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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.
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. Chatham Square Branch
New York Public Library Archives
6 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Chatham Square Branch of The New York Public Library opened in 1903 at 33 East Broadway in Manhattan, replacing a branch of the New York Free Circulating Library that had served the neighborhood for four years. The building was designed by the... more
New York Public Library. Mott Haven Branch.
New York Public Library Archives
4 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Mott Haven Branch of The New York Public Library, located at 140th Street and Alexander Avenue in the Bronx, opened in 1905. The library building was designed by the architectural firm of Babb, Cook and Willard and was constructed with funds... more
New York Public Library. High Bridge Branch.
New York Public Library Archives
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The High Bridge Branch of The New York Public Library originated in 1901 as the High Bridge Free Library. In 1908 it was incorporated into The New York Public Library and moved to its present location at West 168th Street between Woodycrest and... more
New York Public Library. Harlem Branch.
New York Public Library Archives
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Harlem Branch of The New York Public Library, located on West 124th Street in Manhattan, originated in 1825 as the Harlem Library. This institution merged with NYPL in 1903. The current branch building, opened in 1909, was designed by the... more
New York Public Library. Tompkins Square Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5875
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Tompkins Square Branch traces its origins to the Fifth Street Branch of the Aguilar Free Library, which opened in 1887 at 624 Fifth Street on Manhattan's lower east side. The branch moved several times prior to the 1903 merger of the Aguilar... more
New York Public Library. Webster Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5884
6 linear feet (15 boxes)
Reports, correspondence, accession books, financial records, news clippings and administrative files documenting operations of Webster Branch of The New York Public Library.