This is the Department of Records and Information Newsletter, Municipal Library Notes, for November of 2019. This issue focuses on various election documents that can be found in the Municipal Library.
Here is a report from the Municipal Library vertical files dated 1932. It was prepared by the Regional Plan Association (RPA). Utilizing data from the 1930 census, engineers from the RPA determined that the center of population in New York City would be located in Calvary Cemetery in Queens.
Spotlight on: Municipal Library Notes - November Archives Transcription Project. The first type of transcription project involves legacy collection inventories originally written by hand or typed, that had never made it off the paper and into an electronic, searchable format.
Spotlight on: Census Resources. Although the Municipal Archives and Library Reading and Reference Rooms are currently closed to in-person researchers, we can still provide you with a quick overview of some historic demographic and census materials and online research assistance.