View the Guide to the Collections – an overview of the Municipal Archives collections, how they are organized, and how to request more information.

Featured Collections

  • Court Records, 1684 - 1966
  • Mayoral Collections
  • New Amsterdam Collection
  • WNYC

View the Digital Gallery: Search or browse photographs, audio-visual collections, documents, and maps in our digital collections portal.

Finding Aids describe collections held by the Municipal Archives. They include historical notes, subjects, and box/folder listings. The Municipal Archives continuously updates and add finding aids to document our collections.

Archives.NYC offers curated digital galleries from our collections and provides a glimpse into the work we do at the archives through our blog.