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Guide to the Cass Gilbert Papers and Architectural Drawings
1883-1952 (Bulk 1900-1934)
 PR 21

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


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Maurita Baldock with assistance by Kerri Anne Burke.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 16, 2021
The finding aid is in English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact printroom@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.

Use Restrictions

Taking images of documents from the library collections for reference purposes by using hand-held cameras and in accordance with the library's photography guidelines is encouraged. As an alternative, patrons may request up to 20 images per day from staff.

Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, rightsandrepro@nyhistory.org. Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit: https://www.nyhistory.org/about/rights-reproductions

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Cass Gilbert Collection, PR 021, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

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

Photographs of many Cass Gilbert projects can be found in the Geographic File, PR20. A photograph of the dinner thrown by F.W. Woolworth in Cass Gilbert's honor can be found in the Portrait File, PR52, under Groups, Commercial, in Large Format. There is also a photograph of Cass Gilbert and his family in the Portrait File, PR 52, under "G" in Medium Format.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Cass Gilbert Jr. and Emily Gilbert, 1956 and 1957.