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Guide to the Civil War Posters
  PR 55-3

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Trina Veckley and Elizabeth E. Arena

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 20, 2019
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


The collection's accession dates span from the 1860s to 1937.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers, by appointment only.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to 30 photocopies per day per person. Suitability of the original for photocopying is at the discretion of the staff. Neither blueprints nor tracings can be copied under any circumstances. Duplication of large-format items will be done by the house photographer. See Print Room guidelines for details.

Use Restrictions

Permission to reproduce any Print Room holdings through publication must be obtained from:
Rights and Reproductions
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 270
Fax: (212) 579-8794

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as PR 55-3, Civil War Posters.

Related Material at the Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections

Other series of the Poster File contain similar items such as theater playbills and circus posters, book and magazine placards, war posters, and other political and cultural posters.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies of 304 Civil War posters are available in the Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.