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Books on Staten Island

Annals of Staten Island - J.J. CLUTE 1877.
Focuses on people and events with emphasis on the revolutionary war period.

Burial Ridge, Tottenville, Staten Island, NY - Jerome Jacobson 1980.
Archaeology at New York City's largest prehistoric cemetery.

The Church of St. Andrew, Richmond, Staten Island - Charles W. Leng, William T. Davis and Royden W. Vosburgh 1925.
A history of the church's history, vital records and gravestone inscriptions.

The Conference House or Billop House, Staten Island, New York - William T. Davis 1926.
This book contains an accout of the conference, held in this house September 11, 1776, between Admiral Lord Howe and Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Edward Rutledge.

Days Afield on Staten Island - William T. Davis 1937.
Davis, a naturalist, scientist and artist writes on the nature of Staten Island.

Day Fines in American Courts: The Staten Island and Milwaukee Experiments - Douglas MacDonald, Judith Greene and Charles Worzella 1992.
Day fines were systematically used for the first time in the United States by the Staten Island (NY) Criminal Court.

The Great Bridge - Edward Young 1965.
A history of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge that forever changed the future of the borough.

Haunted History of Staten Island: Stories of Mysterious People and Places in New York's Richmond Country - Lynda L. Macken 2000.
Stories of mysterious people and places including Alice Austen House, Conference House and Snug Harbor Cultural Center.

History of Richmond County - Richard M. Bayles 1887.
Comprehensive history of the county to 1885.

Legends, stories and folklore of Staten Island Part 1: The North Shore - 1925.
Concentrates on the north shore's early settlers and the tales that developed there from the mid-1800s.

Life of William T. Davis - Mabel Abbott 1949.
One of Staten Island's most prominent naturalists, after which P.S.31 is named.

Made on Staten Island - Charles Sachs 1988.
Agriculture, industry and suburban living in the city; a chronicle of past economic activity on Staten Island.

Morris' Memorial History of Staten Island - Ira K. Morris 1900.
Account focusing on the very early years of Staten Island through the mid-1800s.

Richmond Town and Lighthouse Hill - Margaret L. Ferrer 1996.
A pictorial work presenting these historical Staten Island locations.

Sailors' Snug Harbor 1801-1976 - Barnet Shepherd 1979.
Staten Island's most famous landmark, Snug Harbor was America's first home for retired seamen.

Secret Places of Staten Island: A Visitor's Guide to Scenic and Historic Treasures of Staten Island - Bruce Kershner 1998.
Take a tour through Staten Island's nature and history finding its treasures.

Staten Island - Margaret Lundrigan and Tova Novarra 1997.
Explore the Island's historic roots, tour its streets and meet memorable Staten Islanders.

Staten Island 1524-1898 - Rev.Ed. Henry G. Steinmeyer 1987.
Survey of people and events from the island's earliest recorded history.

Staten Island and Its People - Charles W. Leng and Wm. T. Davis 1930.
Photographs, family histories and biographies detailing the history of Staten Island in five volumes.

Staten Island Church Records - Tobias A. Wright 1997.
A reprint from 1909 includes church records, births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials.

The Staten Island Ferry - Theodore W. Scull 1982.
This book neatly illustrates the history of the ferries that take commuters and tourists on 20-minute rides between Lower Manhattan and Staten Island in New York Harbor.

Staten Island: Gateway to New York - Dorothy Valentine Smith 1968.
From the revolutionary war through 1969, the story of the development of Staten Island is told with narrative and photographs.

Staten Island in the Twentieth Century - Margaret Lundrigan and Tova Navarra 1998.
A collection of photographs highlight significant events in Staten Island history and everyday life for the past 100 years.

Staten Island Patroons - Theodora DuBois and Dorothy V. Smith 1961.
Learn about the exploration of Staten Island as well as New York State during the 1600's.

Staten Island's Claim to Fame - Vernon Hampton 1925
Thematic exploration of the island's past from its earliest recorded history to modern times.

A Study of a Community: Staten Island Architecture and Environment - George E. Szekely and Dianna Gabay 1980.
From factories to shopping centers; mansion to street design, see how architectural and environmental structure influence the look of Staten Island.

This was Staten Island - Dorothy Valentine Smith 1968.
A collection of photographs depicting people and places around the island from the late 1800s to the early 1900s.

Treasure of Tibetan Art: Collections of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art - Barbara Lipton and Nima D. Ragnubs 1995.
Lavishly illustrated, this is a unique catalog of the most important works of the collection, offering a fascinating glimpse into the richness of Tibetan culture.

The Willowbrook Wars - David J. Rothman and Sheila M. Rothman 1984.
This book traces the history of reforms and litigation at the infamous Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, New York from 1972 to 1983.


Tango, Jenny.

The Jewish community of Staten Island / Jenny Tango, foreword by Rabbi Gerald Sussman 1st ed. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., 2004.


Daniel, Susanna.

Paul Zindel / Susanna Daniel. 1st ed. New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2003.

Dickenson, Richard B.

Holden's Staten Island : the history of Richmond County : revised resource manual sketches for the year two thousand two / edited & compiled by Richard Dickenson. 1st ed. New York : Center for Migration Studies, 2003.

Lundrigan, Margaret

Staten Island, New York / Margaret Lundrigan. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., 2003.


Monreale, Eileen.

Mathilde Weingartner : a Staten Island naturalist : a biography / by Eileen Monreale. [S.l.] : MBE Publications, c2002. 118 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.


Martin, Charles, 1942-

Ferryboat / Charles Martin. "An Illuminated monograph of the Hybrid Media Project, Queens College and Brooklyn College of the City University of New York"--P. [4] of cover. [New York, N.Y. : CUNY], c2000. 45, [2] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Macken, Lynda Lee.

