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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.

Examples:

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.

Example:

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

Archives records
Art Reference Library records
Arthur Smith papers
Arthur W. Clement papers
Audioguide collection
Audiovisual collection
Arts of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas Department records Arts of Asia Department records Bernhard Gutmann letters
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 Philharmonic Society records
Chief Curator records
Collections Management Department records
Comment Book collection
Community Committee records
Community Gallery records
Conservation Department records
Conservation Laboratory records
Costumes and Textiles Department records Culin Archival collection Decorative Arts Department records
Digital Collections and Services Department records
Design Department records
Development Department records
Editorial Department records
Education Division records
Egyptian, Classical and Ancient Middle Eastern Art Department records Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art records
Emil Fuchs papers: General correspondence
Emil Fuchs papers: Visual materials
Finance Department records
Goodyear Archival collection Industrial Division records
Lantern Slide collection
Manuscripts collection
Memorial minutes
Museum Building records
Museum Legal Counsel records.
Natural History Department records
Object Documentation collection
Office of the Director records Operations Department records
Personnel Department records
Photograph collection Photography Department records
Painting and Sculpture Department records Printed Ephemera collection
Prints, Drawings and Photographs Department records Public Information Department records. Registrar's Office records
Report and Survey collection
Wardwell Archival collection
Wilbour Archival collection