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.

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