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Guide to the Brooklyn Fire Department ephemera 1985.087

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 21, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.). Fire Dept.
Title: Brooklyn Fire Department ephemera
Dates [inclusive]: 1831-1873
Abstract: The Brooklyn Fire Department ephemera spans 1831 to 1873 and measures 0.3 linear feet. It includes several items related to the Brooklyn Fire Department, including the constitution and bylaws of the Village of Brooklyn Fire Department, reports and acts concerning the reorganization of the City of Brooklyn Fire Department, reports of the chief engineers of the Eastern and Western Districts, reports of the Fire Marshalls, a prospectus for the Brooklyn Fire Extinguishing Company, and a copy of the fire and buildings inspection code.
Quantity: 0.3 linear feet in 9 folders
Text [Box]: A0106
Call Phrase: 1985.087
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

  • Bylaws (administrative records)
  • Constitutions
  • Prospectuses
  • Reports

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 ephemera, 1985.087, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. The collection was formally accessioned in 1985.

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