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

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Collection processed by Larry Weimer, Margaret Kaczorowski and Brynn White

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NYHS-RG 19. Librarian Dorothy C. Barck records (1921-1954)

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The New-York Historical Society Librarian Dorothy C. Barck record group primarily contains correspondence between Barck and patrons or members of N-YHS concerning research inquiries. The correspondence includes both incoming and outgoing letters from many amateur historians and genealogists. Some correspondence relates to Barck's duties as Editor, as head of the library, and to her involvement with professional organizations of librarians and archivists. The record group also includes annual reports, forms, statistics, offers from book dealers and sellers, and logbooks of reference inquiries.

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