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Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3735
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Austin Allibone was an American author and bibliographer, and from 1879 to 1888, a librarian of the Lenox Library, now the New York Public Library. His papers chiefly include correspondence, 1853-1899, including letters with George Putnam,... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Architect
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5015
30 cubic feet
The Library has usually had an architect on staff to coordinate construction projects and building renovations. This individual has also had custody of the architectural drawings created by the Library or by outside architectural firms. Records of... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Committee on the Consolidation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4902
.2 cubic foot
The Committee on Consoliation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries was created in 1895 and reached an agreement to consolidate and establish the N.Y.P.L. on May 23 of that year. Its nine members were: T.M. Markoe, John L. Cadwalader, and... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Central Administrative Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4969
16 cubic feet
Certain routine activities of the New York Public Library are handled by the staff of the Central Administration and are referred to as originating in the Central Administrative Office. Records consist of reports and other materials concerning... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Finance Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4912
9 cubic feet
The Finance Committee, one of the original standing committees of the Board of Trustees, has general direction of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation's finances, particularly the investment of funds. It consists of no fewer than three trustees, the Treasurer... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Executive Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4908
23.25 cubic feet
The Executive Committee, one of the original standing committees of the Board of Trustees, takes general charge of the administration of the affairs of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation. It is empowered to act on behalf of the Board of Trustees in between... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Treasurer
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4894
12.75 cubic feet
The Treasurer of the Board of Trustees is a member and officer of the Board, responsible for the financial matters of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation. Those who have served as Treasurer for the period of the records here described are: Edward King... more
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1524
15 linear feet (25 boxes, 10 v.); 7 microfilm reels
Washington Irving (1783-1859), the American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American... more
Moore, Anne Carroll, 1871-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2048
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Anne Carroll Moore (1871-1961) was a children's librarian, and an author and critic of children's books. She headed the Children's Department of the Pratt Institute Library from 1896 to 1906, and was the first Supervisor of Work with Children at... more
Lenox, James, 1800-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1732
4 linear feet linear feet (9 boxes)
Papers document the life of the New York bibliophile James Lenox, with an emphasis on his book collecting and philanthropic activities.
New York Public Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssArc RG10 5928
NYPL Archives Record Group 10 consists of visual materials that document New York Public Library buildings, programs, staff and predecessor institutions from 1875 to the present. Formats include photoprints, negatives, transparencies, albums,... more
Astor Library
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG1 5975
NYPL Archives Record Group 1 consists of the records of the Astor Library, a non-circulating reference library established in 1849 by the terms of the will of John Jacob Astor. In 1895 the Astor Library was consolidated with the Lenox Library and... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Business Superintendent
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5022
Ferris Lockwood was appointed Business Superintendent of The New York Public Library shortly after the institution's founding in 1895. Correspondence pertaining to the physical plant of various NYPL branch libraries and the Central Building.
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4931
Records of three founding members of The New York Public Library Board of Trustees: John L. Cadwalader, Lewis Cass Ledyard and George Lockhart Rives. Records document the founding and early years of The Library.
New York Public Library. Bloomingdale Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5786
.5 linear feet linear feet (1 box)
Reports, brochures and program information from the Bloomingdale Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4937
Records of the first Director of The New York Public Library. John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) served as Director of NYPL from its founding in 1895 until 1913. He helped create NYPL by combining the Astor and Lenox Libraries into a public research... more
New York Public Library. Picture Collection
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5850
6 linear feet (10 boxes)
Reports, correspondence, news clippings and administrative files documenting operation of the Picture Collection of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Secretary
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4883
Records of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library. The Secretary is a member and officer of the Board and is responsible for the keeping of the records of The New York Public Library Corporation and the minutes of... more
New York Public Library. Seward Park Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5867
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Reports, memoranda, correspondence, brochures, clippings and administrative files documenting the operation of the Seward Park Branch of The New York Public Library.
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 475
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Carnegie Corporation was founded in 1911 by Andrew Carnegie to continue his philanthropic work after his death. In 1901 Carnegie offered the City of New York 5.2 million dollars to establish a branch library system. The collection consists of... more
Lenox Library
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG2 4856
NYPL Archives Record Group 2 consists of the records of the Lenox Library, a non-circulating research library founded by James Lenox (1800-1880) in New York City in 1870. In 1895 the Lenox Library was consolidated with the Astor Library and the... more
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