- New York Public Library. Research Libraries. Director's Office
- Call number
- MssArc 5115
- Physical description
- .2 cubic foot
- Preferred Citation
- Paul North Rice 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.
Paul North Rice (1888-1967) began working at the New York Public Library in 1914 and held various positions including Chief of the Preparation Division from 1820 to 1927. After serving as Director of the New York University Libraries, he was Chief (Director) of the Reference Department at the New York Public Library from 1937 to 1953 and then Librarian of Wesleyan University from 1953 to 1956. Records consist of Rice's subject files from 1938 to 1953, including correspondence dealing with topics such as student use of the Library, defense measures during World War II, statistics, and personal matters. Some Rice materials are included in the records of James W. Henderson.
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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