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Guide to the Harry T. Peters Collection of Pictorial Newspaper Illustrations
circa 1845-1920 (bulk, 1860-1890)
 PR 49

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Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals, May 2006; migrated to ArchivesSpace by Elise Winks, May 2020.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 03, 2020
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Peters, Harry Twyford, 1881-1948
Title: Harry T. Peters collection of pictorial newspaper illustrations
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1845-1920 (bulk, 1860-1890)
Abstract: The collection, compiled by Harry T. Peters, includes approximately 10,500 prints (mostly black and white wood engravings) from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Harper's Weekly, and other publications from circa 1845 to 1920. Subject matter includes entertainment, sports, ships, politics, views of New York City, and other topics.
Quantity: 119 folder(s) (approximately 10,500 prints)
Call Phrase: PR 49