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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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Container List

Series III: Scrapbooks, 1845-1941

Scope and Contents note

The scrapbooks generally fall into two categories: scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and scrapbooks containing various printed items (usually circulars, pamphlets, tickets, forms, and announcements). Most material refers to American Institute events and programs. In addition, a few volumes contain correspondence, mostly letters to members. A number of clippings scrapbooks deal specifically with the Institute's Farmers Club.

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 461 Clippings
1845-1846
Box: 461 Printed Items (circulars, pamphlets, tickets, forms)
1846-1856
Box: 461 Printed Items (circulars, pamphlets, tickets, forms)
1857-1869
Box: 461 Clippings (Farmers Club)
1872-1873
Box: 461 Clippings (Farmers Club)
1874
Box: 462 Clippings (Farmers Club)
1875
Box: 462 Clippings
1876
Box: 462 Clippings (Farmers Club)
1877
Box: 462 Clippings (Farmers Club)
1878
Box: 462 Printed Items (circulars, tickets, announcements)
1878
Box: 463 Clippings
1881
Box: 463 Clippings
1882
Box: 463 Clippings
1883
Volume: 567 Press Notices. 53rd Annual Exhibition of the American Institute (Clippings)
1884
Volume: 568 Press Notices. 54th Annual Exhibition of the American Institute (Clippings)
1885
Box: 463 Printed Items
1890-1893
Box: 463 Clippings
1897-1919
Box: 463 Printed Items (programs, tickets, announcements)
1900-1902
Box: 464 Correspondence, Printed Items, Clippings, Flyers
1923-1926
Box: 464 Correspondence (letters to members), notices
1924-1926
Box: 464 Printed Items, Clippings
1924-1926
Box: 464 Clippings, Publications
1925-1927
Box: 465 Clippings, Printed Items, Correspondence, Invitations
1927-1928
Box: 465 Clippings, Correspondence (many relate to Centenary Dinner, 3/21/1928)
1927-1928
Box: 465 Junior Institute Program, Correspondence, Events, March of Science Copies
1932-1933
Box: 465 Photographs
1938-1939
Box: 465 Blank
1940-1941

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