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Bronx Research: Archival Collections

Includes references to books, archival collections, digital sources and web sites sources helpful in researching the Bronx.

Leonard Lief Library

Special Collections holds the

Bronx Institute Archives:

  • Oral history interviews
  • Photographs
  • Minutes
  • Books
  • Sheet maps and atlases
  • Documents
  • Organizational archives

Contact  Prof. Janet Munch

at 718 960-8603 or

for an appointment.

Special Materials

Notable archival collections include the following:

  • Bronx Regional and Community History Oral Collection
  • Bronx African American History Project
  • Riverdale Neighborhood House Collection
  • Papers of Jill Jonnes (South Bronx)
  • Fordham Manor Reformed Church Collection*
  • Rev. Dr. William A. Tieck Collection (Riverdale, Kingsbridge and Spuyten Duyvil
  • Robert Loeb Collection (parks and forests)
  • Bronx Chamber of Commerce Collection*


Primary Sources