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    Before requesting an appointment, please use the Guide to the Archives’ Holdings to identify the materials you wish to consult so that we may better serve your research needs. That page also indicates whether the collections are located at our Midtown or Queens location.

    Manhattan hours: Wednesday–Friday, 1:00–5:00 p.m. Appointment required.

    Queens hours: Monday, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Appointment required.

    The Archives will be closed during July and August 2015.

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