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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, 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.
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.
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.
Bartlett, Paul Wayland, 1865-1925
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7049
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American expatriate sculptor.
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.
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.
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.
Baxter, Percival Proctor, 1876-1969
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 7099
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Governor of Maine, 1923-25;
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.
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.
Bacon, Augustus Octavius, 1839-1914
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6837
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
J.S. Billings, Director of NYPL
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.
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
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.
Arliss, George, 1868-1946
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 6729
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter, undated, requesting the Librarian to inform him how much he should pay for a copy of the bulletin on Aquatints.
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
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. 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. 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 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
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Committee on the Consolidation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4902
.2 cubic foot
The Committee on Consoliation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries was created in 1895 and reached an agreement to consolidate and establish the N.Y.P.L. on May 23 of that year. Its nine members were: T.M. Markoe, John L. Cadwalader, and... more