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Art Resources from Home: Library Catalogs

Covering subject areas in art, art history, architecture, fashion, prints and photography. Guide by Miguel Rosales.

Use the Library's Research Catalog to find and request physical and electronic delivery of items from NYPL Research Libraries, Columbia University Libraries, and Princeton University Libraries.

Items that are eligible for Scan & Deliver will display a blue 'Request' button. Cardholders can make up to five requests per week.

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Search the catalog of prints and photographs held within the Wallach Division.

Archives Portal

NYPL Archives Portal

On this site, you can search The New York Public Library's vast holdings, initiate a research visit, submit a query to an archivist, and access digitized material. Look for the  image to indicate that portions of the collection have been digitized. These materials are free to view and use, even without an NYPL library card.

Get Help

For further assistance in using any of these resources you can contact the Art & Architecture staff by email at