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Found 80 collections related to Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York

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New York Public Library. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5561
2 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1923-1940.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4947
Records from the office of Franklin F. Hopper (1878-1950), Director of the New York Public Library from 1941-1946.
New York Public Library. Picture Collection
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5850
6 linear feet (10 boxes)
Reports, correspondence, news clippings and administrative files documenting operation of the Picture Collection of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Building Superintendent
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5023
Records consist of general files, 1911-1920, relating to maintenance of the Central Building of The New York Public Library; and payrolls, 1911-1916.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Bursar's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5017
Harry J. Grumpelt served as Bursar of the Library for many years until his retirement in 1950. New York Public Library Reference Department account books, and a study of Reference Department finances with related research materials.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Business Superintendent
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5022
Ferris Lockwood was appointed Business Superintendent of The New York Public Library shortly after the institution's founding in 1895. Correspondence pertaining to the physical plant of various NYPL branch libraries and the Central Building.
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Executive Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4908
23.25 cubic feet
The Executive Committee, one of the original standing committees of the Board of Trustees, takes general charge of the administration of the affairs of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation. It is empowered to act on behalf of the Board of Trustees in between... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Finance Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4912
9 cubic feet
The Finance Committee, one of the original standing committees of the Board of Trustees, has general direction of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation's finances, particularly the investment of funds. It consists of no fewer than three trustees, the Treasurer... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Medical Officer
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5068
Correspondence, surveys and reports regarding the working hours and health of NYPL staff, and sanitary conditions in various branch libraries.
New York Public Library. Melrose Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5832
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Reports, brochures and administrative records of the Melrose Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Muhlenberg Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5837
4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Reports, brochures, news clippings and administrative files documenting the Muhlenberg Branch of The New York Public Library.
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. Superintendent of Training
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG8 5740
.33 linear feet (1 box)
The New York Public Library first organized classes in 1901 to train staff in its Circulation Department (later renamed the Branch Libraries). From 1911-1926 NYPL also operated a Library School, which prepared staff for Librarian positions, while... more
New York Public Library. Parkchester Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5847
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Reports, brochures, program flyers and administrative files documenting the Parkchester Branch of The New York Public Library.
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. Research Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5114
Administrative files from the office of Rutherford D. Rogers, Chief of the Reference Department of The New York Public Library from 1955-1957.
New York Public Library. Riverside Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5860
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Brochures, clippings and correspondence documenting the Riverside Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. South Beach Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5870
.33 linear feet (1 box)
The South Beach Branch of The New York Public Library, located in Staten Island, originated in the early 1950s as a "sub-branch" with limited hours and a small collection of circulating books. In 2000, the branch moved to a new building at 21-25... 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. St. George Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5864
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
The St. George Branch of The New York Public Library opened on June 26, 1907. The largest library on Staten Island, it was designed by Carrere and Hastings, architects of the neighboring Borough Hall and County Court House. The branch was... 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. Stapleton Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5872
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Stapleton Branch of The New York Public Library opened in 1907 on Canal Street in Staten Island. The library was constructed with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie, and was designed by the architectural firm of Carrere and Hastings. Reports,... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4951
Records from the office of Ralph A. Beals, Director of the New York Public Library from 1946-1954.
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Secretary
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4883
Records of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library. The Secretary is a member and officer of the Board and is responsible for the keeping of the records of The New York Public Library Corporation and the minutes of... more
New York Public Library. Seward Park Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5867
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Reports, memoranda, correspondence, brochures, clippings and administrative files documenting the operation of the Seward Park Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Readers' Adviser
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5684
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Book lists, annual reports, brochures and miscellaneous administrative files documenting activity of Readers' Adviser program of The New York Public Library from 1932-1970.
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. 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. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5560
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1909-1918.
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