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Guide to the Edward Wenzel Photographs
1892-1925
  PR 74

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Container List

Series II: Negatives

Scope and Contents note

Series II. Negatives is arranged into subseries: 4 x 5 Inch Negatives, 5 x 7 Inch Negatives, 5 x 8 Inch Negatives, and 8 x 10 Inch Negatives, each of which is arranged by geographic location.

The subjects covered include historic buildings in New York City such as the Century or Nagel House in Inwood, the Dyckman House in Inwood, Fort Tryon Park, Hamilton Grange and St. Luke's Episcopal Church, the home of the High Rock Gang at Fifth Avenue and 116th Street, the burying ground and Hunt Mansion at Hunts Point, the Morris-Jumel House, the Poe Cottage in Fordham, the Schenk House in Jamaica Queens, Split Rock at Pelham Bay Park, the Van Cortlandt House and Mill at Van Cortlandt Park. Staten Island sites include the Billop House, Cement House, Cubberly House, Fountain House, Gifford House, Guyon-Clark House, Kreutzen-Pelton House, Lake-Tysen House, Latourette Farm, and St. Andrews Church.

The collection also contains a dozen views of the Inwood neighborhood in Manhattan, views of the Spuyten Duyvil Creek and Spuyten Duyvil Ship Canal during construction, High Bridge, and the Washington Bridge.

Photographs of historic buildings outside of New York City include Washington's Headquarters and the Wick House in Morristown, New Jersey, Van Cortlandt Manor House on the Croton River in Harmon, New York, Washington's Headquarters at Newburgh, New York, the Old Dutch Church and Philipsburgh Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York, the old '76 Stonehouse in Tappan, New York, West Point, Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Also included are views of the Benedict Arnold House, Carpenters' Hall, and Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

Subseries II.A: 4 x 5 Inch Negatives

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 3 Connecticut - Greenwich
Box: 3 Delaware - Wilmington
Box: 3 New Jersey - Alpine
Box: 3 New Jersey - Bound Brook
Box: 3 New Jersey - Dunellen
Box: 3 New Jersey - Hewitt
Box: 3 New Jersey - Plainfield
Box: 3 New Jersey - Somerville
Box: 3 New York - Anthony's Nose
Box: 3 New York - Cold Springs
Box: 3 New York - Constitution Island
Box: 3 New York - Continental Village
Box: 3 New York - Croton
Box: 3 New York - Eastchester
Box: 3 New York - Elmsford
Box: 3 New York - Hessian Lake
Box: 3 New York - Newburgh
Box: 3 New York - New Rochelle
Box: 3 New York - New York
Box: 3 New York - New York - Brooklyn - Sheepshead Bay
Box: 3 New York - New York - Bronx
Box: 3 New York - New York - Bronx - Hunts Point
Box: 3 New York - New York - Bronx - Pelham Bay Park
Box: 3 New York - New York - Bronx - Van Cortlandt Park
Box: 3 New York - New York - Manhattan - Riverside Park
Box: 3 New York - New York - Queens
Box: 3 New York - New York - Staten Island
Box: 3 New York - New York - Staten Island - Tottenville
Box: 4 New York - North White Plains
Box: 4 New York - Orange County - Sterling Lake
Box: 4 New York - Peekskill
Box: 4 New York - Rockland County - Ramapo Mountains
Box: 4 New York - Sleepy Hollow
Box: 4 New York - Stony Point
Box: 4 New York - Storm King Mountain
Box: 4 New York - Tappan
Box: 4 New York - Tarrytown
Box: 4 New York - Valhalla
Box: 4 New York - Van Cortlandtville
Box: 4 New York - Verplanks Point
Box: 4 New York - West Haverstraw
Box: 4 New York - West Point
Box: 4 New York - White Plains
Box: 4 New York - Willets Point
Box: 4 New York - Yonkers
Box: 4 Miscellaneous
Box: 5 Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Box: 5 Pennsylvania - Valley Forge

Subseries II.B: 5 x 7 Inch Negatives

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 5 Connecticut - New London
Box: 5 Pennsylvania - Germantown
Box: 5 Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Box: 5 Pennsylvania - Wilkes Barre
Box: 5 New Jersey - Elizabeth
Box: 5 New Jersey - Lakehurst
Box: 6 New Jersey - Maplewood
Box: 6 New Jersey - Morristown
Box: 6 New Jersey - Redbank
Box: 6 New York - Harmon
Box: 6 New York - New York - Bronx - Van Cortlandt Park
Box: 6 New York - New York - Brooklyn
Box: 6 New York - New York - Queens - Jamaica
Box: 6 New York - New York - Spuyten Duyvil

Subseries II.C: 5 x 8 Inch Negatives

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 7 Hudson River - British Convict Ship "Success"
Box: 7 New York - Bronx
Box: 7 New York - Bronx - Pelham Bay Park

Subseries II.D: 8 x 10 Inch Negatives

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 7 New York - New York - Bronx
Box: 7 New York - New York - Bronx - Van Cortlandt Park
Box: 7 New York - New York - Manhattan
Box: 8 New York - New York - Manhattan - Bowery
Box: 8 New York - New York - Manhattan - Harlem
Box: 8 New York - New York - Manhattan - Harlem River
Box: 9 New York - New York - Manhattan - Inwood Valley
Box: 9 New York - New York - Manhattan - Spuyten Duyvil
Box: 9 New York - New York - Queens
Box: 9 New York - New York - Queens - Astoria

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