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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Collection of World War II Posters
 PR 55-8

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 26, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

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

Some of the materials, as noted in the containr list, are fragile and are restricted. Arrangements must be made in advance to allow for review by Conservation.

Conditions Governing Use

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

This collection should be cited as The New-York Historical Society Collection of World War II Posters, PR 55-8, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was compiled over time by New-York Historical Society from various donations and purchases.

Processing Information

The collection was processed and arranged topically at some point in time, perhaps in the 1990s. A container list was prepared in 2003 by archivist Jenny Gotwals as part of an overall Posters Collection (PR 55) finding aid. In 2018, archivist Larry Weimer prepared a finding aid for the World War II posters, incorporating and expanding on the 2003 container list.