Administrative Files includes a nearly complete run of annual reports from 1889-1932 (not present: 1890-1891, 1892-1893, 1895-1896, 1898-1899, 1899-1900); League meeting minutes and various committee meeting minutes collated and arranged chronologically; records and notes regarding changes in the League Constitution and By-Laws; vendor receipts; some Secretary's files from the late 1920s-1943; a history of the League written by founding member Cass Gilbert, and other administrative records.
Folders are arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
The Architectural League of New York records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Architectural League of New York records, 1880s-1974, bulk 1927-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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