- New York Public Library. Research Libraries. Director's Office
- Call number
- MssArc 5113
- Physical description
- 1.2 cubic feet
- Preferred Citation
- Keyes DeWitt Metcalf 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.
Keyes DeWitt Metcalf (1889-1983) was Chief of the Reference Department (called Research Libraries since 1966) from 1928 to 1937. Prior to that he held various positions at the New York Public Library including Chief of the Stacks, Executive Assistant, and Chief of the Preparation Division. After leaving the Library he was Director of the Harvard University Library until 1955. Records consist of Census of Books (1930), a survey of the Reference Department (1929), and study of the use of the Reference Department (1937).
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.
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