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Guide to the DeWitt C. Wheeler Photographs and Other Material
1831-1928 (bulk circa 1880?)
 PR 417

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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wheeler, DeWitt C. (photographer)
Title: DeWitt C. Wheeler photographs and other material
Dates [inclusive]: 1831-1928 (bulk circa 1880?)
Abstract: The collection primarily includes 81 photographs by DeWitt C. Wheeler, a New York photographer. The bulk of these date from circa 1880 and document the buildings on certain blocks along the Bowery, Elm, Elizabeth, Marion, Mott, and Mulberry streets in lower Manhattan in the area of what is now known as Nolita and Little Italy, and along Centre Street south of Canal Street. The collection also holds two unrelated mid-19th century books and advertising ephemera from 1928.
Quantity: .84 Linear feet in two oversize document boxes
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: PR 417