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Guide to the Bayonne Bridge Historic Preservation Documentation
 PR 443

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Margo Padilla and Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 29, 2022
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Taking images of documents from the library collections for reference purposes by using hand-held cameras and in accordance with the library's photography guidelines is encouraged. As an alternative, patrons may request up to 20 images per day from staff. Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

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Preferred Citation

The collection should be cited as: Bayonne Bridge historic preservation documentation, PR 443, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

N-YHS holds several other items regarding the Kill Van Kull / Bayonne Bridge that can be found with a keyword search in the on-line catalog, Bobcat, and in the discovery portal for full-text searches of all N-YHS finding aids. Included in the latter is N-YHS's collection of Cass Gilbert papers and architectural drawings (PR 21), which has the architect's drawings for the bridge (under the name Kill Van Kull Bridge, not Bayonne Bridge).

Existence and Location of Copies

All the content of the collection can be found on-line on the Port Authority's website:

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, May 2021.

Processing Information

The overall collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by archivist Larry Weimer. The digital files from the CDs and DVDs were preserved by archivist Margo Padilla. Digital files were transferred off CDs and DVDs using IsoBuster. 'The Beautiful Arch' was transcoded from ISO to MP4 using HandBrake. A virus scan using ClamWin and Malwarebytes was performed with no results.