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      1. ADB: MAYOR ABRAHAM D BEAME
      2. ALMSHOUSE LEDGER COLLECTION
      3. ART: DESIGN COMMISSION
      4. BODIES IN TRANSIT REGISTERS
      5. BOE: BOARD OF EDUCATION
      6. BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS
      7. BPB: BOROUGH PRESIDENT BROOKLYN
      8. BPM: BOROUGH PRESIDENT MANHATTAN
      9. BPQ: BOROUGH PRESIDENT QUEENS
      10. BPS: BRIDGES/PLANT & STRUCTURES
      11. DCP: DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING
      12. DEG: DEGREGARIO COLLECTION
      13. DEP: BOARD OF WATER SUPPLY
      14. DND: MAYOR DAVID N DINKINS
      15. DOB: ARCHITECTURAL PLANS AND DRAWINGS
      16. DOF: BRONX 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      17. DOF: BRONX 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      18. DOF: BROOKLYN 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      19. DOF: BROOKLYN 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      20. DOF: MANHATTAN 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      21. DOF: MANHATTAN 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      22. DOF: QUEENS 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      23. DOF: QUEENS 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      24. DOF: STATEN ISLAND 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      25. DOF: STATEN ISLAND 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      26. DOH: MARITIME BIRTH, DEATH AND MARRIAG…
      27. DOS: SANITATION & STREET CLEANING
      28. DPC: PUBLIC CHARITIES & HOSPITALS
      29. DPR: PARKS & RECREATION PHOTOGRAPHS
      30. DPW: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
      31. EARLY MAYORS, WILLIAM STRONG, 1895-1897
      32. EIK: MAYOR EDWARD I KOCH
      33. FDNY: FIRE DEPARTMENT NEW YORK
      34. FHL: MAYOR FIORELLO H LAGUARDIA
      35. HPD: HOUSING PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
      36. JVL: MAYOR JOHN V LINDSAY
      37. MAC: MUNICIPAL ARCHIVES COLLECTION
      38. MALCOLM X ASSASSINATION CASE FILE RECORDS
      39. MANHATTAN AND BROOKLYN LIQUOR LICENSES
      40. MAPS AND ATLASES
      41. MAYOR ROBERT VAN WYCK
      42. MAYOR SETH LOW
      43. MRC: MAYORS RECEPTION COMMITTEE
      44. NEW AMSTERDAM RECORDS
      45. NEW YORK COUNTY JURY CENSUS
      46. NYPD & CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
      47. NYPD SURVEILLANCE FILMS
      48. OLD TOWN KINGS COUNTY MICROFILM
      49. PARKS AND PARKWAYS DRAWINGS AND PLANS
      50. PAUL MOSS SCRAPBOOK
      51. PORTS & TERMINALS
      52. PRINTS POSTERS & DRAWINGS
      53. RFW: MAYOR ROBERT F WAGNER
      54. RWG: MAYOR RUDOLPH W GIULIANI
      55. VRI: MAYOR VINCENT R IMPELLITTERI
      56. WNYC TV: MOVING IMAGES
      57. WNYC: RADIO
      58. WOD: MAYOR WILLIAM O'DWYER
      59. WPA FEDERAL WRITERS PROJECT
NYC Municipal Archives Collections

This collection consists of a selection materials produced by the mayoral administration of Seth Low. The collection is not comprehensive, but does include material related to the daily work of his mayoral administration. The material includes correspondence both from citizens and businesses throughout the city, as well as correspondence received from City Departments, Commissions, and Agencies. In addition, official documentation such as bills and legislation as well as a small amount of ephemera comprise the Subject Files series.
Seth Low (1850-1916) served as the Mayor of New York from 1902-1903, on a fusion ticket of the Republican and Citizens Union parties. Prior to his tenure as Mayor, Low was the president of Columbia University and the former Mayor of Brooklyn as well as an activist in progressive politics. In comparison to his predecessor, Robert Van Wyck, Low was seen as a reformer in city politics. Low's mayoralty is most noted for introducing the civil service system into city government, streamlining the city's bureaucracies, improving the school system, and fighting graft in the police department. He ran for office in 1903, but was defeated, though he stayed active in politics, especially involving organized labor. Low died on September 17, 1916 at home in Upstate New York. Guide to the records of Mayor Seth Low, 1902- 1903