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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Building Renovations and Maintenance Records

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 September 23, 2021
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society
Title: New-York Historical Society building renovations and maintenance records
Dates [inclusive]: 1938-2017
Abstract: The New-York Historical Society building renovations and maintenance records include files concerning the Central Park West physical plant from the late 1940s and forward. One major initiative that is especially well-documented in the record group is the extensive renovation work that began in planning about 1989 and concluded in 2000 with the opening of the Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture. Various other large and small construction and maintenance projects are documented to some extent. The record group will continue to accrue new material over time.
Quantity: 37.96 Linear feet in 27 document boxes, 2 flat boxes, and 5 drawers of oversize folders
Location: Boxes 28 and 29 are oversize (24x20) flat boxes. Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact 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 record group are in English.
Call Phrase: NYHS-RG 4
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.