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Guide to the Patterson family papers and photographs ARC.078

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Katherine Christensen

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 01, 2012
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Finding aid revised and entered into Archivists' Toolkit by Nicholas Pavlik.  , August 12, 2010

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jones, Annie Louise Patterson, 1883-1970
Creator: Jones, Emily Louise, 1921-
Title: Patterson family papers and photographs
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1847-1956
Abstract: The Patterson family papers and photographs are comprised of materials saved by members of the Patterson family between 1847 and 1956. The collection includes financial documents, legal documents, correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, journals, post cards, and several photographic formats, including prints, negatives, cabinet cards, cartes de visite, daguerreotypes, and tintypes. The Patterson family resided in Brooklyn Heights, and members of the family worked in a variety of fields, including construction, law, bookkeeping, and theater.
Quantity: 4.43 Linear feet in two manuscript boxes, one oversize box, and four custom boxes.
Graphic materials [Oversize]: ARC.078 3 of 3 (OS-25)
Mixed materials [Box]: ARC.078 2 of 3
Graphic materials [Box]: Cartes de Visite 1
Graphic materials [Box]: Daguerreotypes 3
Graphic materials [Box]: Tintypes 1
Graphic materials [Box]: Cabinent Cards 1
Mixed materials [Box]: ARC.078 1 of 3
Call Phrase: ARC.078
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.