Photographs, diagrams and documents relating to the New York port of embarkation in World War II

Collection Data

United States. Army Air Forces (Author)
Peet, Creighton, 1899-1977 (Compiler)
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Photographer)
United States. Army Pictorial Service (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945 (Approximate)
Publisher: Yank
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY 94-345
World War, 1939-1945
Military personnel -- American
United States. Army -- Embarkation (Military science) -- New York (N.Y.)
Content: Documents include: A guide to the New York Port of Embarkation: an Installation of the Transportation Corps, Army Service Forces, prepared by the Office of Technical Information, N.Y.P.E.; tear sheets of article appearing in Mill Supplies, June 1945; typescript material relating to book project; extract copy from Report of Voyage No. 4. HMT Queen Mary regarding distribution of candy.
Content: Most photographs stamped on verso with U.S. Army Signal Corps stamp. Some, additionally are stamped Ingersoll & Brennan; other credit stamps include U.S. Army Air Forces, Army Transport Service, Public Relations office, Fort Hamilton, Yank, the Army Weekly, and the Army Pictorial Service; most also have stamp allowing publication; some have confidential, restricted or secret stamps on recto or verso.
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Content: Material collected for a book on the New York Port of Embarkation by Creighton Peet while employed by the Army as a civilian historian. Includes photographs, diagrams, typescript and published material.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 267 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b ; 8" x 10" or smaller.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11983981
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2007870-c623-012f-d4bc-58d385a7bc34
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