County: New York
Other Info: Thomas J. Watson Library is the central research library of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Its collection of books and periodicals relating to the history of art is one of the most comprehensive in the world. The primary mission of the library is to support the research activities of the Museum staff; in addition, it is open to all visitors college age and older upon registration. Housed within the library are the Florence and Herbert Irving Reading Room, the Arthur K. Watson Reference Room, and the Sherman Fairchild Center for Book Conservation.
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Administration: The director of the library is Ken Soehner .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 6, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 29, 2021.
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