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Guide to the Everett and Evelyn Ortner papers and photographs ARC.306

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by John Zarrillo. Digital materials processed by Erica López in 2019.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 08, 2021
eng using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Last updated by John Zarrillo Revised by Maggie Schreiner to include links to digitized AV material. Revised by Maggie Schreiner to reflect born digital materials  , May 2017 , July 2019 , January 2021

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Back to the City Conference
Creator: Brownstone Revival Committee
Creator: Ortner, Evelyn
Creator: Ortner, Everett
Title: Everett and Evelyn Ortner papers and photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1873-2012
Dates [bulk]: 1965-2008
Abstract: The collection contains the papers and photographs of Everett and Evelyn Ortner, dating from 1873 to 2012. It documents the Ortners personal and professional lives, especially their involvement in the historic preservation movement and Brooklyn cultural organizations. It includes the records of the Brownstone Revival Committee and Back to the City Conference. The collection's photographs extensively document 19th century buildings in Brooklyn and Manhattan, especially the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Quantity: 51.85 Linear Feet in 79 boxes, 8 film canisters, 1 flat file drawer, and 1 personal computer
Quantity: 0.065 Megabytes in 2 digital files.
Call Phrase: ARC.306
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Preserving Park Slope: A Chronicle of Community Activism and Neighborhood Revitalization in Brooklyn," funded by the New York State Archives Documentary Heritage Program