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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Collection of Geographic Images
circa 1600-2006
 PR 20

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


New-York Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society. Library
Title: New-York Historical Society collection of geographic images
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1600-2006
Dates [bulk]: 1850-1950
Abstract: This collection, formerly know as the Geographic File, includes prints, photographs, and some newspaper clippings of street views and buildings in the five boroughs of New York City (Series I through V), arranged by location or by type of structure. Series VI contains views of the United States outside of New York City, and Series VII consists of views outside of the United States.
Quantity: 135 Linear feet  (160 boxes; 124 drawers of flat files)
Call Phrase: PR 20