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Committee on the Consolidation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries records,

Title
Committee on the Consolidation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries records, 1894-1899.
Author
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Committee on the Consolidation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries.

Details

Found In
(CStRLIN)NYPW92-A125
Description
.2 cubic foot.
Subjects
Terms of Use (note)
  • All rights reserved. Permission to quote must be obtained in writing from the New York Public Library.
Biography (note)
  • The Committee on Consoliation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries was created in 1895 and reached an agreement to consolidate and establish the N.Y.P.L. on May 23 of that year. Its nine members were: T.M. Markoe, John L. Cadwalader, and Edward King, representing the Astor Library; Alexander Maitland, Frederick Sturges, and George L. Rives of the Lenox Library; and Lewis Cass Ledyard, Andrew H. Green, and Alexander E. Orr of the Tilden Trust.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Unpublished finding aid available at repository.
Linking Entry (note)
  • The history of the Board of Trustees is described separately.
Processing Action (note)
  • Accessioned
Call Number
MssArc 4902
Author
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Committee on the Consolidation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries.
Title
Committee on the Consolidation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries records, 1894-1899.
Summary
The records of the Committee on Consolidation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries date from 1894 to 1899 and consist of legal papers and correspondence regarding the creation of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation.
Terms Of Use
All rights reserved. Permission to quote must be obtained in writing from the New York Public Library.
Biography
The Committee on Consoliation of the Astor, Lenox and Tilden Libraries was created in 1895 and reached an agreement to consolidate and establish the N.Y.P.L. on May 23 of that year. Its nine members were: T.M. Markoe, John L. Cadwalader, and Edward King, representing the Astor Library; Alexander Maitland, Frederick Sturges, and George L. Rives of the Lenox Library; and Lewis Cass Ledyard, Andrew H. Green, and Alexander E. Orr of the Tilden Trust.
Indexes
Unpublished finding aid available at repository.
Linking Entry
The history of the Board of Trustees is described separately.
Found In:
(CStRLIN)NYPW92-A125
Research Call Number
MssArc 4902
RG 5
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