- Escher, Henry I
- Call number
- MssCol 943
- Physical description
- .5 linear feet (1 box)
- Preferred Citation
- Henry I. Escher papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Henry I. Escher was president of the Swiss Benevolent Society in 1868. The Society was officially founded in New York City in 1846 to provide aid for Swiss immigrants to the U.S. Collection consists of unpublished manuscript by Escher on the history of the Swiss people and their interest in charitable organizations. Also, four volumes of name indexes of members of the Swiss Benevolent Society.
Source of acquisitionTransfer, American History Division, 1958
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.
Conditions Governing Use
Volumes may be reproduced by microfilm or photograph only