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

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


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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 1933-1935 Correspondence. A

Scope and Contents Note

Principal correspondents: Frank C. Ayres of the Business Historical Society concerning Barck's article for its Bulletin, and other matters.

1933-1935
Box: 1 Folder : 2 1933-1935 Correspondence. BA-BEC
1933-1935
Box: 1 Folder : 3 1933-1935 Correspondence. BEE-BV

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Frequent correspondents include Clarence W. Bowen and M.V. Brewington.

1933-1935
Box: 1 Folder : 4-6 1933-1935 Correspondence. C (3 folders)
1933-1935
Box: 1 Folder : 7 1933-1935 Correspondence. D-E
1933-1935
Box: 1 Folder : 8 1933-1935 Correspondence. F

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Includes correspondence with DeLancey W. Fiske about exhibitions held from May 1934 to December 1935.

1933-1935
Box: 1 Folder : 9 1933-1935 Correspondence. G

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Frequent correspondent: Arthur C. Gerow.

1933-1935
Box: 1 Folder : 10-11 1933-1935 Correspondence. H (2 folders)
1933-1935
Box: 2 Folder : 1 1933-1935 Correspondence. I-J
1933-1935
Box: 2 Folder : 2 1933-1935 Correspondence. K
1933-1935
Box: 2 Folder : 3 1933-1935 Correspondence. L
1933-1935
Box: 2 Folder : 4 1933-1935 Correspondence. MC

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Frequent correspondent: Richard C. McKay.

1933-1935
Box: 2 Folder : 5-6 1933-1935 Correspondence. M (2 folders)
1933-1935
Box: 2 Folder : 7 1933-1935 Correspondence. N

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Frequent correspondents include Captain D.W. Knox of the Office of Naval Records and Library and the New York Public Library.

1933-1935
Box: 2 Folder : 8 1933-1935 Correspondence. O-P

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Frequent correspondent: S. H. P. Pell.

1933-1935
Box: 2 Folder : 9-10 1933-1935 Correspondence. Q-R (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents include William F. Reeves and Wallace Reid. Includes correspondence with William F. Reeves about the publication of his book and the foreword he wrote for it.

1933-1935
Box: 3 Folder : 1-2 1933-1935 Correspondence. S (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: George A. Slater.

1933-1935
Box: 3 Folder : 3 1933-1935 Correspondence. T-U
1933-1935
Box: 3 Folder : 4 1933-1935 Correspondence. V
1933-1935
Box: 3 Folder : 5-6 1933-1935 Correspondence. W (2 folders)

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Notable correspondent is Alexander J. Wall, writing Barck as he traveled in Europe, and T.R. Goodwin and others from Colonial Williamsburg regarding Barck's visit there. Frequent correspondents include Donald Wallace, Philip L. Watkins, and Stanley T. Williams.

1933-1935
Box: 3 Folder : 7 1933-1935 Correspondence. Y-Z

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Frequent correspondents include Florence E. Youngs.

1933-1935
Box: 3 Folder : 8 1933-1935 Correspondence. Misc. A-Z
1933-1935
Box: 3 Folder : 9 1936 Correspondence. A
1936
Box: 3 Folder : 10 1936 Correspondence. B
1936
Box: 3 Folder : 11 1936 Correspondence. C-D
1936
Box: 3 Folder : 12 1936 Correspondence. E-G
1936
Box: 3 Folder : 13 1936 Correspondence. H

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Richard Hyer.

1936
Box: 3 Folder : 14 1936 Correspondence. J-L

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Frequent correspondent: George B. Kinkead, chaplain of the College of Preachers at Cathedral Close.

1936
Box: 4 Folder : 1 1936 Correspondence. M
1936
Box: 4 Folder : 2 1936 Correspondence. N-P

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Frequent correspondent: Stephen H. P. Pell.

1936
Box: 4 Folder : 3 1936 Correspondence. Q-R
1936
Box: 4 Folder : 4 1936 Correspondence. S-V
1936
Box: 4 Folder : 5 1936 Correspondence. W-Y

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Frequent correspondents: J. C. Webster of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and Florence E. Youngs.

1936
Box: 4 Folder : 6-7 1937-1939 Correspondence. A (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Albert "The Answer Man" Mitchell and the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society.

1937-1939
Box: 4 Folder : 8 1937-1939 Correspondence. BA-BENN

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Frequent correspondents include Helen Baldwin and Lockwood Barr.

1937-1939
Box: 4 Folder : 9-11 1937-1939 Correspondence. BENS-BU (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Arthur D. Benson and M. V. Brewington. Includes News Bulletin for the American Immigration Conference Board dated July 1939.

1937-1939
Box: 4 Folder : 12-13 1937-1939 Correspondence. C (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: William Bell Clark.

1937-1939
Box: 5 Folder : 1 1937-1939 Correspondence. D
1937-1939
Box: 5 Folder : 2 1937-1939 Correspondence. E

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Frequent correspondent: George Simpson Eddy.

1937-1939
Box: 5 Folder : 3 1937-1939 Correspondence. F
1937-1939
Box: 5 Folder : 4-5 1937-1939 Correspondence. G (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Arthur C. Gerow.

1937-1939
Box: 5 Folder : 6-8 1937-1939 Correspondence. H (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Read B. Harding and Richard Hyer of the Hyer Family Association for Genealogical Research.

1937-1939
Box: 5 Folder : 9 1937-1939 Correspondence. Ide, John Jay

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Contains correspondence related to the publishing by N-YHS of John Jay Ide's The Portraits of John Jay, a volume in the John Divine Jones Fund series.

1937-1939
Box: 5 Folder : 10-11 1937-1939 Correspondence. I-J (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Stuart W. Jackson and William Bridges Johnson.

