- New York Public Library. Research Libraries. Director's Office
- Call number
- MssArc 5109
- Physical description
- 3.5 cubic feet
- Preferred Citation
- Harry Miller Lydenberg 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.
Harry Miller Lydenberg (1874-1960) started at the Lenox Library, then served as administrative assistant to John Shaw Billings from 1899 to 1908, helping to plan the Central Building for the newly consolidated New York Public Library. He was the first Chief Reference Librarian from 1908 to 1927, and in 1928 became Assistant Director under Edwin H. Anderson, assuming the directorship in 1934. Records consist of 1921 Census of Books. Other Lydenberg records are included in Central Administration collections.
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
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