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Guide to the Sailors' Snug Harbor Image Collection MC.218

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 18, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Finding aid revised by John Zarrillo for DACS compliance and to reflect new container information  , December 2018

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sailors' Snug Harbor Image Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1895-1905
Abstract: The Sailors' Snug Harbor was created in 1801 as a charity for the support of aged sailors. The collection contains 98 glass plate negatives of property holdings of the Sailors' Snug Harbor within the area bounded by Fifth Avenue, 9th and 10th Streets, Fourth Avenue, Astor Place, 8th Street, University Place, and Washington Square North. The images date from the late 1800s, possibly into the early 1900s.
Quantity: 7 Linear Feet in 16 boxes
Language: .
Call Phrase: MC.218