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Overview Guide to the New-York Historical Society Records
 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
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NYHS-RG 12. Celebratory and memorial event records (1854-1954)

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The New-York Historical Society celebratory and memorial event record group includes correspondence, invitations, event programs, tickets, and other material associated with about twenty of the special events held by N-YHS from 1854-1954. These events included major N-YHS anniversaries, commemorations of Washington Irving (1860) and William Cullen Bryant (1878), the completion of the Central Park West building (1939), and others. The record group also includes documents related to the Robert Fulton exhibition installed at N-YHS in 1909 in conjunction with the Hudson-Fulton Celebration.

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