1937-1939
Box: 5 Folder : 12-13 1937-1939 Correspondence. K (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Fiske Kimball and George Blackburn Kinkead of the College of Preachers.

1937-1939
Box: 5 Folder : 14 1937-1939 Correspondence. L
1937-1939
Box: 6 Folder : 1-3 1937-1939 Correspondence. M (3 folders)
1937-1939
Box: 6 Folder : 4 1937-1939 Correspondence. Morgan, John Hill

Scope and Contents Note

Includes correspondence relating to the publication by N-YHS of John Hill Morgan's Gilbert Stuart and His Pupils, a volume of the John Divine Jones Fund series.

1937-1939
Box: 6 Folder : 5-6 1937-1939 Correspondence. N (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Edward P. Alexander, Director of the New York State Historical Association, Hugh M. Flick of the University of the State of New York, and Robert Livingston Nicholson. Includes a review written by Barck of the book Brooklyn Village, 1816-1834.

1937-1939
Box: 6 Folder : 7-8 1937-1939 Correspondence. O-P (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Charles W. Pettit, State of Delaware, State Tax Department.

1937-1939
Box: 6 Folder : 9-11 1937-1939 Correspondence. Q-R (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Helen Wilkinson Reynolds.

1937-1939
Box: 6 Folder : 12-13 1937-1939 Correspondence. SA-SL (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Storrs Henry Seeley.

1937-1939
Box: 6 Folder : 14-15 1937-1939 Correspondence. SM-SW (2 folders)

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Notable correspondence: the Society of American Archivists sent materials relating to the Society's early events and activities, and to their inaugural meeting, which Barck attended; letter from Congressman Foster Stearns of New Hampshire regarding a constituent's inquiry.

1937-1939
Box: 7 Folder : 1 1937-1939 Correspondence. T

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Frequent correspondents: Kendall B. Taft and Colin Simkin of The Travelers Insurance Company.

1937-1939
Box: 7 Folder : 2 1937-1939 Correspondence. U-V
1937-1939
Box: 7 Folder : 3-4 1937-1939 Correspondence. W (2 folders)
1937-1939
Box: 7 Folder : 5 1937-1939 Correspondence. Y-Z

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Frequent correspondent: Florence E. Youngs.

1937-1939
Box: 7 Folder : 6 1940-1941 Correspondence. A-B

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Includes minutes of the February 17, 1941, Board of Trustees meeting of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society.

1940-1941
Box: 7 Folder : 7-8 1940-1941 Correspondence. C-L (2 folders)
1940-1941
Box: 7 Folder : 9-10 1940-1941 Correspondence. M-N (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Captain D. W. Knox of the Office of Naval Records and Library, Navy Department; and Robert Livingston Nicholson.

1940-1941
Box: 7 Folder : 11 1940-1941 Correspondence. O-P
1940-1941
Box: 7 Folder : 12-13 1940-1941 Correspondence. Q-S (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes four Schrafft's press releases from 1941 and materials related to the events and activities of the Society of American Archivists (SAA), in particular the annual meetings.

1940-1941
Box: 7 Folder : 14-15 1940-1941 Correspondence. T-Z (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Captain H. A. Baldridge, Curator, United States Naval Academy.

1940-1941
Box: 8 Folder : 1-2 1940-1941 Correspondence. Misc. A-Z (2 folders)

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Includes outgoing correspondence only, primarily related to reference questions, some editing and personal correspondence.

1939-1941
Box: 8 Folder : 3-5 1942-1945 Correspondence. A (3 folders)

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Includes a list of "notable" acquisitions from 1943-1944 which was sent to the Board of the American Libraries Association. Frequent correspondents: Clarence S. Brigham, director of the American Antiquarian Society, and Bruce "The Answer Man" Chapman.

1942-1945
Box: 8 Folder : 6-8 1942-1945 Correspondence. BA-BL (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Lockwood Barr and Douglas C. McMurtrie, Editor in Chief of the Bibliography of American Imprints. Includes correspondence related to the hiring of E. Marie Becker as a reference librarian.

1942-1945
Box: 8 Folder : 9-11 1942-1945 Correspondence. BO-BY (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Rowena Morrison Buffington.

1942-1945
Box: 8 Folder : 12-13 1942-1945 Correspondence. CA-CLA (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: William Bell Clark. Includes a letter to Gerald Carson over Director Vail's signature summarizing the history and contributions of the Field Exploration Committee.

1942-1945
Box: 9 Folder : 1-2 1942-1945 Correspondence. CLE-CU (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Hayward Cleveland.

1942-1945
Box: 9 Folder : 3-5 1942-1945 Correspondence. D (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Mrs. Lincoln A. Osborn of the Manhattan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and John Ross Delafield.

1942-1945
Box: 9 Folder : 6 1942-1945 Correspondence. Drake, PFC Robert J.

Scope and Contents Note

Correspondence with PFC Robert J. Drake primarily about his research with and publication of the journal of John P. Bannon.

1942-1945
Box: 9 Folder : 7 1942-1945 Correspondence. E

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Includes correspondence with Eugene M. Ettenberg of the Gallery Press concerning proofs of the bookplate for the Leonidas Westervelt Jenny Lind Collection.

1940-1946
Box: 9 Folder : 8-9 1942-1945 Correspondence. F (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: Charles Edey Fay, Stuyvesant Fish, and Ethelwyn Manning, Librarian at the Frick Art Reference Library.

1942-1945
Box: 9 Folder : 10-12 1942-1945 Correspondence. G (3 folders)
1942-1945
Box: 9 Folder : 13 1942-1945 Correspondence. George Grady Press

Scope and Contents Note

Correspondence focusing primarily on Bulletin and Annual Report publications.

