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Guide to the Dutch Homesteads exhibit photograph collection V1974.035

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Weatherly Stephan

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 28, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Title: Dutch Homesteads exhibit photograph collection
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1879 to 1975
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet in one folder.
Graphic materials [Box]: Prints by Accession 41
Call Phrase: V1974.035
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.

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Scope and Contents note

The Dutch Homestead exhibit photograph collection contains 12 items which range in date from circa 1879 to 1975. The photographs were part of a Brooklyn Historical Society exhibit on Dutch homesteads, circa late 1980s. The collection contains photographs of prominent Dutch homes in Brooklyn, such as the Schenck, Wyckoff, Lefferts, and Van Pelt houses. The neighborhoods of Canarsie, Bushwick, and Gowanus are documented in the collection. Also included is a cabinet card of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

Document Type

  • Cabinet photographs
  • Photographs

Subject Topics

  • Architecture, Dutch -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
  • Canarsie (New York, N.Y.)
  • Gowanus (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright will remain in effect for 120 years following the date of creation. All items in this collection will enter the public domain by 2095. For information on securing rights to publish or reproduce, please see the Brooklyn Historical Society Reproduction Rights Policy.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Dutch Homesteads exhibit photograph collection, V1974.035, Box number, Object ID number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials note

Images of Dutch homesteads in Brooklyn are also available in the Dutch in New York lantern slide collection, V1974.024, and the Brooklyn historic houses slide collection, V1974.038.

Other Finding Aids note

Item-level description and digital versions of images from the collection are available for searching via the image database in the library.

Processing Information note

Fully processed to the item level.

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