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New School photograph collectionBuildings and campus (NS040101.SII) ➔ Library of the New School for Social Research at 465 West 23rd Street

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

H. Shobbrook Collins (photographer)
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (commissioner)


before 1930

Work Type

photographic prints


Depicts library in the first location of The New School for Social Research, when it occupied six brownstone buildings in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. In course catalogs, it is described as a reading room.


library W 23rd St;Telephone 5159 Chelsea / H. Shobbrook Collins / Photographer / 400 W 23rd St. New York;Publisher Free Press / Author/Title Rutkoff / Figure No (or MSP) 1 I-B


box 4, folder 16




H. Shobbrook Collins. Library of the New School for Social Research at 465 West 23rd Street. before 1930. New School photograph collection; Buildings and campus (NS040101.SII). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Oct 2019.

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