Research Catalog

Secretary records

Title
Secretary records, 1895-1928.
Author
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Secretary.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Found In
(CStRLIN)NYPW92-A125
Description
3.7 cubic feet.
Summary
The Letterbooks consist of six volumes covering the years 1895 to 1919. This outgoing correspondence was usually signed by the Secretary or the Clerk of the Board of Trustees. The Letters Received are arranged alphabetically and many of the letters are from John Shaw Billings, Director of the New York Public Library, or from the architectural firm of Carrere & Hastings regarding the Central Building. The Subject Files consist of alphabetical files kept by the Secretary. Primary topics include members of the Board of Trustees, relations with the City of New York, and operations of the Circulation and Reference Departments of the Library.
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Board of Trustees records are closed for 50 years from time of creation.
Terms of Use (note)
  • All rights reserved. Permission to quote must be obtained in writing from the New York Public Library.
Biography (note)
  • The Secretary of the Board of Trustees is a member and officer of the Board and is responsible for the keeping of the records of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation and the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees and all its committees. Those who held the position of Secretary for the period of the records here described are: George L. Rives (1895-1902), Charles H. Russell (1902-1921), William Sloane (1921-1922), and Frank L. Polk (1923-1932).
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  • Unpublished finding aid available at repository.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 4883
OCLC
NYPW92-A58
Author
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Secretary.
Title
Secretary records, 1895-1928.
Access
Board of Trustees records are closed for 50 years from time of creation.
Terms Of Use
All rights reserved. Permission to quote must be obtained in writing from the New York Public Library.
Biography
The Secretary of the Board of Trustees is a member and officer of the Board and is responsible for the keeping of the records of the N.Y.P.L. Corporation and the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees and all its committees. Those who held the position of Secretary for the period of the records here described are: George L. Rives (1895-1902), Charles H. Russell (1902-1921), William Sloane (1921-1922), and Frank L. Polk (1923-1932).
Indexes
Unpublished finding aid available at repository.
Linking Entry
The history of the Board of Trustees is described separately.
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Finding Aid
Found In:
(CStRLIN)NYPW92-A125
Research Call Number
MssArc 4883
RG 5
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