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Guide to the New-York Historical Society General Correspondence
1805-2018 (bulk, 1805-1982)
 NYHS-RG 2

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Brynn White and Margaret Kaczorowski

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 29, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. Correspondence files dating from after 1960 may be restricted (see Series IV).

Conditions Governing Use

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

New-York Historical Society General Correspondence (NYHS-RG 2), The New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

This finding aid relates to just one record group of the New-York Historical Society archives. Although this record group includes the bulk of correspondence incoming to N-YHS throughout its history until 1982, significant correspondence on specific topics to that time can be found in several other N-YHS record groups. Post-1982 correspondence is also found in other record groups. For information about the other record groups and for overall information about the archives, please see the overview Guide to the New-York Historical Society Archives (NYHS Archives).

Processing Information

The record group was physically processed, likely about 1990. In 2015, archivist Brynn White and, in 2016, archivist Margaret Kaczorowski refined the arrangement, integrated additional material, and described the documents in this finding aid. A few additional letters were added in 2017 by archivist Larry Weimer.