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Guide to the Messages for the President-Elect Collection
2016-2017
 MS 3027

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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society
Title: Messages for the President-Elect collection
Dates [inclusive]: 2016-2017
Abstract: The collection includes about 5,700 sticky notes from New-York Historical Society's special installation Messages for the President-Elect. Inspired by artist Matthew "Levee" Chavez's work  Subway Therapy,  Messages consisted of notes posted to N-YHS's front glass wall by visitors expressing thoughts concerning the upcoming inauguration of Donald J. Trump as U.S. President. The special installation was in place from 20 December 2016-20 January 2017.
Quantity: 1 Linear feet in one record carton
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@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.
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Mixed Materials [1 0170 00001 9794] [Offsite-Box]: 1
Call Phrase: MS 3027