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Guide to the Records of the
Friends of Hopper Gibbons Underground Railroad Site
and Lamartine Place Historic District
2005-2017
 MS 3136

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Joseph Ditta

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 10, 2021
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. The collection includes occasional DVDs. These digital formats are currently restricted from use in order to ensure that the files are not accidentally corrupted. N-YHS will be developing procedures to properly handle digital media and this content will be opened in the future after those procedures are established and implemented.

Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@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

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 The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.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.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Records of the Friends of Hopper Gibbons Underground Railroad Site and Lamartine Place Historic District, MS 3136, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

The New-York Historical Society holds two typescript versions of Lucy Gibbons Morse's "Personal Recollections of the Draft Riots of 1863" in which she describes her family's experiences at 19 Lamartine Place (today's 339 West 29th Street) on July 14, 1863: AHMC - Morse, Lucy Gibbons and F128.44 .M88 Oversize.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Friends of Hopper Gibbons Underground Railroad Site and Lamartine Place Historic District, via co-chairs Julie M. Finch and Fern Luskin, 2019 (accession no. MS-2019-006).

Processing Information

Archivist Joseph Ditta arranged and described this collection in August-September 2019.