On July 31, 1948, New York International Airport was dedicated. You may be wondering what that is, considering that none of the airports that serve the New York City metropolitan area are called that. Well, before it was called JFK, and even before it was called Idlewild, the airport was dedicated as the New York International Airport, Anderson Field.
It was commonly called Idlewild Airport, given that it was built on the previous Idlewild Golf Course and...Read More
The New-York Historical Society family is saddened by the death of Nina Gray, a staff curator at New-York Historical from 1985 to 1990 and a co-curator of the groundbreaking 2007 exhibition, A New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls. The following obituary was published in the New York Times:
GRAY--Nina, an independent curator of American decorative arts, died at home in Manhattan on May 20, 2013. Nina was born in Boston and attended...Read More
Earlier this week, the New York Times took a look at the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, a group of young archivists, librarians, and historians who meet up and network around the city. One member featured was our very own Curator of Manuscripts, Maurita Baldock! But what exactly does that job entail? We sat down with Maurita for a more in-depth look at her job, journey, and some of her favorite collections.
First off, what...Read More
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