1942-1945
Box: 10 Folder : 1-2 1942-1945 Correspondence. HA-HAY (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Clifford K. Shipton of Harvard University. Includes correspondence with Henry O. Havemeyer concerning his donation of papers from the Imperial Mexican Consulate during the time of Emperor Maximilian.

1942-1945
Box: 10 Folder : 3-5 1942-1945 Correspondence. HE-HY (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Lt. j.g. H. Maxson Holloway (N-YHS Museum Curator serving in the Navy), Richard J. Hooker, and Herbert Barber Howe (concerning his gift of the John Moffat Howe papers and other items).

1942-1945
Box: 10 Folder : 6-7 1942-1945 Correspondence. I-J (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: Frances Irvin, and Stuart Wells Jackson.

1942-1945
Box: 10 Folder : 8-9 1942-1945 Correspondence. KA-KI (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Rev. George B. Kinkead. Includes reference inquiries from Pvt. Lincoln Kirstein.

1942-1945
Box: 10 Folder : 10 1942-1945 Correspondence. KL-KU

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Frequent correspondents: Mary L. Knowlton and her daughters Dorothy, Florence and Jean.

1942-1945
Box: 10 Folder : 11 1942-1945 Correspondence. LA-LE
1942-1945
Box: 10 Folder : 12-13 1942-1945 Correspondence. LI-LY (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: many different people associated with the Library of Congress, and Stewart McClelland and others from Lincoln Memorial University.

1942-1945
Box: 11 Folder : 1-2 1942-1945 Correspondence. MC-MAY (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Commander L. McCormick-Goodhart, Thomas Ollive Mabbott, Mrs. Charles Lester Marlatt, and William D. Hoyt, Jr of the Maryland Historical Society.

1942-1945
Box: 11 Folder : 3-4 1942-1945 Correspondence. ME-MI (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Jesse Merritt, County Historian in Nassau County.

1941-1945
Box: 11 Folder : 5-6 1942-1945 Correspondence. MO-MY (2 folders)

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Includes a large amount of correspondence from John Hill Morgan dating from 1939-1944.

1939-1945
Box: 11 Folder : 7 1942-1945 Correspondence. NA-New Jersey
1942-1945
Box: 11 Folder : 8-9 1942-1945 Correspondence. New York-NO (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Edna L. Jacobsen of the New York State Library and Robert Livingston Nicholson.

1942-1945
Box: 11 Folder : 10-11 1942-1945 Correspondence. O (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Beecher Ogden.

1942-1945
Box: 11 Folder : 12-14 1942-1945 Correspondence. P-Q (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: S. K. Stevens, State Historian with the Pennsylvania Historical Commission.

1942-1945
Box: 12 Folder : 1-3 1942-1945 Correspondence. R (3 folders)

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Includes a sample of Oak #13 from the Library Bureau division of Remington Rand. Frequent correspondents: Helen Wilkinson Reynolds of the Dutchess County Historical Society, Harriet M. Richards, and A. J. H. Richardson.

1942-1945
Box: 12 Folder : 4-6 1942-1945 Correspondence. SA-SE (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: William Sawitzky and E. Gibert Schermerhorn.

1942-1945
Box: 12 Folder : 7-8 1942-1945 Correspondence. SH-SN (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Emily E. F. Skeel and Thomas E. Snook.

1942-1945
Box: 12 Folder : 9-10 1942-1945 Correspondence. SO-SP (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes correspondence and a draft program related to the planning of the 1944 Society of American Archivists (SAA) annual meeting, which was faced with difficulties related to the war. Includes correspondence and material related to the activites of the Special Libraries Association and to Barck's involvement in the Committee on Microfilming and Documentation.

1942-1945
Box: 12 Folder : 11 1942-1945 Correspondence. ST-SZ
1942-1946
Box: 12 Folder : 12-13 1942-1945 Correspondence. TA-TH (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Kendall B. Taft (concerning his article on a poem by Halleck in the Bulletin of April 1943), Ruth E. Thomas, and Charles E. Thorn. Includes a letter from Ted Tempest expressing his surprise and pleasure that some of his World War II letters to friends had become part of N-YHS's collection.

1942-1945
Box: 13 Folder : 1-2 1942-1945 Correspondence. TI-TU (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Patricia M. Tutchings, primarily concerning her donation of photographs taken by her father, Pirie MacDonald.

1942-1945
Box: 13 Folder : 3-4 1942-1945 Correspondence. U (2 folders)

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Notable correspondent: R. W. G. Vail. Frequent correspondent: Captain H. A. Baldridge of the U. S. Naval Academy Museum.

1942-1945
Box: 13 Folder : 5 1942-1945 Correspondence. V

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Frequent correspondents: Bayard Verplanck and Victor W. von Hagen.

1942-1945
Box: 13 Folder : 6-7 1942-1945 Correspondence. WA-WAT (2 folders)

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Notable correspondent: Alexander Wall. Frequent correspondent: William F. Ward. Includes correspondence concerning N-YHS's solicitation from businesses, government agencies, and others of World War II-related posters.

1942-1945
Box: 13 Folder : 8-9 1942-1945 Correspondence. WE-WIL (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes a large amount of correspondence from the H. W. Wilson Company, dating 1940-1944.

1940-1945
Box: 13 Folder : 10-11 1942-1945 Correspondence. Wegelin, Oscar (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes the outgoing correspondence of N-YHS bibliographer Oscar Wegelin, primarily reference questions and questions about the holdings of the N-YHS. Frequent correspondents: Clarence S. Brigham with the American Antiquarian Society, Nelson B. Gaskill, Charles F. Heartman, Elmer T. Hutchinson, Thomas Ollive Mabbott, Sanford A. Moss, R. W. G. Vail, and Thomas Streeter.

