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Guide to Digital Research in Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books: Welcome

How to conduct manuscripts, archives, and rare books research using the online resources of The New York Public Library

Drawing of the library, showing the Fifth Avenue and Forty-second Street facades
Drawing of the library, showing the Fifth Avenue and Forty-second Street facades

This guide provides an overview of:

  1. The Library's discovery tools for locating archival and rare book material,
  2. How to access digitized images from these collections, when available, and
  3. Other research support services related to primary source research, including reproduction considerations and seeking the assistance of Library staff.

Explore these resources using the tabs above.  If you have questions about this subject, or research in the Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room for Rare Books and Manuscripts more generally, contact its staff using the email button to the right.

 

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