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Research Appointment Request

Qualified researchers may access materials from the Gilder Lehrman Collection at the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library in the New-York Historical Society. Please use this form to request an appointment with our Special Collections Librarian and indicate which materials you are interested in viewing. Appointments are available Tuesday–Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Appointments must begin no later than 1:30 p.m.

All information requested is for the purpose of monitoring the needs of patrons and guiding the development of collections. This information will be held in the strictest of confidence and will not be released to persons or agencies outside the archives except in a form that ensures the patron’s anonymity.

To facilitate your research, you may save a draft of this form while you search our online catalog. You may come back to it at any time prior to submission to add additional items to your request.