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George, Henry (1839-1897) (Author)
Schaidner (Photographer)

Henry George papers, ca. 1840-1950.

Series VI. Visual Materials and Oversize Items


Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
George, Henry, 1839-1897
Albumen prints
Content : Collection contains George's correspondence, 1854-1897; diaries, 1855-1896; manuscripts of his writings; photographs; and family papers documenting nearly every phase of his life and career.

Ownership : DeMille, Anna George Gift

Content : Part of Anna George DeMille's original donation of Henry George material, including scrapbooks of clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, and books can be found in the Economic and Public Affairs Division of the New York Public Library.

Ownership : MSS 89M39

Content : Henry George (1839-1897), political economist and social reformer, was best known for his book Progress and Poverty,in which he advocated economic equality through a single tax on land value. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City on a labor ticket in 1884 and died during his second mayoral campaign in 1897.

Content: Photographer's name on mount with the address: 124th St. 183 East.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11822933
UUID: ff7bd3b0-c61e-012f-d912-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1839: Creator Born
  • 1897: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of Henry George" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/930e766c-3358-1006-e040-e00a180609e0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of Henry George" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/930e766c-3358-1006-e040-e00a180609e0

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Portrait of Henry George Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/930e766c-3358-1006-e040-e00a180609e0

Wikipedia Citation

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Portrait of Henry George