Photographic reproductions of most materials may be ordered through the Department of Rights and Reproductions.For more information about this service, please ask at the Library's main reference desk or call (212) 485-9282.A large and growing percentage of catalog records for manuscripts may be accessed through NYU's Bob Cat system.

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Search the card and online catalogs under United States-History-Revolution-Registers, lists, etc. Please see also A Guide to Military History Guides.

Manuscripts, Newspapers, Broadsides, Maps & Periodicals Manuscripts The Manuscript Department's holdings generated by, and relating to, the American Revolution are extensive, both in breadth and depth.

Klingenstein Library and its programming is provided by Ruth and Sid Lapidus, the New York State Education Department, Library Division, and Placer Partners.

Important support for processing and digitizing the Library’s collections is provided by The Henry Luce Foundation, the Robertson Foundation, The Archives and Catalogues Program of the Leon Levy Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Pine Tree Foundation of New York, the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the Peck Stacpoole Foundation, and METRO New York.

A small portion of the Library’s printed collections are now stored offsite.

Any item with the designation of “Offsite” on a catalog record may be requested for onsite use in the Library’s reading room.

These are indicated in this guide with the words "Reading Room Reference." For all other books, please fill out call slips and submit them at the main reference desk. History Military Personnel: Muster Rolls, Registers & Indexes These lists identify personnel and also provide insight into the structure and economics of the military for this time period.

The following sources, about United States and New York City history, contain a significant amount of information about the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods and are recommended for those just beginning their research. In addition to the sources listed here, the library also holds lists of military personnel for each of the colonies.

Other subscription databases include American National Biography, American Periodical Series, Ancestry.com, Grove Art Online, Harper's Weekly, Journal of American History, JSTOR Early Journal Content, New York Online Virtual Library, Oxford English Dictionary, and Pro Quest Historical Newspapers New York Times. This guide covers the years 1775 to 1783, with the inevitable steps forward and backward.