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Guide to the Robert M. Lester Photograph Collection
 PR 215

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

© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Jennifer Lewis and Margaret Evans

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 23, 2017
Description is in English.

Scope and Content Note

The Robert M. Lester Photograph Collection is comprised of black and white photographic prints, contact prints, and color slides depicting attractions in and around New York City taken by amateur photographer and education scholar Robert M. Lester between 1946 and 1956. The collection is organized into two series based on format: Photographs; and Slides.


The collection is arranged in two series based on format:

  1. Series I: Photographs
  2. Series II: Slides