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Guide to the Howe Family Photograph Collection
circa 1890's-1900's
 PR 292

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

© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Susan Kriete

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 12, 2012
Finding Aid is written in English

Administrative Information


Gift of Edmund Bramhall Child, 1946.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. Appointments to view the collection must be made in advance. To schedule an appointment, contact the Reference Librarian for the Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections at

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.)

Use Restrictions

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

Permission to reproduce or quote text from this collection in a publication must be requested from and granted in writing by the Library Director, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194.

The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation note

This collection should be cited as: Howe Family Photograph Collection, PR 291, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.


Treman, Ebenezer Mack (1901). History of the Treman, Tremaine, Truman Family in America. New York: Press of the Ithaca Democrat.

"Idealist Ends Life as his Dreams Fail." New York Herald, May 20, 1911.

"Inventor Kills Himself." New York Times, May 20, 1911.

"Muscle Without Meat: The Vegetarians of New York and Their Apostles." New York Press, December 30, 1888.