Vertical Files

Diorama of American Egret Group, North American Bird Hall. (AMNH image no. 331854)

Diorama of American Egret Group, North American Bird Hall. (AMNH image no. 331854)


The Library's Vertical Files include: biographical files, and files on temporary and permanent exhibits, Museum departments, Museum expeditions and special events. The files are composed of clippings, press releases, correspondence and other assorted ephemera.

The files are located in the Special Collections reading room and are accessible without an appointment to public researchers during public hours and to Museum staff whenever the Library is open.