The New York State Education Department’s Cultural Education Center (CEC) re-opened to the public on May 17, 2021.
Researchers seeking to access the State Archives and Library’s Manuscripts and Special Collections must schedule an appointment by email or phone. This enables staff to help you plan your research and retrieve materials in advance.
400 Years Later: the charter that launched the colony of New Netherland
With New Netherland Research Center Director Charles Gehring, author and researcher Jaap Jacobs, professor of History and International Relations Wim Klooster, and State Archivist Tom Ruller [originally aired June 3, 2021] is now available online.
The Luckiest Guy in the World: My Life In Politics
With former New York Attorney General Robert Abrams and New York State Archivist Tom Ruller [originally aired April 20, 2021] is now available online.
The State Archives Public Research Room is open, by appointment, Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Our online services, including our e-mail reference services and telephone reference continue to be available Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To make an appointment, call (518) 474-8955 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New York Archives Partnership Trust, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, supports education, preservation and outreach programs not funded by the state in order to make accessible archives from over 350 years of New York's colonial and state governments. Visit us at nysarchivestrust.org.