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Brooklyn Museum Archives
Citation Format

A citation is required when referencing material from the Brooklyn Museum Archives. If you are quoting or citing material from a document in a folder, include the proper citation for the material in the bibliography and as a footnote (if applicable).

Citation Format:
Brooklyn Museum Archives, Collection: Series. Folder title, Date.

Or when citing an item

Item Name, Folder title, Date. Collection: Series. Brooklyn Museum Archives, Brooklyn, N.Y.


Brooklyn Museum Archives, Department of Painting & Sculpture records: Objects. Purchases accepted (file #1343), 1947-1952.

Brooklyn Museum Archives, Department of Egyptian, Classical and Ancient Middle Eastern Art Department records: General correspondence. 1932-84. Capart, Jean [07], 1936.

Brooklyn Museum Archives, Office of the Director records: W.H. Fox, 1913-33. Paintings (file #243), 1914-1933.

Brooklyn Museum Archives, Culin Archival collection. General correspondence [1.3.145], 10/1927.

Citation Format for Unprocessed Material:
Brooklyn Museum Archives, Sub-Record Group. Folder title (folder date/s). Accessioned date. Box location, container number.


Brooklyn Museum Archives, Department of Decorative Arts records. American Room (1931-1939). Accessioned 9/6/1991. 70/B/1/c, RC 2/5.

All Archives Collections

Allen Wardwell papers [SC02]
Archives records [ARC]
Appleton Sturgis photographs [S34]
Art Reference Library records [ARL]
Art works & ephemera collection [S17]
Arthur Smith papers [SC03]
Arthur W. Clement papers [S28]
Arts of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas Department records [AON] Arts of Asia Department records [ASI] Audioguide collection [S26]
Audiovisual collection [S13]
Bernard V. Bothmer Egyptian sites photographs [S33]
Bernhard Gutmann letters [S29]
Brooklyn Aquarium Society records [S14]
Brooklyn Art Association records [S07]
Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences records Brooklyn Museum Acquisitions Committee minutes
Brooklyn Museum Art School records Brooklyn Museum Board of Trustees records Brooklyn Museum Executive Committee records
Brooklyn Museum Governing Committee records
Brooklyn Museum Staff Association records [STA]
Brooklyn Museum Yearbooks (clipping scrapbooks)
Brooklyn Philharmonic Society records
Chief Curator records [CHC]
Collections Management Department records [COL]
Visitor Comment Book collection [S27]
Community Committee records [S05]
Community Gallery records [COM]
Conservation Department records [CON]
Costumes and Textiles Department records [CTX]
Culin Archival collection [S01]
Decorative Arts Department records [DEC]
Design Department records [DES]
Development Department records [DEV]
Digital Collections and Services Department records [DIG]
E.L. Riefstahl papers [S32]
Editorial Department records [EDI]
Education Division records [EDU]
Egyptian, Classical and Ancient Middle Eastern Art Department records [ECA]
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art records [FAC]
Emil Fuchs papers [S02]
Exhibitions Department records [EXH]
Finance Department records [FIN]
Gallery Shop records [GAL]
Goodyear Archival collection [S03]
Industrial Division records
Lantern Slide collection [S03]
Manuscripts collection [S12]
Marketing Department records [MAR]
Mavericks collection [MAV]
Membership Department records [MEM]
Memorial minutes
Museum Building records
Museum Legal Counsel records [LEG]
Natural History Department records [NAT]
Non-Museum photographs collection [S31]
Object Documentation collection [S25]
Office of the Director records [DIR] Operations Department records [OPE]
Oral History collection [S15]
Personnel Department records [PER]
Photograph collection [S06] Photography Department records [PHO]
Painting and Sculpture Department records [P&S]
Printed Ephemera collection
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Department records [PDP]
Public Information Department records. [PUB] Public Programs records [PUP]
Registrar's Office records [REG]
Report and Survey collection [S19]
Wardwell Archival collection [SC02]
Wilbour Archival collection [S24] Wilbour Family papers [S30]
WPA project records