- Call number
- MssCol 2731
- Physical description
- 8 linear feet (2 boxes, 49 v.); 9 microfilm reels
- Preferred Citation
- Shaker manuscript collection, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.Restrictions apply
Collection consists of records of daily events, diaries, recollections, accounts of seances, recipes, spirit messages, songs, hymns, poems, church covenants, accounts, correspondence, drawings, printed material, and photographs documenting Shaker communities in the United States, chiefly those in New Lebanon and Watervliet, New York.
Source of acquisitionPurchase, gift, Kramer, Leon; Melcher, Marguerite; Dauber & Pine; Salloch, William; Lassiter, William L.; Mott, Howard S, 1953
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Originals available only by permission of Curator of Manuscripts.
Alternative form available
Entire collection available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-301