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Guide to the William F. Reeves Elevated Railroads Photograph Collection
(bulk dates 1878-1906)
 PR 154

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

© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Emily Wolff and Jenny Gotwals

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 14, 2015
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


300 photographs were a gift of the Estate of William F. Reeves, October 11, 1937.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to thirty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. See guidelines in Print Room for details.

Use Restrictions

Permission to reproduce any Print Room holdings through publication must be obtained from:
Rights and Reproductions
The New-York Historical Society
Two West 77th Street
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282
Fax: (212) 579-8794

The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: William F. Reeves Elevated Railroads Photograph Collection, PR 154, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at the Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections

The New-York Historical Society holds copies of The First Elevated Railroads in Manhattan and the Bronx of the City of New York in the Library and the Print Room. The Library holds the manuscript for the book as well. Other N-YHS Print Room collections containing images of New York's elevated railroads include but are not limited to the Norvin H. Green Collection of Elevated Railroad Photographs (PR 023), the Subject File (PR 068), the Geographic File (PR 020), and the Architect and Engineer File (PR 003).