Found 49 collections related to Public libraries -- New York (State) -- New York

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5636
.2 cubic foot
The Councils of the New York Public Library are groups of citizens who work closely with the Board of Trustees to promote knowledge of and support for the Library. The first council to be created by the Board, in 1949, was the Women's Council, now... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Committee on Research Libraries
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG5 4919
1.6 cubic foot
The Committee on Research Libraries was originally named the Library Committee when it was created by the N.Y.P.L. Board of Trustees shortly after the incorporation of the Library. The Library Committee stood to oversee the selection, arrangement... more
Rosenthal, Herman, 1843-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2630
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Herman Rosenthal (1843-1917), who emigrated to the U.S. from Russia in 1881, was the first chief of the Slavonic Division (now the Slavic and Baltic Division) of the New York Public Library. Collection consists of Rosenthal's personal... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 44
24 linear feet
The records of the Schomburg Center document the activities of the six individuals who managed the library, dating to its establishment by Ernestine Rose. The records are divided into the following series: General Correspondence, Reference... 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
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 304
48 linear feet (109 boxes); 53 microfilm reels
John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) was an American surgeon, hospital planner and librarian. He served as a U.S. Army surgeon and was responsible for creating the nation's foremost medical library, now the National Library of Medicine. He served as... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Agent for Carnegie Sites
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG5 4934
Alanson T. Briggs (1871-1946) served as Agent for Carnegie Sites of The New York Public Library from 1901-1910. He assisted the Board of Trustees in selecting sites for branch libraries, appraised them in conjunction with the Board of Appraisors,... more
New York Public Library. 115th Street Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5844
.33 linear feet (1 box)
The 115th Street Branch of The New York Public Library was opened in 1908. The library building was designed by the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White and was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. Publicity materials and... more
New York Public Library. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5559
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Administrative records from the office of Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Chief of the Circulation Department of The New York Public Library from 1901-1909.
New York Public Library. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5560
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1909-1918.
New York Public Library. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5561
2 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1923-1940.
New York Public Library. Aguilar Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5782
.5 linear feet linear feet (1 box)
Brochures, clippings and program information from the Aguilar Branch of The New York Public 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. Columbus Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5795
.33 linear feet linear feet (1 box)
Reports, brochures and program fliers from the Columbus Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. 67th Street Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5868
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The 67th Street Branch of The New York Public Library was opened in 1905. The library building was designed by the architectural firm of Babb, Cook & Willard and was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. The branch closed for... more
New York Public Library. 125th Street Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5845
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The 125th Street Branch of The New York Public Library was opened in 1904. The library building was designed by the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White and was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. Reports, administrative files... more
New York Public Library. 96th Street Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5843
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The 96th Street Branch of The New York Public Library was opened in 1905. The library building was designed by the architectural firm of Babb, Cook & Willard and was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. Publicity materials... more
New York Public Library. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5563
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1940-1951.
New York Public Library. Epiphany Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5804
.33 linear feet linear feet (1 box)
Brochures, clippings and program fliers from the Epiphany Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5562
2 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1942-1946.
New York Public Library. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5565
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1946-1970.
New York Public Library. Melrose Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5832
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Reports, brochures and administrative records of the Melrose Branch of The New York Public Library.
Municipal Reference and Research Center (New York, N.Y.)
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5839
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Correspondence, publications and administrative files documenting activity of Municipal Reference Library and Municipal Archives and Records Center, administered by The New York Public Library from 1913-1968.
New York Public Library. Muhlenberg Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5837
4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Reports, brochures, news clippings and administrative files documenting the Muhlenberg Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5564
2 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1949-1963.
New York Public Library. Kingsbridge Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5827
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Reports, brochures, news clippings and administrative files from the Kingsbridge Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. New Dorp Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5842
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Reports, brochures, program flyers, administrative files and a scrapbook documenting the New Dorp Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Hamilton Fish Park Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5814
.5 linear feet linear feet (2 boxes)
Brochures and program information from the Hamilton Fish Park Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. St. George Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5864
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
The St. George Branch of The New York Public Library opened on June 26, 1907. The largest library on Staten Island, it was designed by Carrere and Hastings, architects of the neighboring Borough Hall and County Court House. The branch was... more
New York Public Library. Stapleton Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5872
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Stapleton Branch of The New York Public Library opened in 1907 on Canal Street in Staten Island. The library was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie, and was designed by the architectural firm of Carrere and Hastings. Reports,... more