Haunted history of Staten Island : stories of mysterious people & places in New York's Richmond County / by Lynda Lee Macken. Forked River, N.J. : Black Cat Press, c2000. 71 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Staten Island : an economic review.

New York, NY (633 Third Ave., 10017) : Office of the State Deputy Comptroller for the City of New York, [2000] 36 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Lupo, Larry.

When the Mets played baseball on Staten Island / Larry Lupo. 1st ed. New York : Vantage Press, c2000. 87 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.


Staten Island demographic profile 2000

/ Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC). p.: maps, charts, 28 cm. Staten Island, [New York, NY]: Staten Island Economic Development Corporation, 1999.

Zindel, Paul.

Rats / Paul Zindel. 1st ed. New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1999. 204 p. ; 22 cm.


Kershner, Bruce.

Secret places of Staten Island : a visitor's guide to scenic and historic treasures of Staten Island / Bruce Kershner ; sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Inc. Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub., c1998. x, 148 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

Lundrigan, Margaret.

Staten Island in the twentieth century / Margaret Lundrigan and Tova Navarra. Charleston, SC : Arcadia, c1998. 128 p. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.

New York (N.Y.). Fresh Kills Task Force.

Report of the Fresh Kills Task Force : a plan to phase out the Fresh Kills Landfill. City of New York : State of New York, [1996] 125 p., 10, [2] : ill., map ; 28 cm. Stream 12. [Staten Island, N.Y.] : Ten Penny Players, Waterways Project Publication, [c1998]. 134 p. ; 22 cm.


Baker, Alan T.

Establishment of a Christian community at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, New York [microform] : a systems approach integrating a reformed theology of ministry into a military chapel setting / by Alan T. Baker. 1997. iv, 227 leaves.

Hernandez, Luis A.

Soil survey of South Latourette Park, Staten Island, New York City, NY / United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service ; in cooperation between Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station and U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service. [Washington, D.C.?] : The Service, [1997?] vi, 47 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm.


Ferrer, Margaret Lundrigan, 1951-

Richmond Town and Lighthouse Hill / Margaret Lundrigan Ferrer. Dover, N.H. : Arcadia, 1996. 127 p. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.

Flanagan, Alice K.

Riding the ferry with Captain Cruz / written by Alice K. Flanagan ; photographs by Christine Osinski ; reading consultant, Linda Cornwell. New York : Children's Press, c1996. 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Goldfischer, Dan.

Ride guide : Hudson Valley, New Paltz to Staten Island / by Dan Goldfischer ; [illustrations, Kathy Murray]. 2nd ed. Warren, N.J. : White Meadow Press, c1996. 168 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art.

Treasures of Tibetan Art : collections of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art / Barbara Lipton and Nima Dorjee Ragnubs ; essay on Tibetan Buddhism by Donald S. Lopez, Jr. ; photographs by Geoffrey Clements ; foreword by the fourteenth Dalai Lama. Staten Island, N.Y. : The Museum ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996. xix, 295 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.


Hix, Charlotte Megill.

Staten Island wills and letters of administration, Richmond County, New York, 1670-1800 : as found in the Surrogates Court, New York County, New York and abstracted by the New York Historical Society, 1892-1908 and Staten Island references found in the New Jersey colonial documents / Charlotte Megill Hix. Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, 1993. v, 269 p. ; 21 cm.


Zindel, Paul.

The pigman & me / Paul Zindel. 1st American ed. New York : HarperCollins, 1992. 168 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.


Smith, E. Dale Hastin.

Records of wills, Surrogates Court, Staten Island, New York, Richmond County / E. Dale Hastin Smith. Spokane, WA : E.D.H. Smith, [1991]- v. <1- > ; 28 cm.

Harrison, Marina, 1939-

Artwalks in New York : delightful discoveries of public art and gardens in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island / Marina Harrison and Lucy D. Rosenfeld ; illustrations by Lucy D. Rosenfeld. New York : M. Kesend Pub. : Distributed by the Talman Company, 1991. x, 246 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.


Nielsen, Alfred.

The summer of the paymaster / Alfred Nielsen. 1st ed. New York : Norton, c1990. 379 p. : map ; 25 cm.


New Jersey. Legislature. Senate. Special Committee to Study Coastal and Ocean Pollution.

Public hearing before Senate Special Committee to Study Coastal and Ocean Pollution concerning the settlement of the suit against New York regarding the Fresh Kills Landfill on Staten Island, January 19, 1988, Room 403, State House Annex, Trenton, New Jersey / hearing recorded and transcribed by Office of Legislative Services, Public Information Office, Hearing Unit. Trenton, N.J. : The Unit, [1988] 161, 30 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Sachs, Charles L.

Made on Staten Island : agriculture, industry, and suburban living in the city / by Charles L. Sachs with the assistance of Nancy H. Waters. Richmondtown, Staten Island, N.Y. : Staten Island Historical Society, c1988. 119 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Urban, Erin, 1948-

John A. Noble : the rowboat drawings / by Erin Urban. 1st ed. Staten Island, N.Y. : John A. Noble Collection ; New York, N.Y. : South Street Seaport Museum, c1988. 96 p. : ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.


Center for Migration Studies (U.S.)

A directory of international migration study centers, research programs, and library resources / by the Center for Migration Studies of New York, Inc. 1st ed. Staten Island, N.Y. : The Center, 1987.

Mullane, Joseph F. (Joseph Francis), 1919-

The Swaim-Tysen family of Staten Island, New York, New Jersey, and southern states. Supplement / Joseph F. Mullane, Lloyd B. Swaim, Marjorie D. Johnson. [United States] : J.F. Mullane, 1987. iv, 539 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.


Alice Austen : commemorative journal, 1986 /

[editor, Margaret R. Buckwalter]. [Staten Island? N.Y. : s.n., 1986?] 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 26 cm.

