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Charting the Library's History Through Call Slips


Find the Future | NYPL at 100

 Johannes NeuerThomas Lannon with a stack of call slips in the Manuscripts and Archives Division.
Photo: Johannes Neuer
As the marble masterpiece on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street turns 100, Thomas Lannon, Assistant Curator of the Manuscripts and Archives Division, takes a look back at its history by examining call slips from notable users of the Library, including Max Eastman, Lewis Mumford, Dorothy Parker, John Dos Passos, and Richard Gordon Wasson. Follow Thomas on a trip through time to find out what these Library patrons were researching and how it influenced their work.

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