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Overview Guide to the New-York Historical Society Records
1804-2018
 NYHS-RG Archives

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


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer, Margaret Kaczorowski and Brynn White

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 31, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Title: New-York Historical Society records overview
Dates [inclusive]: 1804-2018
Abstract: The New-York Historical Society institutional archive includes historical records of the institution from its founding in 1804 to the early twenty-first century. Records include minute books, correspondence, membership records, architectural plans, collection accession records, photographs, press clippings, press releases, programming and education, ephemera, museum and library management, exhibitions, and other material. This Guide is an overview of the portion of the archive that is processed and open to researchers. More detailed description of the content is included in the Guides for the individual record groups that constitute the archive.
Quantity: 1059 Linear feet
Language: The material is predominantly in English.
Call Phrase: NYHS-RG Archives
Sponsor: This overview of the New-York Historical Society records was prepared as part of the 2015-2016 N-YHS Institutional Archives project, made possible by a generous grant from the Leon Levy Foundation.