Collections in New York Public Library Archives

Adler, Elmer, 1884-1962
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6511
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This folder contains one letter written by Elmer Adler to Miss Alice Lerch of the New York Public Library on Pynson Printers Inc. stationary.
Albers, Josef
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6547
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract painter, glass designer, photographer, and typographer. The folder contains an envelope to Joseph T. Rankin, Curator of NYPL stamped 1972; a letter to Mr. Rankin asking for verification of a quote in the NY Times art section on 31Oct.... more
Alden, John, 1599-1687
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6555
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The folder contains a letter to NYPL Librarian informing him of the sale of a rare document with the signature of John Alden, a signer of the Mayflower Compact from Dauber & Pine Bookshops, Inc.
Alexander, Sidney, 1912-1999
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6577
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American poet. The folder contains a letter to the New York Public Library regarding the availability of his work, dated 8 April 1958.
Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6925
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
W.B. Allison envelope to J.S. Billings of NYPL. Envelope stamped 1906. No enclosure.
Anderson, F.O.
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6654
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This folder contains one letter to The Librarian of the NYPL requesting information on the great penman Prof. J.D. WIlliams by Major F.O. Anderson, editor of the Penmen's News Letter.
Anderson, Forrest
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6655
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This folder contains a letter to the NYPL Librarian regarding a correction slip for Anderson's book "Sea Pieces."
Anderson, Margaret C.
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6662
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American editor. Editor of "The Little Review", 1914-1929.This folder contains one letter dated 18 Mar. 1937 to Mr. Lydenberg granting permission to reproduce "The Little Review" on safety film.
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6669
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American novelist, short-story writer, poet, and journalist. Contains one autograph of Sherwood Anderson and a letter from Mrs. Anderson granting permission to Charles Modlin to copy and publish letters of her husband dated 10 May 1981.
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6710
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American Marxist author, lecturer, and apologist. Contains one letter to Mrs. Juanita Doares, New York Public Library, regarding publications of the American Institute for Marxist Studies.
Arliss, George, 1868-1946
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6729
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter, undated, requesting the Librarian to inform him how much he should pay for a copy of the bulletin on Aquatints.
Armes, Ethel, 1876-1945
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6731
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter to Mabel Weaks dated 18 Feb. 1937 and an envelope addressed to Miss Mabel Weaks, with "Director of Manuscript Department, New York Public Library" crossed out.
Armour, Alexander William
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6734
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter dated 18 Sep. 1948 enclosing an Errata sheet to be placed in the book, "Notables and Autographs."
Aron, Willy, 1902-
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6765
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter to Dr. Joshua Block, Chief of Jewish Division, NYPL from Willy Aron discussing his novel "Generations of Restlessness" and the Einstein papers.
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
Averell, William Woods, 1832-1900
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6809
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter from Michael N. Veres to Robert W. Hill of the New York Public Library informing him that the collection of William Wood Averell papers had been donated to the State Library at Albany dated 22 Jan. 1951.
Bacon, Augustus Octavius, 1839-1914
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6837
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
J.S. Billings, Director of NYPL
Barney, Charles T., 1851 (?)-1907(?)
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7008
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter to John Shaw Billings, Director of NYPL (Misspelled as "J.L. Billings"). Letter to John Shaw Billings, Director of NYPL. Reverse side has response of John Shaw Billings to Mr. Barney.
Bartlett, Paul Wayland, 1865-1925
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7049
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American expatriate sculptor.
Baxter, Percival Proctor, 1876-1969
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7099
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Governor of Maine, 1923-25;
Black, George F., 1896-1949?
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7386
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
; m. Alice Hicks; Portland, Me.; railroad supt., Maine Central RR. George F. Black was the railroad superintendent for the Maine Central Rail Road. Letters to and from New York Public Library Director Harry Miller Lydenberg and George Black... more
Buch, Emilio
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7924
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Clare, Marguerite
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 8506
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
She sends a copy of her novel "Smoldering Fire" and regrets she cannot return to the United States to research for her seventh book which will have an American background.
Free Circulating Libraries
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG4 4858
NYPL Archives Record Group 4 consists of the records of the various independent circulating libraries that consolidated with The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. These records cover the period prior to each library's... 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
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.
New York Public Library Archives
In 1895, the Astor Library and the Lenox Library were consolidated with the Tilden Trust to form the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations. The Astor Library was a public reference library begun in 1839 and incorporated ten... 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. 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. 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