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Guide to the McKim Mead and White Architectural Records
circa 1875-1950
 PR 42

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

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers by appointment. Appointments must be scheduled in advance by contacting the Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections at

Most of the collection is stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact 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.

Conditions Governing Use

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, 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:

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: McKim, Mead and White Architectural Records, PR 42, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, New-York Historical Society.

Related Collections at the New-York Historical Society

The personal papers of Stanford White are held by the Library's Department of Manuscripts.

Related Materials at Other Institutions

Additional McKim, Mead and White drawings and photographs are held by Columbia University's Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library.

Charles Follen McKim's papers are held by the Library of Congress' manuscript division.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift from Lawrence Grant White, Stanford White's son, in 1950, with additions from Mrs. James Kellum Smith in 1968.