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Guide to the Al Silverman Papers
 MSS 136

Fales Library and Special Collections
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-2596

© 2012 Fales Library and Special Collections

Collection processed by Processed by Tania Friedel and Mimi Martin, 2003-2004. Updated in 2013 by Laura Newsome.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 06, 2013
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


The Al Silverman papers were donated by Al Silverman in 1998. Accretions were added to the collection in 2004 and 2009.

Access Restrictions

Restrictions are in place for a small portion of the collection. The Book of the Month Club meeting minutes are closed until 2023. Audiovisual materials have not been preserved and are not available to researchers. Appointments are necessary to consult manuscript and archival materials.

Use Restrictions

Collection use is subject to all copyright laws. Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Director of Fales Library and Special Collections. Please contact or call 212 998 2596.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); The Al Silverman Papers; MSS 136 ; box number; folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University Libraries.

Separated Material

Over 800 books from Al Silverman's personal library were donated with his personal papers. An "author" or "related name" search in Bobcat, NYU's online catalog, will retrieve the records for the books.