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New York City Digital Collection of Historical Books


A subset of the Making of America digital library (the University of Michigan site), this collection consists of 335 volumes focusing on New York City, including several editions of the Directory of social and health agencies of New York City. The

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: New York City History; Area and Cultural Studies; American Studies; Image Collections

Notes: Digital conversion of the volumes was made possible through a gift from UM alumnus Lawrence Portnoy.

Dates of Coverage: 19th century

Format: Web