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Lydenberg, Hopper and Beals general correspondence, (bulk 1934-1954)

Title
Lydenberg, Hopper and Beals general correspondence, 1926-1957, (bulk 1934-1954)
Author
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Found In
(CStRLIN)NYPW92-A12
Description
59 linear feet (60 boxes).
Subjects
Terms of Use (note)
  • All rights reserved. Permission to quote must be obtained in writing from the New York Public Library.
Biography (note)
  • For biographical and historical information about Harry M. Lydenberg, Franklin F. Hopper and Ralph A. Beals, see entries for their individual Director's Office records.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Unpublished finding aid available at repository.
Provenance (note)
  • In 1941 when Franklin F. Hopper became Director of the New York Public Library he added his correspondence to the files of his predecessor, Harry M. Lydenberg. Additions were made both by interfiling into existing folders as well as creating new subject folders and adding them to the files. When Ralph A. Beals assumed the Directorship in 1946 he made additions to these files as well.
Linking Entry (note)
  • The history of the Director's Office is described separately.
Processing Action (note)
  • Inventoried
Call Number
MssArc 4952
Author
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office.
Title
Lydenberg, Hopper and Beals general correspondence, 1926-1957, (bulk 1934-1954)
Summary
Records consist of general library correspondence relating to the Research Library (or Reference Department) and Branch Libraries (or Circulation Department), including letters concerning acquisitions, acknowledgements, complaints, reports and memoranda from staff members and the Special Investigator's Office. There are also files containing correspondence with various federal, state and local governmental agencies and other public and private libraries. In addition to this series of amalgamated Director's Office records, smaller separate records series exist for the three individual Directors: Lydenberg, Hopper and Beals.
Terms Of Use
All rights reserved. Permission to quote must be obtained in writing from the New York Public Library.
Biography
For biographical and historical information about Harry M. Lydenberg, Franklin F. Hopper and Ralph A. Beals, see entries for their individual Director's Office records.
Indexes
Unpublished finding aid available at repository.
Linking Entry
The history of the Director's Office is described separately.
Connect to:
Occupation
Librarians.
Found In:
(CStRLIN)NYPW92-A12
Research Call Number
MssArc 4952
RG 6
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