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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Collection of Currier & Ives Prints
 PR 230

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 24, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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.) Permission to reproduce any Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections holdings through publication must be obtained from: Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024. Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the New-York Historical Society Collection of Currier & Ives prints, PR 230, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

This collection includes a relatively small portion of N-YHS's total holdings of Currier & Ives prints. In addition to this collection, N-YHS holds about 900 Currier & Ives prints across 10 other collections, which are organized by format, subject, collector, or other focus in the Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections (PPAC). An item level list of the Currier & Ives prints in all PPAC collections is available on request via email. Contact

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was compiled by New-York Historical Society from various donations and purchases. Known acquisition dates or sources are noted at the item level.

Processing Information

This collection was removed from the Printmaker file, PR-058, in 2003. An on-line finding aid was written for the collection by archivist Larry Weimer in January 2020.