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Guide to the Eugene L. Armbruster Photograph Collection
1894-1939
  PR 81

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Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on February 04, 2016
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Eugene L. Armbruster Photograph Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1894-1939
Abstract: New York photographer and local historian born in Baden-Baden, Germany; emigrated to the United States 1882 and lived in Brooklyn, New York. Armbruster photographed historic houses, churches, streetscapes, and buildings throughout New York City, and some of the images he created served to illustrate pamphlets he wrote on the local history of the area. A portion of the Eugene L. Armbruster Photograph Collection has been digitized and can be viewed here.
Quantity: 36.5 Linear feet (Ca. 5,000 black and white gelatin silver prints, 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Ca 3,500 acetate negatives, 3.5 x 4.5 in. 1,400 nitrate negatives, 5 x 7 in. 517 glass negatives, 8 x 10 in. or smaller.)
General Physical Description note: 36.5 linear feet. Ca. 5,000 black and white gelatin silver prints, 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Ca 3,500 acetate negatives, 3.5 x 4.5 in. 1,400 nitrate negatives, 5 x 7 in. 517 glass negatives, 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 81