- Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896
- Call number
- MssCol 3494
- Physical description
- .3 linear feet (2 v.); 1 microfilm reel
- Preferred Citation
- Mathew Brady registers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.Restrictions apply
Mathew B. Brady (ca. 1823-1896) was among the most prominent of early photographers in the U.S. During the Civil War, he and his assistants went into the field to photograph Union troops and battles. Brady maintained studios in New York City and Washington, D.C. Registers of Mathew B. Brady pertain to business at his New York City studio and contain the names and addresses of the sitters, number and types of photographs taken, price and negative numbers, and other remarks. Registers include signatures of a number of persons prominent in New York history.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Readers will be given microfilm. To view original volumes, readers must obtain permission of the curator.
Alternative form available
Collection available on microfilm; New York Public Library