To request an in-person research appointment, please create a Special Collections Account, then follow these steps:
Please note: To book an appointment through the Special Collections account, we currently require that patrons choose specific collections from the Catalog or the Archives Portal. If you need help finding specific collections to request, or would like to visit without selecting collections beforehand, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-491-2057.
Here are some things you should know before visiting the Photographs and Prints Division at the Schomburg Center. For additional information, check out NYPL's Plan Your Research Visit page.