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Guide to the Records of the American Institute of the City of New York for the Encouragement of Science and Invention
1808-1983 (Bulk 1828-1940)
 MS 17

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Title: American Institute of the City of New York for the Encouragement of Science and Invention Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1808-1983 (Bulk 1828-1940)
Abstract: The records of the American Institute document over 175 years of fairs, programs, and activities of an organization committed to the promotion of American industry, agriculture, and science.
Quantity: 272 Linear feet in 491 boxes and 570 bound volumes
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
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Call Phrase: MS 17