Patricia D. Klingenstein Library
One of the oldest, most distinguished libraries in the nation, New-York Historical's Patricia D. Klingenstein Library holds millions of books, newspapers, maps, manuscript and archival collections, prints, photographs, and architectural collections. It is a vital center of research into the history of New York and the nation.
The majority of the Library's collections have been processed and catalogued, and may be found by searching the online catalog.
Need reference assistance? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your question. A librarian will answer your email in 2-4 weeks.
In addition to our online resources, research tools are available in our Library's reading room.
The expanding Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Library includes photographs of New York City, Revolutionary Era maps and manuscripts, Civil War materials, and numerous other historical images and resources.
The Diamonstein-Spielvogel Institute
The Diamonstein-Spielvogel Institute for New York City History, Politics, and Community Activism is a new collecting and programmatic initiative within the New-York Historical Society.
New-York Historical’s fellowships provide scholars with deep resources and an intellectual community to develop new research and publications. We're now accepting applications for the 2022–2023 academic year.