Greater Astoria Historical Society: "The E. Belcher-Hyde Map Company" Presentation & Exhibition

  • 10 Oct 2012
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY
Greater Astoria Historical Society: "The E. Belcher-Hyde Map Company" Presentation & Exhibition               




Wednesday, October 10, 6:oo p.m. - 8:oo p.m.

Meet legendary office manager Rayfield Abrams, who worked with cartographer Lionel Phillips for more than half a century. Ray will provide a rare insider’s perspective to the company whose atlases were the New York City’s real estate maps of record for more than a century. The program will be Q & A format.

Exhibition: Monday October 8, 12:oo p.m. - 5:oo p.m.; Wednesday October 10, 12:oo p.m. - 5:oo p.m. and 6:oo p.m. - 8:oo p.m.; Saturday October 13, 12:oo p.m.to 5:oo p.m.

Maps, plates, atlases as well as stencils, correction sheets and an original drafting desk used by the firm will be on display.

Web site: www.astorialic.org

Location: 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY (R train to Steinway Street stop or N train to Broadway stop)

RSVP is advised. RSVP by phone at (718) 278-0700 or by email at astorialic@gmail.com  $5 donation suggested.

This event is part of 2012 New York Archives Week.
See the 2012 New York Archives Week Calendar for additional programs and more information.
 

Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc.

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