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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Management Committee Records

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

© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 24, 2017
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society. Executive Committee.
Creator: New-York Historical Society.
Title: New-York Historical Society management committee records
Dates: 1804-1938
Abstract: The New-York Historical Society management committee records group includes records associated with the organization’s governance structure of 1804-1937. The record group includes minute books from the meetings of the Society’s members (1804-1937) and from the meetings of the Executive Committee (1842-1937), as well as from other committees and the first year (1938) of the newly-constituted Board of Trustees. The record group also includes files of so-called official papers, which include ad hoc committee reports, draft annual reports, correspondence, financial information, membership nominations, and other material directly related to the proceedings of the Society and Executive Committee meetings.
Quantity: 15.0 Linear feet in 31 volumes, 25 document boxes, and three oversize folders
Language of Materials Note: The materials are in English.
Call Phrase: NYHS-RG 1
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.