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Guide to the New York State Legislature Portrait Prints Collection
 PR 213

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Sandra Markham

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 27, 2022
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


Collection comprised of multiple gifts and acquisitions: 7 of the 8 plates in series I were given to the N-YHS in 1807 by John Pintard, who had previously been presented with the set by Rev. Uzal Ogden. The eighth plate was received by the Society as a gift from Mr. Harry Shaw Newman. The plates in series II were a gift of Robert Goelet in April of 1978. Plates in series III were transferred from the Duane-Featherstonhaugh family papers.

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit

Use Restrictions

Taking images of documents from the library collections for reference purposes by using hand-held cameras and in accordance with the library's photography guidelines is encouraged. As an alternative, patrons may request up to 20 images per day from staff.

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

This collection should be cited as: New York State Legislature Portrait Prints Collection, PR 213, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.