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Guide to the Eugene L. Armbruster Photograph Collection
  PR 81

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

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Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 27, 2019
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


Purchase, October 21, 1944, November 20, 1944, and February 28, 1945.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to 30 photocopies per day per person. Suitability of the original for photocopying is at the discretion of the staff. Neither blueprints nor tracings can be copied under any circumstances. Duplication of large-format items will be done by the house photographer. See Print Room guidelines for details.

Use Restrictions

Permission to reproduce any Print Room holdings through publication must be obtained from

Rights and Reproductions
The New-York Historical Society
Two West 77th Street
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282
Fax: (212) 579-8794

The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Eugene L. Armbruster Photograph Collection, PR 81, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at The New-York Historical Society

The following 10 pamphlets written and/or published by Armbruster are held in The New-York Historical Society Library:

  • Bruijkleen Colonie. New York, 1918.
  • Coney Island. New York: [Armbruster], 1924.
  • The Eastern district of Brooklyn; with illustrations and maps. New York [Printed by G. Quattlander], 1912.
  • The Ferry road on Long Island. New York [Printed by G. Quattlander], 1919.
  • Long Island landmarks. New York, 1923.
  • The Indians of New England and New Netherland. [Brooklyn, N.Y. : Quattlander], 1918.
  • Marriages of Long Island settlers and allied families. Jamaica, N.Y. : Queens Borough Public Library, 1941.
  • Montauk. New York: [s.n.], c. 1923.
  • The Olympia settlement in early Brooklyn. N.Y. New York, 1929.
  • The Wallabout prison ships. New York, 1920.

The New York Public Library, Brooklyn Historical Society, and Queens Borough Public Library all hold extensive Armbruster photograph and ephemera (pamphlets, scrapbooks, papers) collections.

Separated Material

Subseries II, Nitrate Film Negatives: 5 x 7", has been separated from the rest of the Eugene L. Armbruster Collection. Nitrate negatives are not housed in the Print Room due to potential storage hazards; all nitrate negatives are stored on Floor 14 of the N-YHS Library stacks. Please ask a staff member for assistance with these negatives.