- New York Public Library. Washington Heights Branch
- Call number
- MssArc RG8 5883
- Physical description
- .33 linear feet (1 box)
- Preferred Citation
Washington Heights Branch 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.Restrictions apply
The Washington Heights Branch of The New York Public Library traces its origins to the Washington Heights Free Library, established in 1868. This institution merged with NYPL in 1901. In 1914 the branch moved to its present building at 1000 St. Nicholas Avenue, which was designed by the architectural firm Carrere & Hastings and built with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. Brochures, clippings and flyers documenting operations of Washington Heights Branch of The New York Public Library.
Source of acquisition
Transferred from Washington Heights Branch Library.
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
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Apply in the Special Collections Office for admission to the Manuscripts and Archives Division.