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Guide to the Early Brooklyn and Long Island photograph collection ARC.201

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Patricia Glowinski

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

Container List

Series 2: Elias Lewis, Jr. photographs, 1877-1879. 0.42 Linear feet in one manuscript box.

Scope and Contents

This series consists of (roughly) 120 black-and-white photographic prints taken by Elias Lewis, Jr., between 1877 and 1879. The photographs, all taken on Long Island, depict both the built environment (historic houses, churches, mills, lighthouses, and railroad stations, among others) and the natural environment (trees, beaches, bluffs, pastures, and ponds, among others). Views of towns include (but are not limited to) Montauk, N.Y., Rockville Centre, N.Y., Roslyn, N.Y., Port Jefferson, N.Y., Huntington, N.Y., and Hempstead, N.Y.