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Guide to the Greenwich House Records TAM.139

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2596

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Alan Ginsberg, Stephanie Muntone and Peter Filardo (2009); Finding aid revised by to reflect portions of collection not microfilmed (2009)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 04, 2020
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Record updated by Weatherly Stephan to reflect scrapbooks rehoused by conservators  , October 2020

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The archived website was migrated from the California Digital Library's Web Archiving Service to the Internet Archive's Archive-It Service in November 2015. The link to California Digital Library was removed in October 2017.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by the Greenwich House, Inc. were transferred to New York University in 1986 by Anita Kurman Gulkin. Permission to publish or reproduce materials in this collection must be secured from the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive. Please contact

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; Greenwich House Records; TAM 139; box number; folder number;
Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

Related Material at the Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

The Greenwich House Annual Reports, 1902-1960, were microfilmed previously and are available on two reels (TAM Reel 7089).

Helen A. Murphy Papers (TAM 611).

Separated Material

Photographs were separated to the Greenwich House Photographs (PHOTOS 066).

Records from the New York City Housing Authority that were found in the Greenwich House Records were transferred to LaGuardia and Wagner Archives' NYCHA Collection in 1995.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

This collection, with the exception of Series I: Subseries F; four items in Series III: Subseries B; Series VI: Subseries B; and Series VII, is available on microfilm (Film R-7088, Reels 1-46) for use in this repository only. Researchers must use microfilm for this collection, except for what is listed above.

Audiovisual Access Policies and Procedures

Access to audiovisual materials in this collection is available through digitized access copies. Researchers may view an item's original container, but the media themselves are not available for playback because of preservation concerns. Materials that have already been digitized are noted in the collection's finding aid and can be requested in our reading room. Any materials not yet digitized will need to have access copies made before they can be used. To request an access copy, or if you are unsure if an item has been digitized, please contact [repository contact information] with the collection name, collection number, and a description of the item(s) requested. A staff member will respond to you with further information.

Existence and Location of Copies

Parts of the collection have been microfilmed on reels numbered Film R-7088.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Greenwich House donated a collection of their records to Tamiment Library in 1986. The accession number associated with this gift is 1986.030. Additionally, a donation of 26 scrapbooks was added to the collection in 2010. The accession number associated with this gift is 2010.012. Materials found in repository were incorporated into the collection in 2014. The accession number associated with these materials is 2014.064. In 2015, Greenwich House sent an additional 5 boxes of materials related to Music School events and programs. The accession number associated with this gift is 2015.016

Processing Information

In 2014, the archived websites were added as Series IX. In 2015, a donation of materials from the Greenwich House Music School were added to Series VIII: Greenwich House post-Simkovitch (not microfilmed), subseries 7: Music School. In 2017, non-print materials that had been separated from the collection were re-integrated in Series VIII, Subseries 13. In January 2020, conservators rehoused scrapbooks from boxes 130, 131, 135, and 136, disbinding the pages and foldering the contents for long-term preservation.