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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Collection of Ships and Shipping Records
1660-1943
 MS 563

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


© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Alison Barr and Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 24, 2017 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.)

Use Restrictions

This collection is owned by the New-York Historical Society. The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before 1 January 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation Note

This collection should be cited as the New-York Historical Society collection of ships and shipping records, MS 563, New-York Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition Note

The collection as a whole was compiled over time by New-York Historical Society from various donations and purchases, though the specific source is unknown for many of the items. When the source is known, it is noted at the folder level.

Processing Information Note

Volunteer Alison Barr compiled the detailed document list and entered the data to the collection management system. Archivist Larry Weimer added the overall descriptive notes to produce a finding aid.