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Guide to the Jon Charles Acker Collection of Religious Certificates
1845-1942
 PR 360

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


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Alison Barr and Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 01, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Available by advance appointment only. To schedule an appointment, contact the Print Room Librarian at printroom@nyhistory.org.

Use Restrictions

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 Print Room 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. 270. Fax: (212) 579-8794.

Preferred Citation Note

This collection should be cited as Acker collection of religious certificates, PR 360, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials Note

New-York Historical Society holds a large variety of certificates compiled over time in its Certificates File collection. Among the many types of certificates found there are those of a "legal" nature, including those for marriages, births, deaths, etc.

Immediate Source of Acquisition Note

Gift of Jon Charles Acker, February 2018.

Processing Information Note

Volunteer Alison Barr did the finding aid's item level inventory in April 2018, with additional description and processing of the collection done by archivist Larry Weimer.