BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY Grand Army Plaza New York (Brooklyn P.O.), NY 11238 Telephone : 718/230-2762 Fax: 718/857-2245 E Mail reference service Books, photographs, postcards, newspapers, clippings, atlases, maps, manuscripts and a morgue: Find all of these in the Brooklyn Collection, a special assemblage of memorabilia related to the history of Brooklyn, from the earliest times to the present. Located on the second floor of the Central Library, this important historical resource provides information to researchers, authors, journalists, filmmakers, students, and genealogists from all over the world. The "morgue," which is actually newspaper clipping files of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, is housed in 152 filing cabinets, and provides the single most important information source on Brooklyn's history in the 20th century. A complete run of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (1841-1955) on microfilm is available to the public in the Periodicals Room. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle from 1841 to 1902, is now available online! The photograph collection comprises more than 35,000 photographs of the borough from the late 19th century to the present, and the unique Archive and Biography files from the 1970s to the present. Books, maps, and other items cover every subject imaginable. The BROOKLYN COLLECTION hours of operation are: Tues: 2:00 pm to 7:30 pm Wed 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm Thu: 2:00 pm to 7:30 pm Fri: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Sat: 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm Sun: closed Mon: closed Thanks to Walter Greenspan RETURN to VITALS MAIN RETURN to BROOKLYN MAIN