1940-46
Box: 13 Folder : 12-13 1942-1945 Correspondence. WIM-WY (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Helen M. Wright.

1942-1945
Box: 13 Folder : 14 1942-1945 Correspondence. Y-Z

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Notable correspondent: George Zabriskie.

1942-1945
Box: 13 Folder : 15 1942-1945 Correspondence. Misc. A-Z

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Includes an offer by the Earl of Southesk to sell papers relating to Andrew Elliot, the last Governor General of New York. Includes request by N-YHS to mount advertisements ("car cards") in select subway lines.

1939-1944
Box: 14 Folder : 1-2 1946-1953 Correspondence. Misc. A-Z (2 folders)
1946-1953
Box: 14 Folder : 3-4 1946-1953 Correspondence. American, etc. (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Lawrence Vail Coleman, Director of the American Association of Museums, and Norman E. Webster of the American Institute of Accountants' Committee on History. Includes documents related to the American Heritage Foundation's Freedom Train. This Train traveled 33,000 miles in 1947-1948 with documents related to freedom in this country. Included in this folder is a press release and a list of documents that travelled with the train. Also includes a 1949 questionnaire from the American Historical Association about the arrangement and use of manuscript collections. The questionnaire is mostly completed with short answers.

1946-1953
Box: 14 Folder : 5-6 1946-1953 Correspondence. A-AN (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes list of materials from the library of Charles A. Hanna donated by his daughters.

1946-1953
Box: 14 Folder : 7 1946-1953 Correspondence. American Antiquarian Society

Scope and Contents Note

All correspondence to or from the American Antiquarian Society. The two most frequent correspondents are Clifford K. Shipton, Librarian, and Clarence S. Brigham, Director.

1946-1953
Box: 14 Folder : 8-10 1946-1953 Correspondence. American Association for State and Local History (3 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes correspondence, programs, and other materials related to the AASLH. Includes a program for the 1952 Annual Meeting at which Barck was part of a panel entitled "A Round Table Discussion of 'American Heritage.'"

1944-1953
Box: 14 Folder : 11-12 1946-1953 Correspondence. American Fur Co. Papers (microfilming) (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes correspondence related to the project of microfilming the American Fur Company Papers. The Papers are on 37 reels and the cost was split between several libraries.

1946-1953
Box: 14 Folder : 13 1946-1953 Correspondence. AP-AZ
1946-1953
Box: 14 Folder : 14-16 1946-1953 Correspondence. BA (3 folders)
1946-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 1-2 1946-1953 Correspondence. BE (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Watson B. Berry. Notable correspondent: W. Phoenix Belknap, Jr.

1945-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 3 1946-1953 Correspondence. BI-BL
1946-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 4-6 1946-1953 Correspondence. BO-BR (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Edgar Ewing Brandon and Aneita Doty Brown.

1945-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 7-8 1946-1953 Correspondence. BU-BY (2 folders)
1946-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 9-10 1946-1953 Correspondence. CA-CE (2 folders)
1946-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 11-12 1946-1953 Correspondence. CH-CL (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: WIlliam Bell Clark.

1946-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 13-15 1946-1953 Correspondence. CO (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Bartlett Cowdrey and Isabella Vache Cox. Includes letter from Barck to John A. Krout of Columbia University explaining N-YHS's policy of restricting undergraduate access to manuscripts.

1942-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 16-17 1946-1953 Correspondence. CR-CZ (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: T. Cruger Cuyler.

1946-1953
Box: 16 Folder : 1-2 1946-1953 Correspondence. DA (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Curtis Carroll Davis and Richard Beale Davis.

1946-1953
Box: 16 Folder : 3-4 1946-1953 Correspondence. DE (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Brigadier General John Ross Delafield and Gertrude Brinckle, Librarian of the Historical Society of Delaware.

1946-1953
Box: 16 Folder : 5-6 1946-1953 Correspondence. DI-DR (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Howard N. Doughty. Includes materials related to Barck's brief radio appearance in 1953 to encourage Congress to allocate funds for the restoration of Castle Clinton. The materials are a letter confirming the recording time, a speech and a play about Castle Clinton by Doris Weininger.

1945-1953
Box: 16 Folder : 7-8 1946-1953 Correspondence. DU-DY (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Margaret L. Kane for Pierre S. duPont.

1946-1954
Box: 16 Folder : 9-11 1946-1953 Correspondence. E (3 folders)
1946-1953
Box: 16 Folder : 12-13 1946-1953 Correspondence. FA-FL (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: William Webb, librarian with the Flint Public Library.

1945-1953
Box: 16 Folder : 14-15 1946-1953 Correspondence. FO-FY (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Ira J. Friedman.

1946-1953
Box: 16 Folder : 16-18 1946-1953 Correspondence. GA-GO (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Joseph Gavit, Rodman Gilder, Mrs. Louis A. Gillet, and M. J. Walsh of Goodspeed's Book Shop.

1946-1953
Box: 17 Folder : 1-2 1946-1953 Correspondence. GR-GZ (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Bruce Grant. Includes some correspondence from art historian George Groce.

1946-1954
Box: 17 Folder : 3 1946-1953 Correspondence. HA-HAM
1946-1953
Box: 17 Folder : 4-5 1946-1953 Correspondence. HAN-HAZ (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Alfred J. Hanna of Rollins College, Clifford K. Shipton of Harvard College Library, and Odell S. Hathaway. Includes a description of the Charles A. Hanna collection, with a list of books returned to the donors (see also folder HO for Mrs. W. Huntting Howell), and a list of books and manuscripts from Henry O. Havemeyer in 1945.

