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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Board of Trustees Records

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

Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 05, 2022
Finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society
Title: New-York Historical Society Board of Trustees records
Dates [inclusive]: 1939-1959
Abstract: In November 1937, a by-law change resulted in the creation of an independent Board of Trustees as the governing body of N-YHS. The New-York Historical Society Board of Trustee records (NYHS-RG 18) primarily includes the materials related to Board meetings, including agendas, minutes, committee reports, various documents distributed at the meetings, and some working files from 1939 forward. Records through 1959 are open for research; records after 1959 are currently restricted.
Quantity: 4.5 Linear feet in 7 document boxes and 10 bound volumes (of unrestricted material)
Location: Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: NYHS-RG 18
Sponsor: This record group was processed as part of the 2015-2016 N-YHS Institutional Archives project, made possible by a generous grant from the Leon Levy Foundation.