Staff report on proposed modification no. 86-12 to New York City's financial plan relating to the New York City Transit Authority and Staten Island Rapid Transit Operating Authority.

[Albany] : New York State Financial Control Board, [1986] 27 leaves ; 29 cm.

View from Staten Island : the 1985-86 folk artists in the schools program

/ written by students of P.S. 23 ... [et al.] ; edited by Nancy Groce. [Staten Island, N.Y.] : Staten Island Council on the Arts, c1986. 40 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.


Mullane, Joseph F. (Joseph Francis), 1919-

The Swaim-Tysen family of Staten Island, New York, New Jersey, and southern states / compiled by Joseph F. Mullane, Lloyd B. Swaim, Marjorie Decker Johnson [S.l. : J.F. Mullane], c1984. x, 399 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm.

Rothman, David J.

The Willowbrook wars / David J. Rothman, Sheila M. Rothman. 1st ed. New York : Harper & Row, c1984. viii, 405 p. ; 24 cm.


Once upon an island : an activity-based guide to teaching local history

/ Joyce Crawford, editor and project director, Jo Ann Secor, program director ; [illustrations by Jay Brady and Robert Bunkin]. Staten Island, N.Y. (15 Beach Str., Staten Island 10304) : Staten Island Children's Museum, c1983. x, 70 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Rooney, Kathryn K

Remedies of a proud outcast : the legal probability and implications of restructuring the government and boundaries of the City of New York : a staff report to the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee / by Kathryn K. Rooney, George M. Hart, David Jaffe. [Albany] : Senate, State of New York, [1983] 28, 21, 2 leaves ; 28 cm.


Center for Migration Studies (U.S.)

A guide to the archives / prepared by Olha Della Cava. Staten Island : Center for Migration Studies of New York, [1974] ©1981 v. [1-4] ; 29 cm.

Dickenson, Richard B.

Census occupations of Afro-American families on Staten Island, 1840-1875 / by Richard B. Dickenson. St. George, Staten Island, N.Y. : Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1981. iv, 117 p., [1] leaf of plates : map ; 27 cm.

Mullane, Joseph F. (Joseph Francis), 1919-

The Lake family of Staten Island, Richmond County, New York / by Joseph F. Mullane and Marjorie Decker Johnson. [S.l.] : J.F. Mullane, 1981, c1982. iii, 107 leaves, [32] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.


Half Moon to Concorde : curriculum resource guide in the maritime history of New York Harbor.

[Staten Island, N.Y.] : Snug Harbor Cultural Center ; [New York] : New York City Board of Education, [c1980] 112 p. : ill. ; 22 x 29 cm.

Szekely, George E.

A study of a community : Staten Island architecture and environment / George Szekely, Dianna Gabay ; [photos. by George Szekely ; ill. by Dianna Gabay]. Staten Island, N.Y. : Staten Island Continuum of Education, c1980. 173 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.


New York (State). Division of Audits and Accounts.

Ferry operations, New York City Department of Marine and Aviation, Transportation Administration. [Albany] : Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Audits and Accounts, 1978. 3, 29 p. ; 29 cm.


Current perspectives in Northeastern archeology : essays in honor of William A. Ritchie

/ edited by Robert E. Funk and Charles F. Hayes III. Rochester : New York State Archeological Association, 1977. Note: Includes Kraft, H. C. The Paleo-Indian sites at Port Mobil, Staten Island. xxvii, 173 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Siebenheller, Bill.

Birds in focus : a seasonal guide to birding on Staten Island / by Bill and Norma Siebenheller ; photos. by Dave Siebenheller. Staten Island, N.Y. : Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1977. v, 83 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Zappler, Georg.

Behind the scenes at the zoo / Georg Zappler. 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, c1977. 89 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.


George Washington's birthday, February 22, 1976 : an almanac.

[Staten Island, N.Y. : Staten Island Bicentennial Corporation, 1976] [90] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.


United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Special Subcommittee on Investigations.

Staten Island explosion: safety issues concerning LNG storage facilities. Hearings. Ninety-third Congress, first session ... July 10, 11, and 12, 1973. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1973. v, 795 p. illus. 24 cm.


Shapiro, Arthur M.

New York City's last frontier; field trips on Staten Island. Written and illustrated by Arthur M. Shapiro. [Staten Island, N.Y.] Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences [c1972] 56 p. illus. 18 cm.


Fischer, George, 1923-

What's what on Staten Island; guide to community services [by] George Fischer. Associate editors: David Anderson [and others] Staten Island, N.Y., Richmond College, City University of New York [1971] vi, 131 p. 27 cm.


Du Bois, William Pène, 1916-

Call me Bandicoot. New York, Harper & Row [1970] 63 p. col. illus. 21 cm. Smith, Dorothy Valentine. Staten Island; gateway to New York. [1st ed.] Philadelphia, Chilton Book Co. [1970] 238 p. illus., ports. 21 cm.

University of Alaska (College). Institute of Marine Science.

Beaufort Sea environmental data: U.S.C.G.C. Northwind 1968; U.S.C.G.C. Staten Island 1968 and 1969. Report compiled by D. C. Burrell [and others] College, 1970. 274 p. illus., maps. 28 cm. Note: Title refers to a U.S. Coast Guard Ship named for Staten Island


Smith, Dorothy Valentine

This was Staten Island. [Staten Island, N.Y.] Staten Island Historical Society, 1968. 131 p. illus., facsims., group ports. 28 cm.


Silver Leaf Rapid Transit.

Staten Island Rapid Transit Rwy. [1860-1965]. Brooklyn, N.Y. : Silver Leaf Rapid Transit, c1965. 63 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.


New York (N.Y.). Bureau of Curriculum Research.

