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Overview Guide to the New-York Historical Society Records
1804-2018
 NYHS-RG Archives

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer, Margaret Kaczorowski and Brynn White

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 29, 2019
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Subject Names

  • Koch, G. Adolf (Gustav Adolf), 1900-
  • Wood, James Playsted, 1905-
  • Wallace, David H. -- Correspondence
  • Sawitzky, William, 1879 or 80-1947 -- Correspondence
  • Sawitzky, Susan Clay, 1897-1981 -- Correspondence
  • Groce, George Cuthbert, 1899-1962 -- Correspondence
  • Gottesman, Rita Susswein, 1906- -- Correspondence
  • Dickson, Harold E., 1900- -- Correspondence
  • Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1910-1974 -- Correspondence
  • Bolton, Theodore, 1889-1973 -- Correspondence
  • Baker, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1902- -- Correspondence
  • Stevens, John Austin, 1827-1910 -- Correspondence
  • Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892 -- Correspondence

Document Type

  • Correspondence.
  • Posters.
  • Legal documents
  • Wills
  • Bequests
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Videocassettes
  • Audiocassettes
  • Contracts.
  • Sales catalogs
  • Certificates.
  • Minute books
  • Invoices
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Architectural records
  • Accounts
  • Annual reports.
  • Membership lists.
  • Receipts
  • Speeches (documents)
  • Manuscripts (documents)
  • Lectures
  • Lists (document genres)
  • Financial records
  • Checks (bank checks)
  • Registers (lists)
  • Receipts (financial records)
  • Bookkeeping registers
  • Letterpress copybooks.
  • Negatives
  • Specifications
  • Subscription lists
  • Clippings (information artifacts).
  • Photographs.
  • Press releases
  • Tickets
  • Promotional materials.
  • Ephemera.
  • Calendars
  • Brochures.
  • Accessions registers
  • Admission tickets
  • Eulogies
  • Invitations
  • Programs (documents).
  • Competition entries
  • Essays
  • Proofs (printed matter)

Subject Organizations

  • New-York Historical Society -- Anniversaries, etc.
  • New-York Historical Society -- Press coverage
  • Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission -- Correspondence
  • Columbia University. Department of History
  • New-York Historical Society -- Buildings
  • New-York Historical Society -- Membership
  • New-York Historical Society -- Publishing
  • New-York Historical Society. Publication Fund
  • New-York Historical Society. John Watts De Peyster Publication Fund
  • New-York Historical Society -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
  • New-York Historical Society -- Public relations
  • New-York Historical Society. Library -- Sources
  • New-York Historical Society -- Management
  • New-York Historical Society. Executive Committee
  • New-York Historical Society -- Archives
  • New-York Historical Society. Editorial Department
  • York & Sawyer
  • Walker & Gillette
  • Turner Construction Company
  • Andrew J. Robinson Company

Subject Topics

  • Museums -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Libraries -- Gifts, legacies.
  • Museum docents -- New York (State) -- New York
  • United States Constitution Bicentennial, 1987-1991
  • Museum stores -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Resource programs (Education) -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Museum outreach programs
  • Outreach programs in history
  • Acquisitions (Libraries) -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Associations, institutions, etc.  --  Membership  --  New York (State)  --  New York.
  • Genealogists  -- Correspondence.
  • Librarians  -- Correspondence.
  • Dues  --  New York (State)  --  New York
  • Exhibitions -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Buildings -- Design and construction.
  • Publicity
  • Learned institutions and societies  -- New York (State)  -- New York.
  • Museum exhibits  --  New York (State)  --  New York  --  Photographs
  • Architectural firms -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909 -- Exhibitions
  • Historians
  • Libraries and institutions  --  New York (State)  --  New York  --  Management
  • Libraries  --  New York (State)  --  New York
  • Printed ephemera -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Museum registration methods -- New York (State) -- New York
  • School contests -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Historians  -- Correspondence.
  • Editors  --  New York (State)  --  New York
  • Editing
  • Congresses and conventions -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Art historians -- Correspondence

Subject Places

  • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Societies, etc.
  • Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
  • Central Park West (New York, N.Y.)  -- Buildings, structures, etc.
  • United States -- History -- Study and teaching
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.