Research Catalog

Washington Heights Branch records,

Title
Washington Heights Branch records, 1914-1995.
Author
New York Public Library. Washington Heights Branch.
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Description
.33 linear foot (1 box).
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • NYPL Archives.
Biography (note)
  • The Washington Heights Branch of The New York Public Library traces its origins to the Washington Heights Free Library, established in 1868.
Call Number
MssArc RG8 5883
Author
New York Public Library. Washington Heights Branch.
Title
Washington Heights Branch records, 1914-1995.
Summary
Reports, correspondence and administrative files documenting operations of Washington Heights Branch of The New York Public Library.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
The Washington Heights Branch of The New York Public Library traces its origins to the Washington Heights Free Library, established in 1868.
This institution merged with NYPL in 1901. In 1914 the branch moved to its present building at 1000 St. Nicholas Avenue, which was designed by the architectural firm of Carrere & Hastings, and was built with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie.
Finding Aids
Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Free Circulating Libraries records, NYPL Archives.
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Research Call Number
MssArc RG8 5883
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