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Harold F. Eastman Covered Bridge Collection

Harold F. Eastman Covered Bridge Collection

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Guide to the Harold F. Eastman Covered Bridge Collection

1800-1965 (bulk 1865-1965)

New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Special Collections
P.O. Box 800, 5798 State Highway 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-1470



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-17T16:14-0500

Repository: New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Title: Harold F. Eastman Covered Bridge Collection
Dates: 1800-1965 (bulk 1865-1965)
Quantity: 4.5 Cubic feet + 46 volumes
Funding Source:This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.
Identification: Coll. No. 24
Language: English

Scope and Content Note

Pictures of and information about covered bridges in New England, New York, Pennsylvania, and other states of the U.S., along with Canada and Europe. Photographs include many hundreds of prints and postcards, some 525 glass lantern slides, 1300 color slides, 165 stereoscopic views, and a few glass negatives. Historical data on covered bridges includes clippings, pamphlets, articles and lists; also correspondence and notes on the subject by Richard Sanders Allen. There is material on bridge builders and bridge-building techniques, and photographs and pictures of other bridges and ferryboats. Also includes postcards of covered bridges collected by Belle S. Turner and several pieces (artifacts) of actual bridges.


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Administrative Information

Accession Number

FM-153.73, NM-38.74


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