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Guide to the John Jay Papers
 MS 330

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

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Collection processed by Library staff. Finding aid by Christine George

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 01, 2022
Finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

All material that is on microfilm must be viewed in that format.

Use Restrictions

Permission to quote from this collection in a publication must be requested and granted in writing. Send permission requests, citing the name of the collection from which you wish to quote to: Manuscript Curator, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

Preferred Citation Note

This collection should be cited as the John Jay Papers, MS 330, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials Note

For related material at the New-York Historical Society, see John Jay Papers 1787-1812, shelved at BV Jay, John. The bound volumes contain the holograph draft of Federalist #64 as well as architectural drawings for the Jay Family estate in Bedford, New York. The New-York Historical Society also holds the Jay Family Papers.

More John Jay archival materials from many repositories across the country are available through Columbia University's digitized John Jay Papers project, including digitized copies of a large number documents available from the New-York Historical Society (


General Note

The John Jay Papers are availabe on microfilm for researchers at the New-York Historical Society. Whatever material that is on microfilm must be viewed in that format.

Columbia University provides a digitized version of many of John Jay's papers at The John Jay Papers is an image database and indexing tool comprised of thousands of pages scanned from photocopies of original documents gathered by the John Jay publication project staff during the 1960s and 1970s. The database is fully searchable and includes more than 750 documents from the New-York Historical Society's manuscript collections related to John Jay.