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Guide to the New York Society of the New Church Records
 MS 3210

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

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Collection processed by Lia Warner

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on October 13, 2022
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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection are stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit

Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

The collection should be cited as: New York Society of the New Church Records, MS 3210, New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

The archives of the General Church of the New Jerusalem and historical papers of New Jerusalem churches in America are held at the Swedenborg Library at Bryn Athyn College: These include the records of various local societies, including a small number of records from New York and Brooklyn found within the General Church of the New Jerusalem record group (RG.004)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials in this collection were donated to the New-York Historical Society by Christopher Bonanos in 2022. Bonanos had retrieved the discarded records from outside the New York Society of the New Church's building on 35th Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. Bonanos described the circumstances on the website Curbed

Processing Information

The collection was processed by New York University archival intern Lia Warner in 2022.