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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. Terence Cardinal Cooke-Cathedral Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5790
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Reports, brochures and program information from the Terence Cardinal Cooke-Cathedral Branch of The New York Public Library.
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. 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. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5565
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1946-1970.
New York Public Library. Hamilton Fish Park Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5814
.5 linear feet linear feet (2 boxes)
Brochures and program information from the Hamilton Fish Park Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Research Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5109
3.5 cubic feet
Harry Miller Lydenberg (1874-1960) started at the Lenox Library, then served as administrative assistant to John Shaw Billings from 1899 to 1908, helping to plan the Central Building for the newly consolidated New York Public Library. He was the... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4946
Records of Harry Miller Lydenberg, Director of The New York Public Library from 1934-1941. Collection spans the years 1926-1970 (bulk 1926-1944), covering his term as Director and also his participation in numerous professional associations.
Lenox, James, 1800-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1732
4 linear feet linear feet (9 boxes)
Papers document the life of the New York bibliophile James Lenox, with an emphasis on his book collecting and philanthropic activities.
New York Public Library. Research Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5118
Administrative files and correspondence of James W. Henderson, Director of the Research Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1963 to 1977.
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. 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. Epiphany Branch
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5804
.33 linear feet linear feet (1 box)
Brochures, clippings and program fliers from the Epiphany Branch of The New York Public Library.
New York Public Library. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5563
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Memoranda, correspondence and files concerning administration of the Branch Libraries of The New York Public Library from 1940-1951.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Duplicating Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5069
13.5 cubic feet
The Printing Office was established in 1911 and produced forms, pamphlets, catalog cards, reports, and other publications for the Library. At one time it was called the Printing Office and Bindery and was an auxiliary unit of the Business Office.... more
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. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4945
Administrative filess and correspondence of Edwin Hatfield Anderson, Director of The New York Public Library from 1913-1934.
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. Branch Libraries. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5562
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 1942-1946.
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
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