Staten Island; a resource manual for school and community. New York [1964] 297 p. illus., maps. 23 cm. Hilton, George Woodman. The Staten Island Ferry / by George W. Hilton. Berkeley, Calif. : Howell-North Books, 1964. 63 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.


Siegler, Celia, ed.

Young America; an anthology of poems by junior high school students of New York City. Staten Island, N.Y., Edwin Markham Association of America, 1962. 75 p. 24 cm.


DuBois, Theodora (McCormick), 1890-

Staten Island patroons, [New York] Staten Island Historical Society, John Frederick Smith Publication Fund, 1961. 34 p. illus. 19 cm.


Hampton, Vernon Boyce, 1897-

Staten Island's first permanent settlement. [Staten Island, N.Y.] : Staten Island Historical Society, c1960. 20 p. : ill., group ports., maps (part fold.) ; 23 cm.

Lucas, Dorothy Fordyce, 1896-

More about the Pierre Billiou family of Staten Island, N. Y., with references to Osborne, Pitney of New Jersey, et al. [Haddonfield, N.J.] E. G. Van Name, 1960. 16 p. 23 cm.


Lusczynski, Norbert J. (Norbert Joseph), 1915-

Saline waters in New York State: Long Island, Staten Island and Manhattan, by N. J. Lusczynski and J. J. Geraghty; Upstate New York, by E. S. Asseltine and I. G. Grossman. Prepared by the U. S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the New York Water Power and Control Commission, Nassau Co. Dept. of Public Works, Suffolk Co. Board of Supervisors and Suffolk County Water Authority. [Albany, 1956] 15 p. illus., map. 28 cm.

Richmondtown restoration, Staten Island, city of New York.

[New York, N.Y. : Dept. of Parks, 1956] 32 p. : bill. ; 28 cm.


Van Name, Elmer Garfield, 1888-

The Housman (Huysman) - Simonson family of Staten Island, N.Y. / by Elmer G. Van Name. [Haddonfield, N.J. : Van Name, 1955] 11 p. ; 23 cm.


Wellington, Joseph, 1888-

The glory of womanhood, a discourse delivered before the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs, the Shiloh Benevolent Society of Staten Island, the Book-lovers club of New York, inc. [and] the Young Women's Elite Society of New York. Foreword by Nannie C. Burden. New York, Exposition Press [1951] 40 p. 21 cm.


Searl, John P.

History of Beacon Light Lodge No. 701, F. & A. M., Staten Island, N.Y.,; [Boonville? N.Y., 1950] xiii, 195 p. front., group ports. 24 cm.

Steinmeyer, Henry George, 1886-

Staten Island, 1524-1898. / Steinmeyer, Henry George, 1886- Staten Island, N.Y., Staten Island Historical Society, 1950 [c1961] x, 134 p. illus., port., maps. 24 cm. 195_?

Letters of administration of Richmond County, New York, 1787-1865 ; also Guardianship papers, 1802-1865: originals on file, Surrogate's Office, St. George, Staten Island, New York. Published/Created: [S.l. : s.n., 195-?] Description: 245, 60 leaves ; 29 cm.


Steinmeyer, Henry George, 1886-

Staten Island under British rule. / Steinmeyer, Henry George, 1886- [Staten Island, N.Y.] Staten Island Historical Society, 1949. 18 p. 23 cm.


Hine, Charles Gilbert, 1859-

Legends, stories and folklore of old Staten Island, [New York] Staten Island Historical Society [1947-] v. illus. 24 cm.


Staten Island Chamber of Commerce. Staten Island, New York,

50th anniversary. [Richmond? N.Y.] Staten Island Chamber of Commerce [1945] 100 p. illus. (incl. ports., map) 31 cm.


Staten island council of social agencies. Recreation committee.

Directory of recreational activities on Staten island, St. George, Staten island, Council office, 1944. 42 numb. 1. illus. 28 x 22 cm.


The earliest volume of Staten island records, 1678-1813.

New York, N.Y., 1942. 1 v. maps (part fold., incl. front.) 28 cm.

Historical Records Survey (New York, N.Y.)

Guide to vital statistics in the city of New York, borough of Richmond. Churches. Sponsored by Fiorello H. LaGuardia, mayor of the city of New York. Prepared by the Historical records survey, Work projects administration for the city of New York. [New York] 1942. 4 p.l., 21 numb. l., 3 l. 27 cm.


Steinmeyer, Henry G., 1886-1980.

A village childhood / by Henry G. Steinmeyer. [New York] : Staten Island Historical Society, c1941 (New York : Pandick Press) 31 p. ; 23 cm.

Staten island institute of arts and sciences. [Staten island? N.Y., 1941]

Related Names: Coles, Roswell Strong, 1904- [26] p. plates. 23 cm.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rivers and Harbors.

Brooklyn-Staten Island vehicular tunnel. Hearings before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, Seventy-seventh Congress, first session, on H.R. 5269, a bill authorizing the appropriation of funds for use by the New York Tunnel Authority in making borings, soundings, and other preliminary surveys for the construction of a vehicular tunnel under the waters of New York harbor, connecting the boroughs of Richmond and Brooklyn, September 19, 1941. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1941. ii, 16 p. 23 cm.


McMillen, Loring.

The Briton cottage, the story of its construction, Staten island, N.Y., The Staten island institute of arts and sciences, 1940. cover-title, [2], 5-14 p. illus., plates, plans. 23 cm.

Van Name, Elmer Garfield, 1888-

Facts regarding one Joseph Lake of Staten Island, New York, Haddonfield, N. J. [1940] 6 l. 28 cm. Williams, Leslie.

