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Guide to the James G. Harbord Papers
 MS 1493

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by CUNY fellows Lauren Bailey, Karen Hammer, Jenny LeRoy, and Sophia Natasha Sunseri

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 15, 2019
Description is in English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Portions of the collection that have been microfilmed will be brought to the researcher in that format and can be made available by Interlibrary loan. Researchers on site may print out unlimited copies from microfilm reader-printer machines at per-exposure rates. See guidelines in Reading Room for details. Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.) Items that include presidential signatures will be presented to researchers in duplicate form.

Use Restrictions

This collection is owned by the New-York Historical Society. The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation Note

This collection should be cited as the James G. Harbord Papers, MS 1493, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials at the New-York Historical Society

An album of photographs from Harbord's time in Cuba, titled "Views of the province of Santiago de Cuba" is held in the Album File, PR 2, Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections.

The library's general collections holds copies of Harbord's books: Leaves from A War Diary,  The American Expeditionary Forces: its organization and accomplishments; and  The American Army in France. Also in the library's general collections are clippings relating to Harbord's career, and his collected Addresses.


Gift of James G. Harbord estate, 1950

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2016 by CUNY fellows Lauren Bailey, Karen Hammer, Jenny LeRoy, and Sophia Natasha Sunseri.