Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on Tuesday, April 21. For details, please visit our calendar.

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American Manuscripts

The New-York Historical Society's manuscript collections contain over 2 million items of archival materials, including family papers and organizational and business records. This website presents a selection of collections that document the lives of important New Yorkers and Americans as well as average citizens.
 
Click here to view the full collection

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