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Guide to the Papers of Harmon Hendricks Goldstone
1906-1979 (bulk 1966-1979)
  MS 256

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Valerie Paley and Jan Hilley, with later assistance by Alison Barr.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 19, 2023
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Content Note

The papers of Harmon H. Goldstone have as their primary focus the work of New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission from 1968 until 1979. Goldstone's detailed journal record books, created during his tenure as Chairman of the panel, are included, as are Landmarks Designation Reports from 1973 through 1979. A few reports reflecting earlier work Goldstone did as a member of the City Planning Commission are also contained within the collection, his manuscript for History Preserved: New York City Landmarks and Historic Districts along with notes compiled in preparation of the manuscript. Other highlights include published books and pamphlets concerning New York City along with a number of clippings, photographs, and personal memorabilia.


The collection is arranged into the following eight series:

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  1. Series I. Journals
  2. Series II. Reports
  3. Series III. Scrapbooks
  4. Series IV. Clippings and Memorabilia
  5. Series V. Pulications, Speeches, & Indices
  6. Series VI. Books and Pamphlets
  7. Series VII. Photography
  8. Series VIII. Oversized Materials.