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Adler, Elmer, 1884-1962
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6511
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This folder contains one letter written by Elmer Adler to Miss Alice Lerch of the New York Public Library on Pynson Printers Inc. stationary.
Alden, John, 1599-1687
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6555
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The folder contains a letter to NYPL Librarian informing him of the sale of a rare document with the signature of John Alden, a signer of the Mayflower Compact from Dauber & Pine Bookshops, Inc.
Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6925
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
W.B. Allison envelope to J.S. Billings of NYPL. Envelope stamped 1906. No enclosure.
Anderson, Margaret C.
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6662
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American editor. Editor of "The Little Review", 1914-1929.This folder contains one letter dated 18 Mar. 1937 to Mr. Lydenberg granting permission to reproduce "The Little Review" on safety film.
Armes, Ethel, 1876-1945
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6731
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter to Mabel Weaks dated 18 Feb. 1937 and an envelope addressed to Miss Mabel Weaks, with "Director of Manuscript Department, New York Public Library" crossed out.
Armour, Alexander William
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6734
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter dated 18 Sep. 1948 enclosing an Errata sheet to be placed in the book, "Notables and Autographs."
Aron, Willy, 1902-
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6765
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter to Dr. Joshua Block, Chief of Jewish Division, NYPL from Willy Aron discussing his novel "Generations of Restlessness" and the Einstein papers.
Astor Library
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG1 5975
NYPL Archives Record Group 1 consists of the records of the Astor Library, a non-circulating reference library established in 1849 by the terms of the will of John Jacob Astor. In 1895 the Astor Library was consolidated with the Lenox Library and... more
Bacon, Augustus Octavius, 1839-1914
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6837
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
J.S. Billings, Director of NYPL
Barney, Charles T., 1851 (?)-1907(?)
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7008
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter to John Shaw Billings, Director of NYPL (Misspelled as "J.L. Billings"). Letter to John Shaw Billings, Director of NYPL. Reverse side has response of John Shaw Billings to Mr. Barney.
Bartlett, Paul Wayland, 1865-1925
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7049
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American expatriate sculptor.
Baxter, Percival Proctor, 1876-1969
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7099
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Governor of Maine, 1923-25;
Black, George F., 1896-1949?
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7386
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
; m. Alice Hicks; Portland, Me.; railroad supt., Maine Central RR. George F. Black was the railroad superintendent for the Maine Central Rail Road. Letters to and from New York Public Library Director Harry Miller Lydenberg and George Black... more
Free Circulating Libraries
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG4 4858
NYPL Archives Record Group 4 consists of the records of the various independent circulating libraries that consolidated with The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. These records cover the period prior to each library's... more
Lenox Library
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG2 4856
NYPL Archives Record Group 2 consists of the records of the Lenox Library, a non-circulating research library founded by James Lenox (1800-1880) in New York City in 1870. In 1895 the Lenox Library was consolidated with the Astor Library and the... more
Municipal Reference and Research Center (New York, N.Y.)
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5839
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Correspondence, publications and administrative files documenting activity of Municipal Reference Library and Municipal Archives and Records Center, administered by The New York Public Library from 1913-1968.
New York Public Library.
New York Public Library Archives
In 1895, the Astor Library and the Lenox Library were consolidated with the Tilden Trust to form the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations. The Astor Library was a public reference library begun in 1839 and incorporated ten... more
New York Public Library. 115th Street Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5844
.33 linear feet (1 box)
The 115th Street Branch of The New York Public Library was opened in 1908. The library building was designed by the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White and was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. Publicity materials and... more
New York Public Library. 125th Street Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5845
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The 125th Street Branch of The New York Public Library was opened in 1904. The library building was designed by the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White and was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. Reports, administrative files... more
New York Public Library. 67th Street Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5868
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The 67th Street Branch of The New York Public Library was opened in 1905. The library building was designed by the architectural firm of Babb, Cook & Willard and was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. The branch closed for... more
New York Public Library. 96th Street Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5843
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The 96th Street Branch of The New York Public Library was opened in 1905. The library building was designed by the architectural firm of Babb, Cook & Willard and was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. Publicity materials... more
New York Public Library. Aguilar Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5782
.5 linear feet linear feet (1 box)
Brochures, clippings and program information from the Aguilar Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library.
New York Public Library Archives
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Reports, memos, clippings and administrative files documenting operations of Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library.
New York Public Library. Bloomingdale Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5786
.5 linear feet linear feet (1 box)
Reports, brochures and program information from the Bloomingdale Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5636
.2 cubic foot
The Councils of the New York Public Library are groups of citizens who work closely with the Board of Trustees to promote knowledge of and support for the Library. The first council to be created by the Board, in 1949, was the Women's Council, now... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4931
Records of three founding members of The New York Public Library Board of Trustees: John L. Cadwalader, Lewis Cass Ledyard and George Lockhart Rives. Records document the founding and early years of The Library.
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Agent for Carnegie Sites
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG5 4934
Alanson T. Briggs (1871-1946) served as Agent for Carnegie Sites of The New York Public Library from 1901-1910. He assisted the Board of Trustees in selecting sites for branch libraries, appraised them in conjunction with the Board of Appraisors,... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Clerk
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG5 4933
.2 cubic foot
The Clerk of the New York Public Library was delegated by the Board of Trustees in its early years to carry out various official and legal duties. During the period of these records, the position was held by Alanson T. Briggs, who became the Agent... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Committee on Branch Libraries
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4920
.4 cubic foot
The Committee on Branch Libraries, formerly the Circulation Department Committee, and prior to that, the Committee on Circulation, oversees the operation of the circulating libraries in the N.Y.P.L. system. It was established in 1901 as a standing... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Committee on Research Libraries
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG5 4919
1.6 cubic foot
The Committee on Research Libraries was originally named the Library Committee when it was created by the N.Y.P.L. Board of Trustees shortly after the incorporation of the Library. The Library Committee stood to oversee the selection, arrangement... more