- New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Space Committee
- Call number
- MssArc 4928
- Physical description
- .8 cubic foot
- Preferred Citation
- Space Committee records, New York Public Library Archives, The New York Public Library
- New York Public Library Archives
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.Restrictions apply
The Space Committee of the N.Y.P.L. Board of Trustees was established in 1955 to discern the space needs of the various divisions in the Research Library. Its members were: Chairman Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., Edward G. Freehafer, Morris Hadley, Carl H. Pforzheimer, Roland L. Redmond, Deoch Fulton, and Rutherford D. Rogers. The committee was active through 1959. Records of the Space Committee span the years 1955 to 1959 and include supporting material from the 1940s before the Committee's founding. Correspondence consists of letters and memoranda from committee members. Reports, Studies & Plans are formal written findings of the Committee and supporting visual materials. Drawings are architectural space plans of the Central Building.
Using the collection
LocationNew York Public Library Archives
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
All rights reserved. Permission to quote must be obtained in writing from the New York Public Library
Board of Trustees records are closed for 50 years from time of creation.