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Guide to the McKim Mead and White Architectural Records
circa 1875-1950
 PR 42

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 09, 2021
The finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: McKim, Mead & White
Title: McKim, Mead and White architectural records
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1875-1950
Abstract: The McKim, Mead and White Architectural Collections consists of architectural drawings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, and specifications documenting individual projects of the firm as well as its overall operations.
Quantity: 286 Linear feet in 677 boxes and 13 drawers, plus 15 shelves of bound volumes and 3,046 rolls of architectural drawings
Location: Most of the collection is stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact printroom@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: PR 42
Sponsor: The drawings in the McKim, Mead and White collection were re-housed and inventoried with the help, in 2009, of a generous grant from the federal Save America's Treasures program.