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Guide to the Early American West Photograph Collection
circa 1861-1900
  PR 266

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


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 10, 2022
Description is in English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

For more information on making arrangements to consult the collection, please visit www.nyhistory.org/library/visit.

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, rightsandrepro@nyhistory.org. Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit: https://www.nyhistory.org/about/rights-reproductions

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Early American West Photograph Collection, PR 266, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

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

There are additional photographs of the west, some by photographers in this collection, in the Stereograph File (PR 065), the Postcard File (PR 054) and the Geographic File (PR 020). There are also photographs by William Henry Jackson in the Detroit Publishing Company Collection (PR 272) and in the Photographer File (PR 050).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection is made up of multiple purchases and gifts. Several cabinet cards came from donor George T. Bagoe.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Kelly McAnnaney, circa 2008.