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Information on Inter-Library Loan of Records on Microfilm

Many of the record series in the State Archives are available in microfilm format and may be requested through Inter-Library Loan. Finding aids are available for frequently requested records available on microfilm through Inter-Library, and are listed below.

Requests for microfilm must be made through a local library (no loans to individuals). Librarians requesting interlibrary loan microfilm from the State Archives may send the request to  or by mail to New York State Archives - ILL, 11A36 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230.

The Librarian requesting the ILL must provide the following minimum information:

  • Name of requesting Institution (loans are made to libraries only, not to individuals)
  • Full mailing address (film is shipped via UPS, which will not deliver to a P.O. box)
  • Phone number (if ordering from outside the U.S., include country code)
  • Email address
  • Name of Librarian making the request
  • State Archives record series number and title
  • Roll number(s) (We will loan up to 6 reels, for approx. 4-6 weeks)
  • Name of the researcher for whom the ILL is requested (optional)

Please note that the Archives is not part of the OCLC or the New York State Library interlibrary loan systems so OCLC forms are not accepted. There is no charge by the State Archives for postage, packaging, or handling.

If you have questions, email or phone the archivist on duty at 518-474-8955.

Microfilm Available through Interlibrary Loan

Adjutant General's Office Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
(Also available to New York State residents for free online at New York)

Agricultural and Industrial School Male Inmate Case History Books

Board of Charities Census of Inmates in Almshouses and Poorhouses
(Also available to New York State residents for free online at New York)

Bureau of Military Statistics Registers of Officers and Enlisted Men Mustered into Federal Military or Naval Service During the Civil War

Comptroller's Office Revolutionary War Accounts and Claims

Comptroller's Office Tax Assessment Rolls of Real and Personal Estates

Conservation Department Civilian Conservation Corps Camp and Personnel Files

Education Dept. Division of Archives and History World War I Veterans' Service Data and Photographs
(Also available to New York State residents for free online at New York)

Motion Picture Division License Application Summary Books

New York House of Refuge Inmate Case Histories