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Guide to the
Louis Durr Print Collection
1513–1835, undated (bulk, 1660s)
 PR 142

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals (2002); updated and migrated to ArchivesSpace by Joseph Ditta (2020).

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 11, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, contact the Print Room Librarian at

Use Restrictions

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to 20 exposures of stable, unbound material per day. Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit:

Preferred Citation

The collection should be cited as: Louis Durr Print Collection, PR 142, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

The Louis Durr Print Collection is similar in scope to the Bryan Gallery of Christian Art Print Collection (PR-143).

The New-York Historical Society's Museum holds a number of paintings from Louis Durr's Collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Twenty-two engravings were purchased, 1882. The remaining prints were a gift of the Durr estate, 1882.

Processing Information

This collection was removed from the Graphic Arts File (PR 022) and inventoried by Jenny Gotwals in May 2002. Joseph Ditta updated and migrated her WORD document finding aid to ArchivesSpace in May-June 2020.