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Guide to the Sidney Kerner Photographs
circa 1972-1981

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Jennifer Lewis (2002); migrated to ArchivesSpace by Joseph Ditta (2020)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 20, 2020
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, contact the Print Room Librarian at

Use Restrictions

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to 20 exposures of stable, unbound material per day. Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit:

Preferred Citation

The collection should be cited as: Sidney Kerner Photographs, PR-193, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, New-York Historical Society.

Credit line for exhibitions: "Gift of Sidney Kerner in memory of Mary Black, October 20, 1992."

Related Materials

Material on the exhibition "Manhattan observed: fourteen photographers look at New York, 1972-1981" is found in the New-York Historical Society Pictorial Archive (NYHS-RG 5), New-York Historical Society Press Clippings (NYHS-RG 7), and the New-York Historical Society Museum Department Records (NYHS-RG 20).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Sidney Kerner, 1992.

Processing Information

This collection was removed from the Photographer File (PR-050) and inventoried by Jennifer Lewis in November 2002. Joseph Ditta migrated her WORD-document finding aid to ArchivesSpace in July 2020.