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Guide to the Lighthouse Photograph and Print Collection
 PR 38

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

© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Hinman and Jennifer Lewis

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 13, 2011
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lighthouse Photograph and Print Collection
Dates [inclusive]: [1860]-1938
Abstract: Collection of photographs and prints depicting lighthouses, light vessels, and related equipment, primarily in the United States, from about 1860 through 1938. A few views of foreign lighthouses and equipment are included, as is an album of lithographs of architectural plans, sections, and elevations for lighthouses, light vessels, lenses, and other equipment.
Quantity: 7.84 Linear feet (7 boxes and 1 oversize volume)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 38