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Guide to the Brooklyn Fire Department journals 1985.024

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 18, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.). Fire Dept.
Title: Brooklyn Fire Department journals
Dates [inclusive]: 1899-1904
Abstract: The Brooklyn Fire Department journals span the period 1899 to 1904 and are housed in two bound volumes. The order journal includes of memoranda of fire chiefs, and the company journal includes specific time entries and departures of the firemen, as well as a time schedule of the house watchman for Engine Company No. 54.
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet in one manuscript box
Text [Box]: A0099
Call Phrase: 1985.024
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Journals (accounts)

Subject Organizations

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.). Fire Dept.

Subject Topics

  • Fire departments |z New York (State) |z Kings County
  • Fire fighters -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Brooklyn Fire Department journals, 1985.024, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials note

Interested researchers should also consult the Brooklyn Firefighting collection (call number 1989.006).

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of James Torre, 1985.

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