2014 Archives Field Day

Courtesy of the Bern Dibner Library, Poly Archives

visit the Field Day early for prizes, and then check out a talk at 2:30 pm by Manhattan Borough Historian Michael Miscione, titled "The Great Subway Race."

Event Description:

Curious about the history of sports and leisure in New York City? Then spend part of your Saturday afternoon at the Archives Field Day, sponsored by the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. This event is free and open to the public.


March 22, 2014

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Warburg Lounge, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY  10128

Event Summary:

The event was held at 92nd Street Y’s Warburg Lounge and challenged visitors to solve a series of questions using primary sources from area museums, archives, and libraries. The theme was Sports & Leisure. Each puzzle solved gave a passport stamp, along with drawings for prizes.

Participating institutions included:

Trinity Church Wall Street

Polytechnic School of Engineering, New York University

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Police Athletic League

National Archives at New York City

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Girl Scouts of the USA, National Historic Preservation Center

New-York Historical Society

Coney Island History Project

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