Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

The Graphic Materials Collections fall into four major categories: prints (engravings and lithographs); photographs; architectural collections; and ephemera (trade cards and other advertisements, broadsides, sheet music, and other paper items). For further assistance see the specific material descriptions or contact a librarian. Patrons are required make appointments to view materials from the Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architecture. Collection level records are available for the majority of these collections through the library's online catalog. Electronic guides or finding aids are available for many of the collections of the Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architecture.

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Phone: (212)485-9228

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