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Buildings, grounds and landmarks in New Haven photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RU 685

Scope and Contents

The materials consist of maps, photographs, engravings, drawings, slides, and lithographs of New Haven, Connecticut scenes, residences, buildings, and landmarks. The bulk of The materials consist of photographs of New Haven and surrounding environs from 1860-1930s. Included are aerial views, scenes of the New Haven Green, photographs of streets, and various individual residences. Of particular interest are the snapshots of houses used for tax purposes, or as documentation of the structure before demolition.

Dates

  • 1653-1970

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Arrangement

Arranged in three series and subsequent accessions. I. Photographs. II. Oversize. III. Folio.

Extent

15.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0685

Overview

The materials consist of maps, photographs, engravings, drawings, slides, and lithographs of New Haven, Connecticut scenes, residences, buildings, and landmarks. The bulk of The materials consist of photographs of New Haven and surrounding environs from 1860-1930s. Included are aerial views, scenes of the New Haven Green, photographs of streets, and various individual residences. Of particular interest are the snapshots of houses used for tax purposes, or as documentation of the structure before demolition.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 48-A (YRG 48-A), Yale pictorial records and collections.
Title
Guide to the Buildings, Grounds and Landmarks in New Haven Photographs
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Manuscripts and Archives Staff
Date
June 1998
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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