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Guide to the Brooklyn Fire Department pamphlets 1985.070

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 pamphlets
Dates [inclusive]: 1869-1884
Abstract: The collection includes two pamphlets: an annual report of the Commissioner of the Fire Department of the City of Brooklyn, 1884; and "The Fire Limits of the City of Brooklyn, WD," 1869. The latter pamphlet concerns the establishment of official building and property inspection and fire prevention practices and policies in the City of Brooklyn.
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0106
Call Phrase: 1985.070
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

  • Pamphlets

Subject Organizations

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

Subject Topics

  • Fire fighters -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Fire prevention -- 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 pamphlets, 1985.070, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Karl G. Smith, 1985.

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