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Guide to the Records of the 7th Regiment
1767-1983 (bulk 1830-1947)
  MS 556

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Maurita Baldock, Richard Fraser, Melissa Haley, Jan Hilley

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 12, 2019
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: 7th Regiment Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1767-1983 (bulk 1830-1947)
Abstract: This collection documents the history and administration of the 7th Regiment of New York. The bulk of the material pertains to regimental management, organization, and events, rather than its participation in combat and other military activities. Items include orders, correspondence, financial and legal records, reports, by-laws, enlistment records, and rosters from 7th Regiment headquarters and companies. Also included is material relating to the regiment's armories (especially the Park Ave. and 66th St. location), veterans' organizations, music, athletic clubs, recreational activities, and entertainment. The collection contains numerous scrapbooks, visual materials, publications, artifacts, and ephemera.

Selections from the 7th Regiment Records are digitized and available in the  Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.

Portions of the collection relating to the Civil War are available to on-site researchers and to users affiliated with subscribing institutions via EBSCOhost.
Quantity: 90 Linear feet (97 boxes; 445 volumes)
Call Phrase: MS 556