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25. the landauer collection

The Landauer Collection consists primarily of thousands of 19th century busi­ness cards, professional advertisements, catalogues, souvenirs used by 19th cen­tury business firms, etc. This material, because of its pictorial nature, is especially in demand by commercial photographers, magazine editors and the like.

Included in this collection are the early and later 19th century bookplates col­lected by Mrs. Landauer, which are supplemented, in turn, by two collections of bookplates of the late 19th and early 20th century donated to the Library.

[Mrs. Landauer adds to this collection from her own funds.]

26. manuscript collection

The Manuscript Collection is one of the oldest in the Library. In 1813, only nine years after the Society was founded, fifty-one manuscripts were listed in the Society's Catalogue of its library. The collection now consists of over 300,000 sin­gle manuscripts and hundreds of bound volumes. Among these are papers of the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods, account books, diaries, journals, etc., of New York and early New Yorkers. The Manuscript Collection is particularly cohesive and is enriched, almost equally, by gift and purchase.

It is suggested that only material be purchased which has special relevance to material already in the collection.

27. periodicals

As of March 1958 we received a total of 398 periodicals. Of these, 222 were paid subscriptions and 289 were received “by exchange.” This is explained by the fact that some of these “exchanges” are to individuals or to institutions in which we desiere to have our Quarterly represented.

Of the 398 different periodicals which were received, some arrive annually, some quarterly, etc.

  • In order to reduce the flow of this material, with its attendant handling and storage problems, it is suggested that the paid subscriptions—66 in number—listed below be discontinued.
  • It is suggested that the "exchange" items—32 in number—listed below be dis­continued.
  • It is suggested that the exchange list be reviewed annually in order to avoid re­ceiving extraneous material and at the same time to assure ourselves that our Quarterly is received by those who welcome it.
  • It is suggested that new subscriptions and exchanges be based on the sugges­tions put forth in the previous pages.

Appendix e: presidents, librarians, and directors of the new-york historical society

Presidents
Egbert Benson, LL.D. 1805-1815
Gouverneur Morris 1816
DeWitt Clinton, LL.D. 1817-1819
David Hosack, M.D., LL.D. 1820-1827
James Kent, LL.D. 1828-1831
Morgan Lewis 1832-1835
Peter Gerard Stuyvesant 1836-1839
Peter Augustus Jay, LL.D. 1840-1842
Albert Gallatin, LL.D.' 1843-1849
Luther Bradish, LL.D. 1850-1863
Frederic De Peyster, LL.D. 1864-1866
Hamilton Fish, LL.D. 1867-1869
Thomas DeWitt, D.D. 1869-1871
Augustus Schell 1872
Frederic De Peyster, LL.D. 1873-1882
Augustus Schell 1883-1884
Benjamin Hazard Field 1885-1886
John Alsop King 1887-1900
Eugene Augustus HoflFman, D.D., LL.D. 1901-1902
Samuel Verplanck Hoffman 1903-1912
John Abeel Weekes 1913-1939
George A. Zabriskie, LL.D. 1939-1947
Fenwick Beekman, M.D. 1947-1956
Leroy E. Kimball, LL.D. 1956-1962
Irving S. Olds 1962-1963
Frederick B. Adams Jr. 1963-1970
Robert G. Goelet 1970-1987
Albert L. Key 1987-1989
Norman Pearlstine 1989-1993
Herbert S. Winokur Jr.
and Wilbur L. Ross Jr. 1993-1994
Miner H. Warner 1994-
Librarians
John Forbes 1805-1809
John Pintard, LL.D. 1810-1811
John W. Francis, M.D. 1812-1818
Frederick C. Schaeffer, D.D. 1819-1820
Henry M. Francis, M.D. 1821
Matthew C. Patterson 1822
Henry W. Ducachet, M.D. 1823
Robert Greenhow, M.D. 1824-1826
Richard Ray 1827
James A. Hillhouse 1828
John Delafield Jr. 1828-1830
Samuel Ward III 1831-1835
Joseph Blunt 1836-1839
George W. Folsom 1840-1841
George Gibbs 1842-1847
Jacob B. Moore 1848
George H. Moore 1849-1876
John Austin Stevens 1876-1878
Jacob B. Moore 1879-1887
Charles Isham 1888-1892
William Kelby 1893-1898
Robert H. Kelby 1898-1921
Alexander J. Wall 1921-1937
Directors
Alexander J. Wall 1937-1944
R.W.G. Vail, LittD., L.H.D. 1944-1960
James J. Heslin 1960-1982
James B. Bell 1982-1988
Barbara Knowles Debs 1988-1992
Betsy Gotbaum 1993-

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