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Category Archives: New York University Archives

The Grey Art Gallery Triptych of Ephemera

This post is contributed by Aleksandr Gelfand, a graduate student in the Archives and Public History Program at NYU. He currently works at the University Archives and is processing the Records of the Grey Art Gallery and Study Center. The Grey Art Gallery and Study

Beyond the Reference Desk: Archival Education Institute 2010

On Saturday, December 4, I attended the inaugural Archival Education Institute, presented by the National Archives at New York City, the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York (ART), and the Association of Teachers of Social Studies (ATSS)/United Federation of Teachers (UFT) with funding from

Unsolved Mystery–Detective Work in the Archives

Today’s post comes from Stephanie Schmeling, who works as an Archives Assistant in the New York University Archives. Stephanie is in her second year of the Archives and Public History Master’s Program at NYU. Have you ever watched History Detectives on PBS? Well, if you

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Archives Week 2010

Happy Archives Week, everyone! The Archivists Round Table of New York is sponsoring a series of tours, lectures, and other events to commemorate the 22nd Archives Week (October 10-16, 2010). You can find a list of events, complete with RSVP information, on the Archivists Round

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The Case of the Manhattan Bridge Blueprints

The following post was written by Lindsay Dumas, a former archival assistant at the New York University Archives. In August 2009 I uncovered an original blueprint of the Manhattan Bridge while processing boxes of unsorted blueprints that were part of the Records of the Office

“Perstare et Praestare: Commencement at NYU”

A small exhibit case highlighting the commencement ceremonies at New York University entitled “Perstare et Praestare: Commencement at NYU” opened at the University Archives this past week. In the months leading up to commencement, the senior class at NYU celebrated its existence and prepared for

Introduction to the New York University Archives

The New York University Archives preserves and provides access to the historical records of the University. Formally established in 1977, the University Archives has approximately 9500 linear feet of holdings in a variety of formats. While we serve as the repository for the official records