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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Management Committee Records
1804-1938
 NYHS-RG 1

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 July 02, 2021
Finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society
Creator: New-York Historical Society. Executive Committee
Title: New-York Historical Society management committee records
Dates [inclusive]: 1804-1938
Abstract: The New-York Historical Society management committee records group includes records associated with the organization's governance structure of 1804-1937. The record group includes minute books from the meetings of the Society's members (1804-1937) and from the meetings of the Executive Committee (1842-1937), as well as from other committees and the first year (1938) of the newly-constituted Board of Trustees. The record group also includes files of so-called official papers, which include ad hoc committee reports, draft annual reports, correspondence, financial information, membership nominations, and other material directly related to the proceedings of the Society and Executive Committee meetings. Select documents have been digitized and are in the process of being made available on-line; currently available materials can be accessed via links in the finding aid.
Quantity: 15 Linear feet in 31 volumes, 25 document boxes, and three oversize folders
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: NYHS-RG 1
Sponsor: This record group was processed as part of the 2015-2016 N-YHS Institutional Archives project, made possible by a generous grant from the Leon Levy Foundation. Support from the Leon Levy Foundation also made possible the digitization in 2019-2020 of select documents from this record group; these are available on-line through links in this finding aid and through the Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.