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Brooklyn Historical Society - The Othmer Library

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

United States

718-222-4111; referencebrooklynhistory.org

Type: Library

Web site: http://www.brooklynhistory.org/library/general.html

Description:

"Founded in 1863, the library has a premier collection of research materials on the history of Brooklyn, that today includes over 100,000 bound volumes, 60,000 graphic images, 2,000 linear feet of manuscripts, and over 2,000 maps and atlases. The library also holds family histories and genealogies, rare books, periodicals, serials, journals, personal papers, institutional records, and oral histories that document Brooklyn's many different ethnic groups and neighborhoods. The collection was designated a major resource library by the U.S. Department of Education and has been used by countless students, teachers, genealogists, researchers and scholars."

Admission fee charged to BHS which provides access to library and exhibitions (free to BHS members)

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