A study of street traffic conditions, Tompkinsville business district, Staten island, New York city; report with recommendations. Prepared for Staten island chamber of commerce, [New York] 1940. 4 p.l., 50 numb. l. incl. illus., fold. plans, tables (part fold.) 28 x 22 cm.


Casanova, Richard L.

Report on the Pleistocene depositis of Staten Island, with notes on the pre-existing flora and topography, as mentioned by early writers, [n.p., 1939?] [16] l. 29 cm.

Kolff, Cornelius G. (Cornelius Gertrudus), b. 1860.

Staten island fairies, by Cornelius G. Kolff; illustrated by Alice Sargent Johnson. New York City, Richmond Borough Publishing and Printing Co., c 1939. 48 p. illus. (incl. map) 22 cm.


United States. Army. Corps of engineers.Grreat Kills, Staten island, N.Y.

Letter from the secretary of war [Washington, U. S. Govt. print. off., 1938] 21 p. incl. tables. fold. pl. 24 cm.


Davis, William T. (William Thompson), 1862-1945

Days afield on Staten Island, by William T. Davis. [Lancaster, Pa., The Science press printing company] 1937. 122 p. pl. 21 cm.


Davis, William T. (William Thompson), 1862-1945.

History of the Staten Island Historical Society / by William T. Davis. [New York] : The Society, 1936. 15 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.New York and New Jersey channels.

Letter from the secretary of war transmitting a letter from the chief of engineers, United States army, dated March 5, 1935, submitting a report, together with accompanying papers and illustrations, on a preliminary examination and survey of New York and New Jersey channels, dept water in vicinity of Sandy Hook, N.J., through lower New York bay, Raritan bay, Arthur kill, Staten island sound, and Kill van kull to deep water in upper New York bay, including channel north of Shooters island, authorized by the River and harbor act approved July 3, 1930. Washington, U.S. Govt. print. off., 1935. 119 p. incl. tables. 10 fold. charts. 23 cm.


Sperr, Percy Loomis.

Tall ships and tall buildings; the harbor of New-York in photographs, [Staten Island, N.Y.] c1932. (1) v. mounted photos. 29 x 40 cm.


Port of New York Authority.

Bayonne bridge, over the Kill van Kull between Port Richmond, Staten Island, New York and Bayonne, New Jersey; addresses delivered at dedication, November 14, 1931. New York, The Port of New York authority [1931?] 43 p. 24 cm.


Leng, Charles William, 1859-

Staten island and its people, a history, 1609-1929, New York, Lewis historical publishing company, inc., 1930. 4 v. fronts., plates, ports., maps. 28 cm.

Port of New York authority.

Progress report on Kill van Kull bridge between Bayonne, N.J., and Port Richmond, Staten Island, N.Y. ... New York city [1930-] v. illus. (incl. map) fold. pl., fold. tables, fold. diagr. 28 cm.


Eberlein, Harold Donaldson.

Manor houses and historic homes of Long Island and Staten Island, by Harold Donaldson Eberlein; with a frontispiece in photogravure and 75 illustrations in doubletone. Philadelphia & London, J.B. Lippincott company, 1928. 4 p. l., vii-x, [1], 318 p. front., plates. 24 cm.


Port of New York authority.

Tentative report on Kill van Kull bridge between Bayonne, N. J., and Port Richmond, Staten Island, N. Y. February 1, 1927. New York, N.Y., Pandick press, inc., printers, 1927. 17 p. incl. illus., tables. fold. pl., maps (1 fold.) 31 cm.


Davis, William T. (William Thompson), 1862-1945.

The Conference or Billopp house, Staten Island, New York, by William T. Davis, chairman, Committee on History, Conference House Association ... [Lancaster, Pa., The Science Press Printing Company] 1926. 3 p. l., 3-200, [3] p. front., illus. 24 cm.

Hampton, Vernon Boyce, 1897-

Staten Island's claim to fame, "The garden spot of New York harbor", by Vernon B. Hampton. Staten Island, N.Y., Richmond borough publishing & printing, [1925] 187 p. 24 cm.

United States. Army. Corps of engineers. Great Kills, Staten Island, N.Y.

Letter from the secretary of war [Washington, Govt. print. off., 1926] 19 p. incl. tables. fold. plan. 23 cm.


The church of St. Andrew, Richmond, Staten island;

Staten island, N.Y., Published under the auspices of the Staten island historical society by W. T. Davis, 1925. 266 p. front., 1 illus., plates. 26 cm.

Port of New York authority.

Preliminary report on proposed bridges to span the Arthur Kill between Perth Amboy, N.J. and Staten Island (Tottenville), N.Y., Elizabeth, N.J. and Staten Island (Howland Hook), N.Y. ... Albany, J. B. Lyon company, printers, 1925. 56 p. incl. tables. 21 fold. pl. (incl. 6 maps, 7 diagr., chart, profile) 30 cm.


Leng, Charles William, 1859-

A condensed history of Staten Island New York. The Staten Island Edison corporation, 1924. 1 p. l., 33 p. illus. pl. 23 cm.


Houston, William Churchill, 1850-

The Melyn patroonship of Staten island; address [n.p.] 1923. 17 p. incl. illus., port. 24 cm.

Richmond, N.Y. Reformed Protestant Dutch church.

Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch church at Richmond, Staten Island, in Richmond County, N.Y., in the former town of Southfield and now in the Borough of Richmond, city of New York. New York city, 1923. 2 p.l., iii, 50 numb. l. 36 x 29 cm.

Port Richmond, N. Y. Reformed Church.

Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church on Staten Island, Richmond County, N. Y., in the former town of Northfield, and now the Reformed church at Port Richmond, New York city, 1923. 2 p.l., iv, 255 numb. l. front., plates. 36-29 cm.

Tompkinsville, N.Y. St. Paul's memorial church.

