orientation re washingtoniana materials @historical society, 20 May
Select Washingtoniana (DCPL) materials are now at the Historical Society of Washington, DC (HSW). DCPL & HSW are hosting an orientation session on Saturday 20 May 2017, 2-4pm, at the Kiplinger Research Library in the Carnegie Building @Mount Vernon Square.
Click here for registration information.
The Washingtoniana materials now @HSW include:
---Evening Star Photo Collection - Entire collection is accessible.
---DC Historical Image Collection - Entire collection is accessible.
---Vertical Files - All subject files are accessible.
---DC Punk Archive and Go-Go Archive - All processed collections are accessible.
---Book Collection - Washingtoniana books not duplicated at the Historical Society are accessible.
---Historic Building Permits (microfilm) - Permits from 1877 to 1949 are accessible.
---Directories (microfilm) - City directories (1822-1973), Haines Criss-Cross directories (1974-present) and telephone directories (1907-present) are accessible.
---Historic DC Newspapers (microfilm) - Historic local newspapers not available digitally are accessible on microfilm.
---Historic DC Regulations - Historic resources not duplicated at local law libraries are accessible.
---Tax assessment directories (microfilm) - Tax assessments (1874-2010) and Lusk’s sales directories are accessible.
---Genealogy Materials - Print resources and DC marriage records (microfiche) are accessible.
Patrons requesting access to the DCPL Washingtoniana Collection at HSW should contact DCPL staff (firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-727-1213) to request an appointment in the Kiplinger Research Library, noting specifically the material they are requesting to access and the requested appointment time. Appointments are available Tuesday-Friday between 10am and 4pm and one Saturday per month; please check calendar at DCHistory.org for Saturday dates. DCPL staff will respond to the request as promptly as possible.
Photo source: Bobak Ha'Eri/Wikipedia.