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Korean Collections at The New York Public Library: A Survey: About

About the Korean Collection

The New York Public Library holds a sumptuous array of rare Korean prints and manuscripts from the 14th century to the early 20th century. This guide provides a survey of these items in hopes of increasing scholars, artists, and students' awareness of these collections. This survey of rare Korean artifacts will serve as a benefit to researchers and scholars in this field, as the provenance of many of these rare Korean prints and manuscripts is still unknown due to the absence of their documentation. In addition to prints and manuscripts, this guide will also highlight collections of photographs, maps, and other printed texts.

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Hee-Gwone Yoo
Librarian, General Research Division
The New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, Main Reading Room
New York, 10018-2788