NY Archives Week 2012: E. Belcher-Hyde Map Co.
Mon Oct 8
A part of NEW YORK ARCHIVES WEEK 2012, a series of events sponsored by the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York.
Program: Wednesday Oct 10, 6 PM to 8 PM
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.
Monday Oct. 8: Noon to 5 P.M.
Wednesday Oct. 10: Noon to 5 P.M. & 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.
Saturday Oct. 13: Noon to 5 P.M.
Maps, plates, atlases as well as stencils, correction sheets and an original drafting desk used by the firm will be on display.
Location: 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY 11106
Transportation: ‘R’ train to ‘Steinway Street’ or ‘N’ train to ‘Broadway’
RSVP advised / $5 donation suggested
These programs are supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.
Additional support provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.