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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Pictorial Archive
1804-2009 (bulk 1900s-1970s)
 NYHS-RG 5

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Maurita Baldock (2005), with revisions and additions by Celia Hartmann (2007) and Larry Weimer (2015)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on October 27, 2020
Finding aid is written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series VII: Trustees, Officers, and Staff, 1918-1990s. 0.6 Linear feet

Arrangement Note

Images of trustee are followed by officers, then by various staff, though there is some overlap in group shots. A small number of pre-1939 images begins the series and unidentified individuals close the series.

Scope and Content

This series includes portrait, posed and casual photographs of N-YHS trustees, officers and staff members.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 25 Folder : 1 Early Officers and Board

Scope and Contents Note

Includes photographs of portrait paintings of Robert Kelby (1918) and Alexander J. Wall (1934). Includes photograph of 1939 Board of Trustees.

1918, 1934, 1939
Box: 25 Folder : 2-3 Board of Trustees. Group Photographs (2 folders)
1950s, 1980s
Box: 25 Folder : 4-5 Board of Trustees. Other Photographs (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes portraits of Beekman, Bilodean, Butterfield, Kimball, Middendorf, Olds, Pearlstine, Prentis, Streeter, and Van Alstyne, and some informal snapshots of gatherings.

1950s-1990s
Box: 71 Folder : 2 Board of Trustees. Other Photographs. Oversize
1925, 1959, Undated
Box: 25 Folder : 6-7 Directors/Chief Executive Officers (2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes R.W.G. Vail, James Heslin, James Bell, and Barbara Debs.

1950s-1990s
Box: 25 Folder : 8 Various Staff

Scope and Contents Note

Includes photographs of Dorothy Barck, Jean Ashton, Mary Black, Holly Hotchner, and James Mooney, among others.

1939-1990s
Box: 25 Folder : 9 Unidentified Individuals
1940s?-1960s?

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