1946-1953
Box: 17 Folder : 6-7 1946-1953 Correspondence. HE (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Erik Heyl.

1943-1954
Box: 17 Folder : 8 1946-1953 Correspondence. HI

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Frequent correspondent: Nicholas B. Wainwright, Assistant Librarian at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

1946-1953
Box: 17 Folder : 9-11 1946-1953 Correspondence. HO (3 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Henry B. Hoffman, H. Maxson Holloway, Director of the Saginaw Museum, Sarah C. W. Hoppin, Dr. G. L. Howe, and Herbert Barber Howe.

1942-1953
Box: 17 Folder : 12 1946-1953 Correspondence. HU-HY
1946-1952
Box: 17 Folder : 13-14 1946-1953 Correspondence. Hyer, Richard (2 folders)

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Contains correspondence between Barck and Richard Hyer concerning his genealogical research.

1941-1952
Box: 18 Folder : 1 1946-1953 Correspondence. I
1946-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 2 1946-1953 Correspondence. JA-JL

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Frequent correspondent: Stuart Wells Jackson.

1946-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 3 1946-1953 Correspondence. Jackson, Frank L.

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Contains correspondence primarily about Jackson's various gifts to the library.

1945-1951
Box: 18 Folder : 4 1946-1953 Correspondence. JO-JZ
1946-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 5 1946-1953 Correspondence. KA-KE

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Includes a letter to Katherine C. Kane in which Barck, based on research in the New York Commercial Advertiser, identifies the ten lecturers who spoke in 1852-53 as a benefit for the N-YHS Building Fund.

1946-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 6 1946-1953 Correspondence. KI-KO

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Frequent correspondent: Bernhard Knollenberg.

1946-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 7 1946-1953 Correspondence. Kinkead, George B.

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Primarily outgoing correspondence from Barck to Reverend Dr. George B. Kinkead answering reference and genealogical questions.

1945-1949
Box: 18 Folder : 8 1946-1953 Correspondence. Knowlton, Mrs. Dexter A.

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Primarily personal correspondence between Barck and Mary L. (Mrs. Dexter A.) Knowlton until Knowlton's death in 1951. Includes a letter from Knowlton's daughter, Dorothy, informing Barck of her mother's death.

1946-1951
Box: 18 Folder : 9 1946-1953 Correspondence. KR-KZ

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Frequent correspondent: Gracie B. Krum.

1946-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 10 1946-1953 Correspondence. LA

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Frequent correspondent: Bella C. Landauer.

1944-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 11-12 1946-1953 Correspondence. LE-LI (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Edwin D. LeRoy.

1946-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 13 1946-1953 Correspondence. LL-LY
1946-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 14-15 1946-1953 Correspondence. MC-MAC (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Alice Peake MacNiece, and L. McCormick-Goodhart.

1946-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 16 1946-1953 Correspondence. MA-MAQ
1946-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 1-2 1946-1953 Correspondence. MAR-MAZ (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondent: Charles Arthur Mauer.

1943-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 3-4 1946-1953 Correspondence. ME (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Arthur H. Merritt and Jesse Merritt, Nassau County Historian.

1943-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 5-6 1946-1953 Correspondence. MI (2 folders)

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Frequent correspondents: Charles Trinder Middlebrook and Arthur P. Miller.

1944-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 7 1946-1953 Correspondence. MO

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Frequent correspondent: Anne McDonnell, Assistant Librarian at the Historical Society of Montana.

1943-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 8 1946-1953 Correspondence. MU-MY
1944-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 9 1946-1953 Correspondence. NA-NE

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Includes the April 1950 edition of Program Notes for Women's Clubs, a publication by the National Association of Manufacturers for women who plan and lead programs.

1942-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 10 1946-1953 Correspondence. New Jersey

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Includes an evaluation on an intern and a packet from the New Jersey College for Women, titled "Instructions for Observation on Field Work."

1946-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 11 1946-1953 Correspondence. New York City. Misc.

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Arthur S. Maynard of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.

1946-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 12 1946-1953 Correspondence. New York State Historical Association

Scope and Contents Note

Contains personal correspondence and reference questions between Barck and the staff at the New York State Historical Association, in particular James Taylor Dunn, Janet MacFarlane, and Mary E. Cunningham.

1946-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 13 1946-1953 Correspondence. New York State Library

Scope and Contents Note

Included is correspondence related to the publication of a list of Fourth of July orations, and the N-YHS sent a list of the orations they own for this publication. Also included is some correspondence and a newspaper clipping about the Freedom Train.

1946-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 14 1946-1953 Correspondence. New York State. Misc.
1945-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 15 1946-1953 Correspondence. Nicholson, Robert Livingston

Scope and Contents Note

Includes personal correspondence and letters from Barck thanking Nicholson for his many small gifts to the N-YHS.

1946-1953
Box: 19 Folder : 16 1946-1953 Correspondence. NI-NY
1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 1 1946-1953 Correspondence. OA-OQ

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: Herbert R. Odell and Maud O'Neil. Notable correspondent: Bartlett Cowdrey, representing the Old Print Shop and George C.D. Odell.

1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 2 1946-1953 Correspondence. Ogden, Beecher

Scope and Contents Note

Primarily correspondence between Barck and Ogden about his many gifts of amateur periodicals, some personal correspondence.

1946-1951
Box: 20 Folder : 3 1946-1953 Correspondence. OR-OZ

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Marion F. Overton.

1944-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 4 1946-1953 Correspondence. PA

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: John E. Parsons.

1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 5 1946-1953 Correspondence. PE

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Stephen H. P. Pell (see also folder FO-FY for Fort Ticonderoga Museum).

