Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

New-York Historical Society logo

Guide to the Oversize Manuscripts Collection
1648-2018
 MS OS

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


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Catherine Newton and Audrey Belanger, with ongoing additions by others.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 12, 2021
Finding Aid is written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.)

Items that include presidential signatures will be presented to researchers in duplicate form.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to quote from this collection in a publication must be requested and granted in writing. Send permission requests, citing the name of the collection from which you wish to quote, to

Library Director
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Oversize Manuscripts Collection, MS OS, New-York Historical Society

Related Materials at the New-York Historical Society

The documents in Series II were accessioned as part of larger manuscript collections. Some of these manuscript collections are described in online finding aids. All manuscript collections have records in our online  catalog.

Some of the documents in Series I are also related by subject matter (and possibly provenance) to other archival material at the New-York Historical Society. Folders in Series I that contain material relating to other collections have "See Also" notes next to them in the folder list.

Processing Information

Initially processed by Audrey Belanger and Catherine Newton., Finding Aid by Catherine Newton. Additional items continue to be added and the finding aid updated.

Accruals Note

Items continue to be added to this collection.