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Ellis Island Library building

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Names
Sperr, Percy Loomis (1890-1964) (Photographer)
Collection

New York Public Library Visual Materials

Albums

Library services in Staten Island][Album 1]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1875 -
Date Created: ca. 191--ca. 192-
Library locations
New York Public Library Archives
Shelf locator: MssArc RG10 5928
Topics
New York Public Library
Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Notes
Content : Album is commercially produced photograph album with brown embossed paper covers and black kraft paper pages. Album is approx. 7" x 10". Photographs are silver gelatin photoprints, approximately 4" x 6" and are mounted using black mounting corners. Some pages have captions in white ink, which are in quotes when transcribed below. Photographs are probably by P. L. Sperr. Many of the images are similar to or duplicate images in other albums where he is credited as photographer. Pages are unnumbered

Content: Ellis Island Library building: boys sit on steps of low building with tile roof.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11524053
MSS Unit ID : 5928
UUID: c15b1b10-c5b5-012f-7bcf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1875: Created
  • 1890: Creator Born
  • 1964: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Ellis Island Library building" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-833a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Ellis Island Library building" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-833a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1875). Ellis Island Library building Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-833a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ellis Island Library building