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Guide to the Erasmus Hall collection ARC.230

Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 21, 2023
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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to users without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

While many items at the Center for Brooklyn History are unrestricted, we do not own reproduction rights to all materials. Be aware of the several kinds of rights that might apply: copyright, licensing and trademarks. The researcher assumes all responsibility for copyright questions.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Erasmus Hall collection, ARC.230, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History.

Related Materials

Brooklyn schools collection (CBHM.0006)

Historic American Buildings Survey photographs of colonial era buildings in Brooklyn, 1940 (V1974.044)

Brooklyn Yearbook Collection (BCMS.0031)

Brooklyn High School Newspaper Collection (BCMS.0030)

Art Seidenberg collection of Prospect Park and Erasmus Hall High School postcards (2017.013)

Lenore Schwartz school records (2017.010)

Ruth S. Harley family papers (2000.013)

Isobel Sokolow photographs (V1990.017)

Chronicles of Erasmus hall, 1906 (379 B87 C)

Notable alumni of Erasmus Hall High School, 2015 (373.74723 N)

An architectural history and adaptive use plan for Erasmus Hall Academy, 1986 (LB3221.J64)

Separated Materials

Some duplicates and original news clippings were discarded.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

If digital surrogates exist, they should be used in place of the originals whenever possible.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

BHS accession 1977.377 was the gift of Mrs. A. Lloyd Lott, 1946. BHS accession 1978.113 was the gift of Alma Uhlitz, 1974. BHS accession 1978.193 was the gift of Kranzt, Landau, Lieb and Nostrand, 1978. BC accession 2009.0015 was a transfer from the Queens Library, 2009. BC accessions 2018.0001 and 2018.0020 were purchased from Brian Merlis.

Processing Information

This collection was originally titled "Erasmus Hall Academy records" and combined BHS accessions 1977.377, 1978.113, and 1978.193. In 2023, materials from BHS accession 1985.054, BC accession 2009.0015, the Brooklyn ephemera collection (BCMS.0007), and the Brooklyn Collection clippings files were added as well and the collection was renamed to better reflect its contents.