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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
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
Citizens' Committee on the Status of Librarians of the Public Libraries of the City of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 551
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Included are: correspondence, reports, memoranda, surveys, questionnaires, legal and financial documents, press releases, New York State bills and other government documents concerning pensions, calendars of the the Board of Estimate and... more
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