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Conditions Governing Access

Open to qualified researchers. Researchers will be restricted to view-only settings when requesting remote access to digital materials.

Conditions Governing Use

Taking images of documents from the library collections for reference purposes by using hand-held cameras and in accordance with the library's photography guidelines is encouraged. As an alternative, patrons may request up to 20 images per day from staff. Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit:

Some formats, such as CDs, floppy disks, and certain digital files, may not be accessible due to file corruption or because the library does not have the equipment or proprietary software necessary to make the information they contain accessible. Patrons may request view-only remote access to digital materials. A full manifest of the individual files comprising the series is available from the reference librarian on request.

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024