1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 6 1946-1953 Correspondence. Pennsylvania

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Steve K. Stevens, State Historian, Pennsylvania.

1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 7 1946-1953 Correspondence. PF-PL
1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 8 1946-1953 Correspondence. PO-Q

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Clyde H. Porter.

1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 9 1946-1953 Correspondence. Princeton

Scope and Contents Note

Primarily reference requests from Princeton staff, most frequently: Julian P. Boyd, editor of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Lyman H. Butterfield, and Mina R. Bryan.

1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 10-11 1946-1953 Correspondence. RA-RE (2 folders)
1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 12 1946-1953 Correspondence. RH-RI

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Ellen G. Rionda.

1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 13-14 1946-1953 Correspondence. RO (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Francis Rogers. Notable correspondent: Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

1944-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 15 1946-1953 Correspondence. RU-RY
1946-1953
Box: 20 Folder : 16-17 1946-1953 Correspondence. SA (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Dorothy W. Knepper, Director, San Jacinto Museum of History Association.

1945-1953
Box: 21 Folder : 1-2 1946-1953 Correspondence. SC (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: William B. Efner, City Historian, Schenectady, Major E. Gilbert Schermerhorn, and H. Philip Schuyler.

1943-1956
Box: 21 Folder : 3 1946-1953 Correspondence. SE

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Storrs Henry Seeley. Includes materials related to the transfer of the Seventh Regiment library to the New-York Historical Society.

1946-1953
Box: 21 Folder : 4-5 1946-1953 Correspondence. SH-SL (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: Theodore Sizer of the Yale University Art Gallery and Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.

1943-1954
Box: 21 Folder : 6 1946-1953 Correspondence. SM-SN

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Abel I. Smith, Jr. Notable correspondent: Mary Bartlett Cowdrey, Curator, Smith College Museum of Art.

1946-1953
Box: 21 Folder : 7 1946-1953 Correspondence. SO-SP
1946-1953
Box: 21 Folder : 8 1946-1953 Correspondence. Special Libraries Association

Scope and Contents Note

Includes material related to the Special Libraries Association and Barck's involvement in that group, including her activities as Archives Chairman and Chairman of the Museum Group. Also included is a copy of the Special Libraries Assocation Constitution and By-Laws, with proposed changes; minutes of the Advisory Council Meeting on April 26, 1950; 1949 Bulletin for the Museum Group; the March 1949 issue of the New York Chapter News of the Special Libraries Association, including the program for their Spring Institute meeting on March 25 and 26 of 1949; the May 1949 Bulletin for the Geography and Map Group; and a copy of the Survey on the Storage of Microfilm in Libraries of the New York City Area, distributed by the Committee on Microfilming and Documentation, 1943-44.

1943-1953
Box: 21 Folder : 9-10 1946-1953 Correspondence. SQ-STI (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes a partially completed list of theatre-related materials at the New-York Historical Society in response to a survey sent by Clifford E. Hamar, Acting Instructor at Stanford University. Frequent correspondent: Allan Forbes, President of the State Street Trust Company, and Madeleine B. Stern.

1942-1953
Box: 21 Folder : 11-12 1946-1953 Correspondence. STO-SZ (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Included is the Abbreviated List of some of the California Gold Rush Pieces Printed in 1849 and 1850 in the TWS Collection. Frequent correspondent: George Hammond Sullivan.

1944-1953
Box: 21 Folder : 13 1946-1953 Correspondence. TA-TE

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: Robert Taft.

1946-1953
Box: 21 Folder : 14 1946-1953 Correspondence. TH

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondent: W. Stephen Thomas, Director, Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences.

1946-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 1-2 1946-1953 Correspondence. TI-TY (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Notable correspondent: Helen Turner. Also included is an image of Turner's painting of her studio at Cragsmoor.

1942-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 3 1946-1953 Correspondence. U

Scope and Contents Note

Included is "The Problem of Periodical Storage in Libraries: A Possible Solution with a List of Current Periodicals Available on Microfilm for the Cost of Binding," published by University Microfilms in April 1950.

1946-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 4 1946-1953 Correspondence. University
1946-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 5 1946-1953 Correspondence. U. S. A. -- Misc.

Scope and Contents Note

Includes a letter from Vail to General Dwight D. Eisenhower requesting WWII materials to be sent to N-YHS.

1946-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 6 1946-1953 Correspondence. U. S. A. Naval -- Misc.

Scope and Contents Note

Includes correspondence, memos, and other materials related to N-YHS's attempt to collect naval materials from the US Navy to add to their Naval History collection.

1946-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 7-8 1946-1953 Correspondence. V (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: E. J. Van Lennep, Florence Van Rensselaer, Dorothy A. Plum, bibliographer at Vassar College Library, Bayard Verplanck, and Victor W. von Hagen.

1943-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 9-10 1946-1953 Correspondence. WA (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: Paul A. W. Wallace of Lebanon Valley College and Myrtle V. Newton of the Wayne County Historical Society.

1944-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 11-12 1946-1953 Correspondence. WE (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: Norman E. Webster, with the American Institute of Accountants, Harry B. Weiss with the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, and Leonidas Westervelt.

1946-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 13-14 1946-1953 Correspondence. WH-WI (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: C. E. H. Whitlock, Mrs. Gordon Wightman, Edith Wilkinson, and Hermann Warner Williams, Jr. with the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

1946-1953
Box: 22 Folder : 15-16 1946-1953 Correspondence. WO-WY (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: Mrs. A. K. (W. B.) Wolcott, Charles Lennox Wright, Helen R. Wright, and Harry S. Douglass, the Wyoming County Historian.

1946-1953
Box: 23 Folder : 1 1946-1953 Correspondence. Y

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: Donald G. Wing and Mary C. Withington, both with the Yale University Library.

