogy and History

Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls

Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls
Center for Folklife, History and Cultural Programs
251 Glen Street, City Park
Glens Falls, NY 12801-3593
Telephone (518) 792-6508
FAX (518) 792-5251


County, Town, and Village histories, New York counties, 974.71-974.799
Regional histories, (Adirondack region - 974.75
State histories: NY - 974.7, VT - 974.3, MA - 974.4, CT - 974.6.
Genealogies of particular families - 929; 929.2
Genealogical indexes and sources of families - 929.3
Some compilations of vital records - 312
Manuals on genealogical research - mostly 929.1
Biographies - 92
Military histories - 973

Please note: Circulating copies of some genealogy and local history books are available in Crandall Library's general collections. The Reference area has some key books on local history and genealogy.(Reference books are not available for borrowing)

Maps and Atlases

Reprints of County atlases by Beers and associates (published 1864 - 1876)
Sanborn Insurance Maps of Glens Falls (1905); and Hudson Falls (1913)
United States Geological Survey maps
Some other atlases and maps

City Directories

Glens Falls, 1871-1990 (with S.Glens Falls, Hudson Falls, and Fort Edward)
Saratoga Springs, 1934-1966

Please note: All holdings are incomplete.

Vertical Files

Biographical files for area families, arranged by surname.
Files contain newspaper clippings (especially obituaries), genealogical compilations, memorials, manuscripts, photographs and related documents.
Subject and organization files for Glens Falls
Regional subject and organization files (includes the Adirondacks)
Newsletters of regional organizations (including the Adirondacks)
The Patents (newsletter of the N.E.N.Y. Genealogical Soc.)

Cemetery Records

Coverage principally for Warren and Washington Counties, but a few cemeteries from other counties are included. (Records are compiled for specific cemeteries.)

Census Records

1790 published census for New York and the New England States
Manuscript US census records for Warren, Washington, and Saratoga Counties, 1790-1920; for Hamilton County, 1850-1920
(located in microfilm reading area on the main floor of the Library)
Indexes to censuses, 1790-1850
Census records for Warren, Washington, and Saratoga Counties, 1855-1875
(in microfilm reading area)


The American Genealogist
Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine
The Genealogical Helper
The Mayflower Quarterly
National Genealogical Society Quarterly
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
Nexus, newsletter of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.


Glens Falls and the surrounding area papers are found in the microfilm area on the main floor of the Library. Dates may be incomplete for some papers.

Commericial Advertiser, 1879-1881
Fort Edward Advertiser, 1905-1922
Glens Falls Free Press, 1856-1881
Glens Falls Messenger, 1856-1858:1890
Glens Falls Morning Star, 1883-1909
Glens Falls Republican, 1855-1885
Glens Falls Post-Star, 1909-present
Glens Falls Times, 1890-1970
Hamilton County Democrat, 1892-1893
Hamilton County News, 1947-1990
Lake George Mirror, 1891-1972
Warren County Messenger, 1829-1833
Warrensburg News, 1878; 1890-1956
Washington County Advertiser, 1881-1888

High School Yearbooks

Red and Black (Glens Falls High School), most years from 1927-1994
The Crown (St. Mary's Academy, Glens Falls), many years, 1931-1988
Orbit (Queensbury High School), some years, 1959-1989
Arrowhead (South Glens Falls High School), some years, 1956-1979

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