15 July, 2008. New York, NY. Books acquired from the New York Public Library sit on a table of the reading room of the NYPL. In the back ground is Ruth Carr, Chief Librarian of United States History, Local History and Genealogy. Up to 75,000 pieces were acquired from The Genealogical Society by the New York Public Library. The entire collection will be received between August and September and will then be cataloged for several years.
©2008 Gianni Cipriano for The New York Times
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