Guide to the Research Collections



GUIDE TO THE
RESEARCH COLLECTIONS
OF THE NEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY

 Compiled by
SAM P. WILLIAMS
 under the direction of
WILLIAM VERNON JACKSON
 and
JAMES W. HENDERSON
 with the editorial assistance of
HARVEY SIMMONDS, ROWE PORTIS
 and
WILLIAM L. COAKLEY

AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

 Chicago 1975

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data

Williams, Sam P

Guide to the research collections of the New York Public Library.

Replaces A guide to the reference collections of the New York Public Library, compiled by Karl Brown.

Includes index.

Z733.N6W54 027.4'747'1 75-15878

ISBN 0-8389-0125-5

Copyright 1975 by The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the publisher or The New York Public Library, except by a reviewer who may quote brief passages in a review.

Printed in the United States of America

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF

KARL BROWN

 and to all those who have contributed to the greatness of the research collections of The New York Public Library

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CONTENTS
PREFACE
+ INTRODUCTION -- WILLIAM VERNON JACKSON
+ GUIDE TO -- THE USE OF THIS VOLUME
+ Section -- I -- GENERAL MATERIALS
+ Section -- II: -- THE HUMANITIES
+ SECTION -- III -- THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
+ SECTION -- IV -- THE PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES
+ APPENDIXES -- PUBLISHED CATALOGS OF THE RESEARCH LIBRARIES' COLLECTIONS
LOCATION CHART
INDEX TO SUBJECTS -- AND COLLECTIONS