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Guide to the Pictorial Lettersheet Collection
ca. 1840-1890
  PR 144

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Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 03, 2012
Description is in English.

Container List

Series I. Loose lettersheets

Scope and Contents note

Loose lettersheets are arranged alphabetically by publisher. More than 100 of the loose sheets were published by Charles Magnus in several discreet and numbered series. The collection holds sheets in six Magnus series: "24 Views of New York," "36 Views of New York and Environs," "48 Note-Size Views," "50 Views of New York and Environs," "100 views of New York and Environs," and "150 Views of New York and Environs." Other New York series included in the collection are Anstice & Co.'s "New-York Street Views" series, and John Weik's "Microscopic Views of New York." Other publishers include Gavit & Duthie of Albany, Lossing-Barrit of New York City, D. H. Mason of San Jose, Justh & Co. and Justh, Quirot & Co. of San Francisco, Edward Sachse & Co. of Baltimore, and E. Mendenhall of Cincinnati. Several lettersheets have unidentified publishers.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Anstice & Co., "Street Views" of New York City
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Gavit & Duthie, views of Albany
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Justh & Co., Justh, Quiriot & Co., views of San Francisco, California
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Lossing-Barrit, views of New York City
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Charles Magnus, "24 Views of New York"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Charles Magnus, "36 Views of New York and Environs"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Charles Magnus, "48 Note-Size Views"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Charles Magnus, "50 Views of New York and Environs"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Charles Magnus, "100 Views of New York and Environs"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Charles Magnus, "150 Views of New York and Environs"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Charles Magnus, Unnumbered views of New York City
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Charles Magnus, Unnumbered views of other cities
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 13 D. H. Mason, views of San Jose, California
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 14 E. Mendenhall, views of Cincinnatti, Ohio
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 15 E. Sachse, views of Baltimore, Maryland
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 16 John Weik's "Microscopic Views of New York"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Unidentified publishers
undated

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