Records of Saint Paul's Protestant Episcopal church at Tompkinsville, Staten Island, in Richmond County, N. Y., in the former town of Castleton. New York city, 1923. 2 p. l., x, 156 numb. l. front. 36 x 29 cm.

Rossville, N.Y. St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal church.

Records of Saint Luke's Protestant Episcopal church at Rossville, Staten Island, in Richmond County, N.Y., New York city, 1923. 2 p.l., viii, 74 numb. l. front., 5 pl. 36 x 29 cm.

Westfield, N.Y. Reformed Protestant Dutch church.

Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch church. Westfield, Staten Island, at Huguenot, Staten Island, in Richmond County, N.Y., New York city, 1923. 2 p.l., vii, 24 numb. l. 36 x 29 cm.

New York. Church of St. Andrew, Richmond.

Records of Saint Andrew's Protestant Episcopal church at Richmond, Staten Island, in Richmond County, N. Y., in the former town of Northfield, and now in the borough of Richmond, city of New York. New York city, 1923. 2 p.l., v, 207 numb. l. 36 x 29 cm.


Commerce and industry association of New York. Industrial bureau.

Staten island, New York city; its industrial resources and possibilities. New York, 1922. 55 p. illus., maps (2 fold.) 23 cm.

Records of the Asbury Methodist Episcopal church at New Springville, Staten Island, in Richmond County, N. Y., in the former town of Northfield and now in the borough of Richmond, city of New York. New York city, 1922. 3 p.l., ii-iii, 90 numb. l. front., photos. 36 x 29 cm. Brighton Heights, N.Y. Reformed church.

Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch church in Tompkinsville, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., in the former town of Castleton, and now the Reformed church, Brighton Heights, in the borough of Richmond, city of New York. New York city, 1922. 2 p.l., v, 152 numb. l. front. 36 x 29 cm.


Staten Island shipbuilding company.

New York's pioneer steel shipbuilders, established 1895. Staten Island, N.Y., Staten Island shipbuilding company [c1920] 31, [1] p. illus. 14 x 23 cm.


Richmond, N.Y. (Borough) Bureau of engineering.

Report on sewage experimental investigations at West New Brighton, Staten Island, N.Y. [n.p.] 1919. 1 v. cm.


Kolff, Cornelius G.

Early history of Staten Island, [Rosebank? N.Y., 1918] [32] p. 22 cm.

Mershon, S. L. (Stephen Lyon), 1859-

English crown grants, by S. L. Mershon ... The foundation of colonial land titles under English common law. New York, The law and history club [c1918] 5 p. 1., 266 p. 19 cm.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on rivers and harbors. New York harbor.

Hearings on the subject of the improvement of Hudson River channel, channel between Staten Island and Hoffman and Swinburne Islands...January 30, 1918. [n.p.] 1918. 53 p. 23 cm.


Staten Island railway company.

Corporate history... [n. p., 1917] 1 v. cm.

Walker, Randolph St. George, 1863-

History of the Staten Island cricket and tennis club, 1872-1917, Livingston, Staten Island. [New York, Press of H. R. Elliot & co., c1917] 24 p. illus. (incl. ports.) 31 cm.


Harriet Beauley school of the expressive arts, New York.

The Harriet Beauley school of the expressive arts, Barrett manor, Arrochar, Staten Island, New York city. [New York, Printed by Rogers & company, inc., 1916] 19 p. 8 pl. 27 cm.

History, story, legend of the old King's Highway : now the Richmond Road, Staten Island, N.Y.

[New York : Staten Island Antiquarian Society], c1916. [5], 3-27 p. : maps ; 18 cm.


Mershon, Stephen Lyon, 1859-

The major and the queen; or, A royal grant to a gallant soldier,/Mershon, Stephen Lyon, 1859- New York, R. R. Beam & company [c1915] 5 p.l., 98 p. plates, double map. 2 ports. (incl. front.) 20 cm.

Hine, C. G. (Charles Gilbert), 1859-1931.

The story and documentary history of the Perine house, Dongan Hills, Staten Island, headquarters of the Staten Island antiquarian society, by Charles Gilbert Hine. [New York?] Staten Island antiquarian society, inc., 1915. 1 p. l., 7-88, [3] p. front., plates (part col.) 27 cm.


Hine, C. G. (Charles Gilbert), 1859-1931.

History and legend of Howard avenue and the Serpentine road, Grymes Hill, Staten Island / gathered by Charles Gilbert Hine from real estate records and long memories. [New York? : Priv. print., Hines brothers printery, 1914] 3 leaves, 80 p., 13 leaves of plates, : maps ; 24 cm.

Melyn, Cornelis, b. 1600.\

Melyn papers, 1640-1699.

Notes: Documents by or relating to Cornelis Melyn, proprietor of Staten Island, with some papers of his son, Jacob Melyn. Series: New-York Historical Society. Collections. The John Watts De Peyster publication fund series ; v. 46. [New York, Printed for the Society, 1914] p. [95]-138. 25 cm.


United States. Light house board.

Specifications and contract for construction for dwelling for two keepers at Staten Island light station, Richmond, N.Y., 1911. 1 v. cm.


Message of the governor of New Jersey transmitting to the Legislature communications in relation to water conditions on Staten Island, February 14th, 1910. Trenton, N. J., MacCrellish & Quigley, state printers, 1910. 2 p.l., 3-6 p. 23 cm.


Richmond borough association of women teachers, comp.

Staten Island and Staten Islanders, New York, The Grafton press, 1909. 76 p. front. (map) illus., plates, port. 19 cm.

The great bronze column of Staten Island,

[New York? 1909?] [9] p. pl. 26 cm. United States.

Light house board.

Specifications and contract for construction of Staten Island light-house, New York. [n.p.] 1909. 1 v. cm.

Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947, ed.

The Indians of Greater New York and the Lower Hudson / edited by Clark Wissler. New York : The Trustees, 1909. xv, 242 p. [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

Wright, Tobias Alexander, ed.

Records of the Dutch Reformed church of Port Richmond, S. I. baptisms from 1696 to 1772; United Brethren congregation, commonly called Moravian church, S. I. births and baptisms; 1749 to 1853, marriages: 1764 tp 1863, deaths and burials: 1758 to 1828; St. Andrew's church, Richmond, S. I. births and baptisms from 1752 to 1795, marriages from 1754 to 1808. New York, Printed for the Society, 1909. 4 p.l., xi, [2], 10-335 p. front. (port.) illus. (plan) 3 pl. 29 cm.


Nash, George William, 1856-

Excursion planned for the City history club of New York, [New York] c1908. Subjects: Staten Island N.Y.--Historic houses, etc. 24 p. illus. (maps) 19 cm.


Corson, Hiram, 1804-1896.

The Corson family; a history of the descendants of Benjamin Corson, son of Cornelius Corssen of Staten Island, New York, Philadelphia, H.L. Everett [1906] 5 p.l., 9-192 p. front., plates, ports. 28 cm.


Morris, Ira K.

Historic landmarks on Staten Island. Albany, 1905. p. [127]-149. 23 cm.

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.

The first and last journeys of Thoreau : lately discovered among his unpublished journals and manuscripts / edited by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn. Boston : Printed exclusively for members of the Bibliophile Society, 1905. 2 v. : ports., facsims. ; 24 cm.

United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 165th (1862-1865)

History of the Second Battalion Duryee Zouaves [microform] : one hundred and sixty-fifth regt. New York Volunteer Infantry, mustered in the United States service at Camp Washington, Staten Island, N.Y., November twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. [New York? : s.n.], 1905. 330 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.


Mills, Weymer Jay, 1880-1938.

Through the gates of old romance / by W. Jay Mills ... ; with illustrations by John Rae. Philadelphia ; London : J.B. Lippincott Company, 1903.Contents: An unrecorded Philadelphia romance the Franklin family helped into flower

The love-story of the noted Nathaniel Moore and "the heavenly Ellen", a belle of Chambers Street, New York City

A true picture of the last days of Aaron Burr

The poetic courtship of Philip Freneau, the poet of the revolution, and beautiful Eleanor Forman

The Chevalier de Silly and his Newport Sally

Susanna Rowson, of "Charlotte Temple" fame, and her British grenadier

The ghosts of an old Staten Island manor

Major André's last love

Pinderina Scribblerus, an American Montagu. 281, [7] p. (last p. blank) : ill. ; 20 cm.


Delavan, Edward Close, jr.

Colonel Francis Lovelace and his plantation on Staten island, by Edward C. Delavan, jun'r. New Brighton, N.Y., Natural science association of Staten island, 1902. [47]-79 p. illus. 23 cm.

Staten Island Chamber of Commerce. Committee on Parks.

Report on a proposed park system for the borough of Richmond, New York City, prepared and submitted by the Committee on Parks of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce, with map of the borough of Richmond. December, 1902. [St. George?] 1902. 24 p. map. 23 cm.


Brown, John Dunwell.

Commercial development of Staten island, [New York?] c1901. 11 p. double map. 28 cm. 1900 Davis, William Thompson, 1862- American cicadas; Staten Island, 19


Morris, Ira K.

Morris's memorial history of Staten Island, New York / Ira K. Morris. New York : Memorial Pub. Co., c1898-c1900. 2 v. : ill., ports. ; 27 cm.

Winter, William, 1836-1917.

A wreath of laurel : being speeches on dramatic and kindred occasions / by William Winter. New York : The Dunlap Society, 1898. Contents include: In memory of George William Curtis/The Staten Island Academy xiii, [7], 149, [1] p., [5] leaves of plates : 5 ports. ; 23 cm.


Davis, William Thompson, 1862-

Staten island names; ye olde names and nicknames. New Brighton, N.Y., Natural science association, 1896. [20]-76 p. fold. map. 24 cm.


Greater New York album. One hundred selected views, New York city, Brooklyn, Staten island, etc. From recent photographs.

Chicago and New York, Rand, McNally & company, 1895. [c1894] 104 p. illus. 17 x 22 cm.

Sargent, E. A., ed.

In aid of the building fund of Tompkins lodge no. 471 F. & A. M. at the German club rooms, Stapleton, Staten island .../Sargent, E. A., ed. Stapleton [N.Y.] Pub. by Tompkins lodge, 1895. 2 p.l., 3-32 p. illus. (incl. facsim.) 15 x 31 cm. Staten Island. Chamber of commerce. By-laws...adopted July 16, 1895. [1895] 1 v. cm.


Davis, William Thompson, 1862-

Days afield on Staten Island. [New York, L. H. Biglow & co., 1892] 132 p. 18 cm.


[Kobbé, Gustav]

Staten Island. A guide book ... New York, G. Kobbé [1890] 55 pp. incl. front., pl. ma

New Jersey. Boundary Commission.

Report and proceedings of the New Jersey Boundary Commission : appointed to locate and mark out, by stakes and buoys, the true boundary line between New York and New Jersey, in lands under water in the Hudson River, Bay of New York, Kill Von Kull and Arthur Kill, or Staten Island Sounds : under the joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey, approved February 14, 1888. Jersey City, N.J. : Jersey City Print. Co., 1890. 46 p., [3] folded leaves of plates : maps ; 22 cm.


Campbell, Reau.

Rides and rambles on Staten island, New York, C. G. Crawford, 1889. 23, [1] p. col. illus. (incl. map) 21 cm.


Bayles, Richard Mather.

