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

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 27, 2019
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.

Prints and negatives related to New York from the Eugene L. Armbruster Photograph Collection have been digitized and are available in the  Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.
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.)
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.
Call Phrase: PR 81