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Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building photographs and architectural drawings ARC.116

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Brooklyn, NY, 11201
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Collection processed by Patricia Glowinski.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 07, 2012
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Further revisions to the finding aid were completed by Mike Satalof under the supervision of Julie I. May. 2012

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Halsey, McCormack & Helmer.
Creator: Williamsburgh Savings Bank.
Title: Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building photographs and architectural drawings
Dates [inclusive]: 1888-2001
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1927-1929
Abstract: The Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building photographs and architectural drawings span the years 1888 to 2001, with bulk dates of 1927 to 1929. The collection documents the design, construction, architectural and infrastructural features, and daily work life in the now landmarked building at One Hanson Place in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Fort Greene, particularly between its opening and the early 1960s. The collection is arranged into three series: Photographs, Architectural drawings, and Ephemera.
Quantity: 4.56 linear feet in one manuscript box and flat file storage.
Call Phrase: ARC.116
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.