1942-1953
Box: 23 Folder : 2 1946-1953 Correspondence. Z

Scope and Contents Note

Notable correspondents: George A. Zabriskie.

1946-1953
Box: 23 Folder : 3 1946-1953 Correspondence. Misc. A-Z, 1947

Scope and Contents Note

All incoming correspondence, half of which is addressed to Mr. Carlson, a fellow N-YHS employee. The content is about copies made by the N-YHS and the payments associated.

1946-1953
Box: 23 Folder : 4 American Association for State and Local History, 1940

Scope and Contents Note

Minutes associated with the first meetings of the AASLH, when Barck was acting secretary-treasurer. Included are the minutes for the 36th Annual Meeting of the Conference of State and Local Historical Societies, 1940, during which the AASLH was established. Also includes C. C. Crittenden's call to action of April 1940, the impetus for the formation of the new organization.

1940
Box: 23 Folder : 5-7 American Association for State and Local History, 1941 (3 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes some letters from Barck encouraging others to join the new organization; a list of individual and institutional members as of April 1941; copies of the minutes for the First Annual Business Meeting and the First Annual Council Meeting, both held on October 8, 1941; the program for the first annual meeting held on October 7 and 8, 1941; an address by C. C. Crittenden entitled "History for the People" delivered to the Pennsylvania Federation of Historical Societies in April 1941; a draft version of an article for the first bulletin written by Edward P. Alexander, entitled "What Should our Historical Society Do?"; minutes for the AASLH Council Meeting in June, 1941; several copies of the AASLH constitution; and minutes for the Fifth Council Meeting in December 1941.

1941
Box: 23 Folder : 8-9 American Association for State and Local History, 1942 (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes the program for the second annual meeting of the AASLH on October 27-28, 1942; a list of New York members and prospective members; materials related to Barck's duties as chairman of the Nominating Committee; a Statement of Income and Expenses for the year ended December 31, 1941 for the AASLH; and a copy of "A Proposed Committee on Virginia Historical Records of the Second World War," read at the Council meeting of December 1941.

1941-1942
Box: 23 Folder : 10 American Association for State and Local History, 1943

Scope and Contents Note

Includes correspondence about a joint meeting between the American Historical Association and the AASLH in December 1943 at the N-YHS; materials related to Barck's participation in the Committee to Publicize American History; and four handbook entries and completed handbook survey forms (by the Historical Society of Montana, the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, the Utah State Historical Society, and the Historical Society of the State of Idaho) for the Handbook of Historical Societies.

1943
Box: 23 Folder : 11-12 Annual Reports, Library, 1941-47 (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

The 1944 Annual Report includes a summary list, with descriptions, of that year's accessions, and detailed statistics about reading room usage and reference inquiries. 1945 and 1947 also include detailed acquisition lists.

1941-1947
Box: 23 Folder : 13 Annual Reports, Library, 1951

Scope and Contents Note

Primarily notes related to the composition of the 1951 Library Annual Report.

1951
Box: 23 Folder : 14 Annual Reports to New York State, 1944-48

Scope and Contents Note

Includes copies of completed Library Reports for the State Education Department in New York for the years 1944-1948.

1944-1948
Box: 23 Folder : 15 Archival Displays at New-York Historical Society

Scope and Contents Note

Includes a copy of Barck's speech "How Archival Displays are Arranged by the New-York Historical Society" delivered at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists in October of 1951.

1951
Box: 23 Folder : 16 Blizzard Men of 1888

Scope and Contents Note

A large amount of correspondence from 1937-1945 related to the Blizzard Men of 1888, such as reminiscences, activities, a list of Blizzard Men letters as of 1937, and requests for the 1937 and 1935 Bulletin articles.

1937-1945
Box: 23 Folder : 17 Forms, etc.

Scope and Contents Note

Includes membership application forms, photostat/photograph order forms, a pass for taking objects out of the building, a researcher request form, an application for the use of manuscripts, and an employment application.

circa 1940
Box: 23 Folder : 18 Gates, Horatio

Scope and Contents Note

Primarily includes research notes compiled by Barck while researching Horatio Gates genealogy for Pierre S. duPont and Margaret Kane.

1946-1953
Box: 24 Folder : 1 Gorgets

Scope and Contents Note

Includes notes, letters, and pictures about gorgets, and a copy of Alexander Wall's 1933 Quarterly article entitled "Early Flags Used by the United States."

1924-1933
Box: 24 Folder : 2 Grenzebach

Scope and Contents Note

This folder contains materials relating to the publication of an article about the house of John Nicholas Grenzebach written by Barck. The article was published in the July issue of the Quarterly Bulletin. Also included are letters Barck sent to the descendants of Grenzebach during her research and a draft of the article.

1937-1938
Box: 24 Folder : 3 Krout Club (published New-York Historical Society Quarterly, July 1938)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes notes for and a draft copy of Barck's article "The Krout Club."

1938
Box: 24 Folder : 4 Lantern Slides/Photographs/Photostats

Scope and Contents Note

Notes about slides owned, loaned, and wanted by N-YHS.

1922-1945
Box: 24 Folder : 5 List of New York Inhabitants, 1775 (published New-York Historical Society Quarterly, January 1939)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes Barck's notes and a draft copy of the article for the Quarterly titled "New York City Inhabitants Who Returned City-Owned Muskets in 1775."

1939
Box: 24 Folder : 6 Manuscripts

Scope and Contents Note

Includes notes and lists of manuscript collections at the N-YHS.

