Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

© 2011 New-York Historical Society logo

Guide to the Orrin Sage Wightman Collection
 PR 94

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

© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 04, 2017
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Orrin Sage Wightman
Title: Orrin Sage Wightman Collection
Dates [inclusive]: [1895-1945]
Abstract: The collection contains photographic prints, celluloid negatives, glass negatives, lantern slides, autochromes, glass stereographs and viewer, assorted small notebooks, manuscript materials, and a draft of his published account of the trip to Russia. It documents Russia and the Far East in World War I and the Russian Revolution, the medical profession in New York City between the 1890s and 1910s, Central Park and downtown New York scenes, and one New York family's activities and vacations during the early part of the twentieth century
Quantity: 13.0 Linear feet (824 lantern slides : b&w and col. 731 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 or smaller. 594 photonegatives : celluloid. 225 stereographs : glass, b&w, some sepia, some cyan. 64 Autochrome : mostly col. ; mostly 5 x 7 in. 4 albums (photographic prints) : b&w
Location note: Print Room
Call Phrase: PR 94