Class Photograph Collection

Finding Aid File: 

Class Photograph Collection

Summary Information

Brooklyn Public Library - Brooklyn Collection
Class Photograph Collection
Date [inclusive]
0.72 Cubic feet (1 18"x23"x3" box)
Graphic materials [Box]
Class Photographs
The Class Photograph Collection consists of 19 group photographs from 16 public and private schools in Brooklyn.

Preferred Citation note

This collection should be cited as the Class Photograph Collection, Brooklyn Public Library – Brooklyn Collection.

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Scope and Contents note

This small collection documents 17 graduating classes at various public and private schools in Brooklyn. Additionally, there are two photographs of the staff of Boys' High School's student publication, the "Recorder". Some photographs list student names on the reverse site, but most do not.

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged alphabetically by school name.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Brooklyn Public Library - Brooklyn Collection 2013

Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY, 11238

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is located in the Brooklyn Collection at the Central Branch at Grand Army Plaza. The collection may only be used in the library and is not available through interlibrary loan. Requests to view the collection must be made at least 48 hours in advance of visit.

Conditions Governing Use note

While many items in the Brooklyn Collection are unrestricted, we do not own reproduction rights to all materials. Be aware of the several kinds of rights that might apply: copyright, licensing and trademarks. The borrower assumes all responsibility for copyright questions.

Accruals note

Accruals are expected; the finding aid will be updated as more class photographs are acquired.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Purchased from Brian Merlis in April of 2013.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Also at the Brooklyn Collection:

Clippings files arranged by school name

Ephemera files arranged by school name

Yearbook Collection

High School Newspaper Collection

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)


  • Boys' High School (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
  • Private schools -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Public schools -- New York (State) -- New York.

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Collection Inventory

Boys High School Class 1906   11.5"x13.75"

Staff of the Boys High School "Recorder" c. 1904   11.5"x16"

Staff of the Boys' High School "Recorder" 1906   11.5"x16.25"

Boody Junior High School, 9B5 1939   14"x17"

Brooklyn College of Pharmacy no date   15.5"x22"

Dewey Junior High School, Class 9B1 1945   8"x13.25"

Public School 84, Glenmore Junior High School January 1924   11"x14"

Junior High School 84, Class RD1 1930   14"x17"

Public School 26, Class 8B1 January 1936   11"x14"

Public School 44 1916   11.25"x14"

Public School 50 January 1921   12"x20.5"

Public School 50 January 1923   14"x22"

Public School 89 June 1924   8"x32"

Public School 114 February 1918   11.75"x15.75"

Public School 145 June 1922   14"x22"

Public School 167 June 1930   14"x22"

Public School 201 June 1937   14"x22"

Public School 238 June 1942   14"x22"

Unknown Catholic school class photograph no date   11"x13.75"