1942
Box: 24 Folder : 7 Map and Print Room

Scope and Contents Note

Attendance and usage charts, and a list of telephone questions for the Map and Print Room

1942-1943
Box: 24 Folder : 8-9 Memos, etc. (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes staff memos and notes, research notes for reference questions, library staff announcements for meetings and protocol, requisition applications, arrangements for the Strawberry Festival Garden Party, and an announcement about the private opening of the Pirie MacDonald exhibition.

1931-1953
Box: 24 Folder : 10 National Archives Emergency Evacuation Procedures, 1941

Scope and Contents Note

A copy of the National Archives publication The Care of Records in a National Emergency, with some underlining and checkmarks. This booklet provides advice for the care of records during an emergency, such as in wartime.

1941
Box: 24 Folder : 11 Newspapers

Scope and Contents Note

Includes lists of newspapers owned by the N-YHS, and a list of newspapers being sold by the New York Public Library.

1941-1952
Box: 24 Folder : 12 N-YHS Exhibitions

Scope and Contents Note

Includes a copy of a booklet titled "Selected Americana Exclusive of New York from the Library of the New-York Historical Society"; a diagram of the east corridor with measurements of display cases and walls; exhibition schedules for 1946-47 and 1943-44; text of labels for the George Clinton Special Exhibition; information about the First Inauguration of Washington as President exhibition; and the exhibition about John Peter Zenger and the liberty of the American Press.

1943-1947
Box: 24 Folder : 13 N-YHS Collections (Misc.)

Scope and Contents Note

Lists of various collections at the N-YHS, and recommendations for acquisition.

circa 1940s
Box: 24 Folder : 14 N-YHS Library

Scope and Contents Note

Includes several lists of interesting donations to the library compiled for publication in the Quarterly, a description of the library, its staff, and collections.

1942-1950
Box: 24 Folder : 15 N-YHS Publications

Scope and Contents Note

Includes announcements and order forms for various books published by N-YHS, lists of publications in the John Divine Jones Fund Series of Histories and Memoirs, a list of articles by William L. Calver available in the Quarterly Bulletin, and numbers of copies of books held by the N-YHS, some of which were for sale.

1921-1945
Box: 24 Folder : 16 Notes on N-YHS Annex #1 (Straus, 5 W. 76th St.) and Annex #2 (Fleischmann, 4 W. 77th St.)

Scope and Contents Note

Notes include chains of title, building costs, and descriptions of floor plans.

circa 1930s
Box: 24 Folder : 17 Notes re: Removal and Retrieval of Stored Items, 1942-43

Scope and Contents Note

Notes about the packing of materials to be stored during the war. Includes inventories of cartons, photograph orders for n-YHS's records of stored materials, and a retrieval plan for the first trip back from storage.

1942-1943
Box: 24 Folder : 18-20 Personal and/or Quasi-Official Correspondence, 1948-51 (3 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes personal letters, holiday cards, professional membership materials (including American Association for State and Local History), and a copy of a speech "Journals Not Indexed in Periodical Indexes" which Barck presented to the Librarians Section of the A. A. M.

1942-1953
Box: 25 Folder : 1-2 Pintard Descendants (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

All correspondence with Pintard descendants. Includes some correspondence relating to N-YHS's 1941 exhibit about John Pintard, the publication of Pintard letters, and the many gifts N-YHS received from Pintard descendants.

1937-1953
Box: 25 Folder : 3 Pintard Diaries

Scope and Contents Note

Correspondence concerning the acquiring of Pintard manuscript materials, primarily to or from Alexander Wall.

1932-1937
Box: 25 Folder : 4 Report re: Cataloging NYC Prints and Photos

Scope and Contents Note

A report from a N-YHS employee, Henry B. Hoffmann, about his cataloging work with New York City views from 1936-1940.

1941
Box: 25 Folder : 5 Wall, A. J., and other N-YHS Employees

Scope and Contents Note

Includes a brief professional and personal biography of Alexander Wall, an obituary for Edmund Bramhall Child, an informal biography of Edmund B. Child, and a list of men in the service.

1943-1946
Box: 25 Folder : 6-14 For Sale Letters (9 of 15 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: M. C. Simons, Williams Book Store, Symmachus Trading Co., Goodspeeds Book Shop, Arthur H. Clark Company, P. and H. Bliss, Paul H. Ritchey, Schulte's Book Store, C. E. H. Whitlock, A. Buschke, William F. Kelleher, Charles E. Tuttle Company, Ira J. Friedman, Argosy Book Stores, Howard S. Mott., and Robert W. Lull. Includes envelope samples from Bishop Paper Company.

1926, 1930s-1951
Box: 26 Folder : 1-6 For Sale Letters (6 of 15 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Frequent correspondents: P. Richard Whittemore of House of Whittemore, C. E. H. Whitlock, Howard S. Mott, and American Library Service.

1945-1954
Box: 26 Folder : 7 Inquiries by Mail Notebook

Scope and Contents Note

Contains Barck's notebook logging mail assigned to various Library staff for resolution during 1947-1949. Included are the names of the inquirers, the date of the letter, the subject, and the name of the responsible N-YHS staff member.

1947-1949
Box: 26 Folder : 8 Inquiries by Mail Notebook

Scope and Contents Note

Contains Barck's notebook logging mail assigned to various Library staff for resolution during 1950-1952. Included are the names of the inquirers, the date of the letter, the subject, and the name of the responsible N-YHS staff member.

1950-1952
Box: 26 Folder : 9 Letters Answered Directly by Barck

Scope and Contents Note

A notebook log recording each letter answered by Barck, with names, addresses, and a tiny bit of subject matter.

1945-1950
Box: 26 Folder : 10 Telephone Index
undated
Box: 26 Folder : 11 Miscellaneous Reference Notes
1930s
Box: 27 Cards : - Pirie MacDonald Exhibition. Index Cards of Invitation Mailings
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