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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Librarian Dorothy C. Barck Records
1921-1954
 NYHS-RG 19

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Creator: New-York Historical Society.
Title: New-York Historical Society Librarian Dorothy C. Barck records
Dates: 1921-1954
Abstract: The New-York Historical Society Librarian Dorothy C. Barck record group primarily contains correspondence between Barck and patrons or members of N-YHS concerning research inquiries. The correspondence includes both incoming and outgoing letters from many amateur historians and genealogists. Some correspondence relates to Barck’s duties as Editor, as head of the library, and to her involvement with professional organizations of librarians and archivists. The record group also includes annual reports, forms, statistics, offers from book dealers and sellers, and logbooks of reference inquiries.
Quantity: 11.5 Linear feet in 26 document boxes and one box of cards.
Call Phrase: NYHS-RG 19
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.