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   Container / Location    Title
 
Series I. Brooklyn Bridge [series]:
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Stranahan, James S.T.
Signature of the President of Brooklyn Park Board; Father of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Rudin # M-45A

  1  
"Pneumatic Tower Foundations of the East River Suspension Bridge", by W.A. Roebling.
With folding plates.
Rudin # M-46

  1  
Opening day souvenir booklet.

Rudin # M-47

  1  
Brooklyn Bridge pass
"Pass the bearer and friends over the Bridge at all times", signed by William Kingsley.
Rudin # M-47A

  1  
Opening ceremonies program
"Opening Ceremonies of New York and Brooklyn Bridge" - Program. With Brooklyn Bridge First Day Cover and Brooklyn Bridge Maximum Card.
Rudin # M-48

  1  
Official invitation for the Opening Ceremonies of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge.

Rudin # M-49

  1  
Ticket to the Opening Ceremonies of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge.

Rudin # M-50

  1  
Advertising envelope with engraving of Brooklyn Bridge.
Rudin # M-51A

   
Newspaper
"The Herald" - Omaha: "Brooklyn's Bridge. Opening of the New Link Between the Two Great Cities..." Describes festivities and political events surrounding the opening.
Rudin # M-51

  1  
Two albumen photos of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Rudin # M-52B

  1  
Six New York and Brooklyn Bridge railroad and promenade tickets

Rudin # M-53

  1  
Roebling letterhead
Ornate pictorial letterhead (of Brooklyn Bridge) with stylized typography, including Roebling correspondence regarding legal matters. Signed in type.
Rudin # M-53A

  1  
Five philatelic envelopes and one woodcut relating to the Brooklyn Bridge.

Rudin # M-54A

  1  
Magnus print of "New York, Brooklyn and Williamsburg".

Rudin # M-54B

  1  
Postcard collection of Brooklyn Bridge images.

Rudin # M-54C

  2  
New York City map.
Map of New York with portions of Brooklyn and Jersey City, including Brooklyn Bridge location.
Rudin # M-50B

  2  
Photograph
The "Great Bridge" - Image probably taken soon after bridge was completed.
Rudin # M-52

  2  
Panorama viewing set
Box cut with magnifying lens. Contains 11 views of Brooklyn Bridge, etc.
Rudin # M-50A

   
Engraving
Period engraving of Brooklyn Bridge soon after it opened.
Rudin # M-52C

 
Series II. Other New York Landmarks [series]:
  1  
Randall's Island purchase
Receipt for the purchase of Randall's Island by the City of New York for $60,000.
Rudin # M-91

  1  
Holland Tunnel Invitation, Ticket, and Envelope

Rudin # M-93

  1  
Dedicating the Statue of Liberty
Two pieces: Engraved image of the Statue of Liberty inviting the bearer to the inauguration by the President; Rare steamboat ticket for passage and admission to the platform at the event. See also Bartholdi and Pulitzer letters, Rudin #s A-7, A-8, A-8A, and A-191 in the Gail and Stephen Rudin Autograph Collection, collection #6875.
Rudin # M-103

  1  
Statue of Liberty stamps and coins
Folder containing eleven stamps and four coins commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.
Rudin # M-104