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New York Public Library. Research Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5115
.2 cubic foot
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... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4960
.4 cubic feet
Richard De Gennaro (1926-) was Director of the New York Public Library from 1987 to 1990, at which time he assumed the position of Librarian of Harvard College. Prior to his appointment at N.Y.P.L., he had held senior library positions at Harvard... more
Anderson, F.O.
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6654
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This folder contains one letter to The Librarian of the NYPL requesting information on the great penman Prof. J.D. WIlliams by Major F.O. Anderson, editor of the Penmen's News Letter.
Anderson, Forrest
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6655
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This folder contains a letter to the NYPL Librarian regarding a correction slip for Anderson's book "Sea Pieces."
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6710
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American Marxist author, lecturer, and apologist. Contains one letter to Mrs. Juanita Doares, New York Public Library, regarding publications of the American Institute for Marxist Studies.
Averell, William Woods, 1832-1900
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6809
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter from Michael N. Veres to Robert W. Hill of the New York Public Library informing him that the collection of William Wood Averell papers had been donated to the State Library at Albany dated 22 Jan. 1951.
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6669
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American novelist, short-story writer, poet, and journalist. Contains one autograph of Sherwood Anderson and a letter from Mrs. Anderson granting permission to Charles Modlin to copy and publish letters of her husband dated 10 May 1981.
Albers, Josef
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6547
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract painter, glass designer, photographer, and typographer. The folder contains an envelope to Joseph T. Rankin, Curator of NYPL stamped 1972; a letter to Mr. Rankin asking for verification of a quote in the NY Times art section on 31Oct.... more
Alexander, Sidney, 1912-1999
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6577
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American poet. The folder contains a letter to the New York Public Library regarding the availability of his work, dated 8 April 1958.
Buch, Emilio
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7924
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Clare, Marguerite
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 8506
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
She sends a copy of her novel "Smoldering Fire" and regrets she cannot return to the United States to research for her seventh book which will have an American background.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Architect
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5015
30 cubic feet
The Library has usually had an architect on staff to coordinate construction projects and building renovations. This individual has also had custody of the architectural drawings created by the Library or by outside architectural firms. Records of... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Art Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG5 4923
.1 cubic foot
The Art Committee of the Board of Trustees, established in the Library's early years, has general supervision over pictures, paintings, statuary, and other objects of art belonging to the N.Y.P.L. Corporation. Records of the Art Committee consist... more
New York Public Library. Research Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5117
.2 cubic foot
Edward Geier Freehafer (1909-1985) was Director of the New York Public Library from 1954 to 1971. Except for a brief tenure in 1944-1945 as Assistant Librarian of the Brown University Library, he spent his entire career at the New York Public... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Interlibrary Cooperation Project Team
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4925
.4 cubic foot
The Project Team was established by the Board of Trustees to consider the financial costs and benefits of cooperative programs. Membership included trustees, officers, staff, and outsiders. Records include background materials and the final report... more
New York Public Library. Staff Association
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG9 5924
12.3 cubic feet
The New York Public Library Staff Association was formed in 1917. The Association's original purpose was to foster the social and physical well-being of the staff and bring together staff from the Reference Dept. and the Circulation Dept. By 1925,... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Space Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4928
.8 cubic foot
The Space Committee of the N.Y.P.L. Board of Trustees was established in 1955 to discern the space needs of the various divisions in the Research Library. Its members were: Chairman Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., Edward G. Freehafer, Morris Hadley, Carl... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Public Education Program
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5078
395 sound recordings (341 audiocassettes and 54 digital files)
The New York Public Library's Public Education Program (PEP) was established in 1983 as a forum for public lectures, panel discussions, interviews, and performances. Sound recordings in this collection consist of audiocassettes and digital sound... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Treasurer
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4894
12.75 cubic feet
The Treasurer of the Board of Trustees is a member and officer of the Board, responsible for the financial matters of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation. Those who have served as Treasurer for the period of the records here described are: Edward King... 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. 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. Fort Washington Branch.
New York Public Library Archives
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Reports, administrative records and publicity material documenting the operations of the Fort Washington Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Fordham Library Center.
New York Public Library Archives
4 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Fordham Library Center of The New York Public Library opened in 1923. Because of the need for expanded reference services for the borough, the Bronx Reference Center was added to the branch in 1931. By the 1950s the library had become... 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. Belmont Branch.
New York Public Library Archives
.33 linear feet (1 box)
The Belmont Branch of The New York Public Library, located in the heart of the "Little Italy of The Bronx," was established in 1981. Also known as The Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, the three-floor branch was built as a result of the local... more
New York Public Library. Central Circulation Branch.
New York Public Library Archives
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Records include office forms, pamphlets, administrative files and a scrapbook documenting operations of the Central Circulation Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4953
Records of Edward Geier Freehafer, Director of The New York Public Library from 1954-1971. Records pertain to financial matters, library space, preservation of older library materials, acquisitions of new collections of art, manuscripts and rare... more
New York Public Library. Eastchester Branch.
New York Public Library Archives
.33 linear feet (1 box)
The Eastchester Branch of The New York Public Library began serving the Baychester and Williamsbridge sections of the Bronx in 1950 when it was housed in the Eastchester Gardens Housing Project. In August 1985 the library moved to its present... more
New York Public Library. Edenwald Branch.
New York Public Library Archives
.33 linear feet (1 box)
The Edenwald Branch of The New York Public Library, located on East 233rd Street in the Bronx, opened in 1973. Reports and publicity material documenting the operations of the Edenwald Branch of The New York Public Library.
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.