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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 IV: Pamphlets and Publications, 1829-1941, n.d.

Subseries 1: American Institute Pamphles and Publications, 1829-1941

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains publications of the American Institute. These include the nineteenth century Journal of the American Institute (Vol. I-IV, 1835-1839); Annual Fair publications (i.e., premium lists); printed addresses on topics such as agriculture, gardening, sanitation; and annual reports and proceedings. In addition, material from the 1890s concerns photography and the American Institute's photographic salon. Bound  Transactions of the American Institute cover the years 1847 to 1872.

Twentieth century material includes annual reports, items related to the annual fairs, and material from 1930s Children's Fairs and Salons of Photography. American Institute publications for children and young adults include Science Leaflet (Jan. 4, 1934; Sept. 14, 1939-May 8, 1941),  Amateur Scientist (May 1937-March 1938),  Science Observer (Dec. 1938-July 1941), and  March of Science (Sept. 17, 1932-Feb. 23, 1937).

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 466 American Institute Pamphlets and Publications
1829-1847
Box: 467 American Institute Pamphlets and Publications
1847-1925
Box: 468 American Institute Pamphlets and Publications (contains Science Leaflet, Amateur Scientist, Science Observer, March of Science)
1926-1941, n.d.

Subseries 2: Non-American Institute Pamphlets and Publications, 1933, n.d.

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains publications not produced by the American Institute, including books and publications from the institute's private library.

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 458 United States Daily (oversize)
1933 Feb. 14
Box: 469 Non-American Institute Pamphlets and Publications
[1828-1920]
Box: 470 Non-American Institute Pamphlets and Publications
[1828-1920]
Box: 471 Non-American Institute Pamphlets and Publications
[1828-1920]
Box: 472 Non-American Institute Books
[1828-1920]
Box: 473 Non-American Institute Books
[1828-1920]
Box: 474 Non-American Institute Books
[1828-1920]
Box: 475 Non-American Institute Books
[1828-1920]
Box: 476 Non-American Institute Books
[1828-1920]
Box: 477 Non-American Institute Books
[1828-1920]
Box: 478 Non-American Institute Books
[1828-1920]
Box: 479 Non-American Institute Books
[1828-1920]

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