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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Collection of Matchbook Covers
 PR 432

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 06, 2022
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society
Title: New-York Historical Society collection of matchbook covers
Dates [inclusive]: 1930s?-1950s
Abstract: The collection holds matchbook covers, likely dating from the 1930s-1950s, principally of hotels/motels and dining establishments from across the United States, its territories, and other locales, as well as military posts, universities, United States ships (USS), hospitals, and other institutions. Most of the collection is well-organized by geographic (e.g. state) source.
Quantity: 18.75 Linear feet in 11 boxes
Location: Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: PR 432