History of Richmond County (Staten Island) New York, from its discovery to the present time. New York, L. E. Preston & co., 1887. ix, 741 p. illus. plates, ports., maps, plan, facsim. 27 x 21 cm.

Beers (J.B.) & Company.

Atlas of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. New York, 1887. 1 atlas (2 p.l.) : 12 maps ; fol.


[Judson, Selden C.]

Illustrated sketch book of Staten island, New York, its industries and commerce. New York, S. C. Judson, 1886. 160 p. incl. front., (incl. ports., map, plan) 24 cm.

Nimmo, Joseph, 1837-1909.

Sea-coast defenses of New York city, Long island, Staten island and Connecticut. By Joseph Nimmo, jr. New York, McWilliams printing company, 1886. 26 p. 23 cm.


Wiman, Erastus, 1834-1904.

Toasts and responses. Dinner to president and executives, Baltimore & Ohio R. R., [New York, American bank note co., 1885] 2 p.l., 7-103, [1] p. illus., fold. map. 22 cm.


Brooks, Erastus, 1815-1886.

Historical records of Staten Island, [New York? 1883] 39 p. 22 cm.

Richmond co., N.Y.

Proceedings of the bi-centennial celebration of Richmond county, Staten island, New York. [New York, 1883] 23, 54 p. 24 cm.


Hollick, Charles Arthur, 1857-1933.

The flora of Richmond County, New York. Staten Island, 1879. 36 p., 1 l. 25 cm.


Clute, John Jacob.

Annals of Staten island, from its discovery to the present time. New York, Press of C. Vogt, 1877.

Disturnell, John, 1801-1877, comp.

Summer resorts and watering places. Pleasure excursions between New York, Long Branch, Sea Girt and other seabathing resorts situated on the New Jersey coast, within fifty miles of the city of New York; also, including Staten island and both shores of Long island. Coney island, Rockaway beach, Flushing, etc. ... New York, J. Wiley & sons [c1877] 70 p. front., pl. 16 cm.


Northfield (N.Y.)

An account of the centennial celebration of the 4th of July, 1876, by the citizens of the town of Northfield, Richmond county, New York, including the oration by Hon. Geo. Wm. Curtis and historical sketch by John J. Clute, esq. New York, C. Vogt, Printer, 1876. 23 p. 24 cm.


Gillmore, Q[uincy] A[dams], 1825-1888.

Report on the compressive strength, specific gravity, and ration of absorption of the various kinds of building-stone from different sections of the United States, tested at Fort Tompkins, Staten Island, N.Y. Washington, Gov't print. off., 1874. 15 p. fold. pl. 25 cm.


New York (State) Staten island improvement commission.

Report of a prelimiary scheme of improvements. [New York, J. Sutton & co., printer, 1871. 114 p. 23 cm.


Batchelor, George.

Staten Island, one vast city, Tottenville, 1869. 12 p. 18 cm.


Cammann, Henry J. (Henry Julius), d. 1920.

The charities of New York, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. By Henry J. Cammann and Hugh N. Camp. New York, Hurd and Houghton, 1868. xi, 596 p. front., plates. 23cm.


Jones, Charles J.

A hopeful view of national affairs. A thanksgiving sermon preached at the Sailors' snug harbor Staten Island. Sept. 11, 1864, by Rev. Charles J. Jones ... New York, E.O. Jenkins, printer, 1864. p. 14 cm.

Munsell's guide to the Hudson river by railroad and steamboat. Representing every town, village, landing, railroad station, and point of interest on or adjacent to the Hudson river, from Staten island to Troy, with minute descriptions and references, for the convenience of the business man and the traveler. Albany, J. Munsell [1864] 58 p. 8 maps (1 fold.) 15 cm.


Staten Island. Citizens.

Facts and documents bearing upon the legal amd moral questions connected with the recent destruction of the quarantine buildings, New York, W. C. Bryant & co., printers, 1858. 2 p. l., 90 p. 23 cm.


New York (City). Board of health.

Report of the Standing Sanatory committee of the Board of health of the city of New York, on the subject of Asiatic cholera, at present prevailing at the quarantine establishment of New York, at Staten island. New York, McSpedon & Baker, printer, 1848. 24 p. 22 cm.


Seaman, Henry J.

Speech of Henry I. Seaman, of New York, on the bill making appropriation for fortifications at the Narrows of Staten Island in the harbor of New York, Washington, Printed by J. & G. S. Gideon, 1846. 14 p. 23 cm.


Vanpelt, Peter J., 1778-1861.

An oration, containing sketches of the life, character, and services of the late Danile D. Tompkins, governor of the state of New York, delivered in the church at Tompkinsville, Staten Island, on the 21st June, 1843, the celebration of the anniversary of his birth-day. New York, C. C. & E. Childs, jr., printers, 1843. 20 p. 21 cm.


Barney, Joshua.

The trial of Joshua Barney, a midshipman in the United States service, on an indictment of murder : before the Court of Oyer and Terminer, or General Gaol Delivery, in and for the County of Richmond : held at Staten Island, on the first Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of June, 1824. New-York : Printed and published by C. Brown, 1824. 16 p. ; 19 cm.

Memorial of sundry citizens of the city of New York, proprietors of a dyeing and printing establishment on Staten Island : January 19, 1824, read and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Washington : Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1824. 5 p. ; 24 cm.

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Sea View Hospital, Staten Island, N.Y. Clinical Society.

The quarterly bulletin of Sea View Hospital. Staten Island [n.d.] v. in illus. 26 cm.

Staten island zoological society.

News bulletin of the Staten island zoological society, inc. [West New Brighton? S.I., N.Y. [n.d.] v. illus. 28 cm.

Wagner Memorial Lutheran College, Staten Island, N. Y.

Catalog. n.p. n.d.



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