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New York University Archives: Introduction

This guide will acquaint you with the resources available at the New York University Archives; inform you how to conduct research using these resources.

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What We Have

The NYU Archives hold a variety of materials from individuals and groups associated with the University and Washington Square Park.

Our collections and resources support and contribute to research on a wide range of topics for both the NYU community and outside scholars.

Read more about our collections.

About this Guide

This guide will help you search, identify, and access the many resources of the New York University Archives at Bobst Library. 

The NYU Archives contain the historical records of New York University, providing source material for administrators, faculty, students, alumni, and other members of the University community. 

Our collections are also used by scholars, authors, and others studying how NYU has impacted American social, cultural, and intellectual development. 

Contact Us

Please contact us via phone or email.

Use your Special Collections Research Account to make an appointment to view our collections

Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Visit the University Archives Website

We are located at:
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
10th Floor
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012