- New York Public Library. Superintendent of Training
- Call number
- MssArc RG8 5740
- Physical description
- .33 linear feet (1 box)
- Preferred Citation
Superintendent of Training Records, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
- New York Public Library Archives
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
The New York Public Library first organized classes in 1901 to train staff in its Circulation Department (later renamed the Branch Libraries). From 1911-1926 NYPL also operated a Library School, which prepared staff for Librarian positions, while the Superintendent of Training continued to offer classes for Assistants. For several years after 1926 the Superintendent of Training trained staff in both the Circulation Department and Reference Department. Memoranda, notes, application forms and other records documenting the training program of The New York Public Library from 1901-1933.
Source of acquisition
Transferred from Office of Branch Libraries.
Compiled Jim Moske; machine readable finding aid created by FAKER.
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