The Gilder Lehrman Collection is located on the lower level of the New-York Historical Society. Please visit the Collection to examine original historical documents and artifacts in person.

The Collection is available online. Browse our website for catalog information and select images.

For full digital access, please visit American History, 1493-1945, a subscription-based database of the Gilder Lehrman Collection, published by Adam Matthew Digital. Subscriptions to American History, 1493-1945 are available to libraries, schools, museums, and universities. To request a 30-day free trial, contact Meredith Godby, [email protected] or (703) 969-2850.

Copies of primary sources can also be requested for reference or permission to reproduce for publication.