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Guide to the James R. Dumpson Papers
circa 1922-2015
 MS 3078

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Joseph Ditta

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 05, 2019
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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

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 The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder. Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to 20 exposures of stable, unbound material per day.

Note that the audiovisual material in Series IX is restricted due to its fragility and because the New-York Historical Society lacks the necessary playback equipment.

Preferred Citation

The collection should be cited as: James R. Dumpson Papers, MS 3078, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

The Fordham University Library Archives holds a significant collection of James R. Dumpson's papers (11 linear feet in 13 boxes). As of this writing (March 2019), Fordham's online finding aid [] is not functioning, but a copy saved by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine remains visible. (Paper copies may also be found in the present, New-York Historical Society, collection, in box 6, folder 14.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jeree Wade, daughter of James R. Dumpson, 2017.

Processing Information

Archivist Joseph Ditta arranged and described this collection in January-March 2019.