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Name Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943

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Image of Murray Hill Hotel Cafe  - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Murray Hill Hotel Cafe - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Murray Hill Hotel Cafe [handwritten on recto] View of a man standing in debris at the Murray Hill Hotel Cafe after an explosion caused damage to the hotel. Scrapbook page from "Views of New York City, Brooklyn, and Other Places Vol. 3", by Eugene Armbruster.

Image of "Bushwick and her neighbors, Volume 1" cover - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

"Bushwick and her neighbors, Volume 1" cover - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Black cover with dark red binding. "Bushwick" printed in gold lettering. Cover of "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol. 1" scrapbook.

Image of A Draught of New York from the Hook to New York Town - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

A Draught of New York from the Hook to New York Town - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

A Draught of New York from the Hook to New York Town by Mark Tiddleman / Printed for W. Mount & T. Page upon Tower Hill London [printed in top right corner of map] Wm. A. DePeyster found this Map amoung old papers in 1804 belonging to his Grandfathers Abraham DePeyster & John Livingston of the Manor [printed in bottom left corner of map] Copied by G. Hayward for D.T. Valentine's Manual 1855 by permission of the Secretary of the Amn. Institute [printed on bottom left edge of map] Map of New York City from the late-18th century to early 19th century. Reprinted in 1855. Modern-day Manhattan, west-Brooklyn, Staten Island, and New Jersey shown. Towns, physical features, and coordinates pl

Image of Williamsburgh Bridge - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh Bridge - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh Bridge [handwritten on page] Print of bridged with sailboat and steamboats in the foreground. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Fort Amsterdam at Kieft's Time - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Fort Amsterdam at Kieft's Time - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Fort Amsterdam at Kieft's Time [handwritten on page] Drawing of Fort Amsterdam in the early 17th century, approximately around the time William Kieft was the Director-General of the colony of New Netherland (1638-1646). Small boat and sailors in the foreground. Scrapbook page of "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol. 1."

Image of [Map of New York City with Native American places and names]  - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Map of New York City with Native American places and names] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Map of New York City area, primarily Brooklyn, with places and names distinguished with Native American titles. Coastline and rivers sketched with red ink. Water distinguished by blue paint. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of ["Bushwick and her neighbors, Volume 1" title page] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

["Bushwick and her neighbors, Volume 1" title page] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Bushwick and her neighbors. Vol.1. Compiled by Eugene Armbruster, 1907. [handwritten on page] Title page of scrapbook "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol. 1"

Image of [Summary of settlement of Canarsie tribe] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Summary of settlement of Canarsie tribe] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

The Canarsie or Canarsee tribe claimed the whole of King's County and part of the town of Jamaica. [first sentence handwritten on page] Eugene Armbruster's description of the extent of Canarsie land claims in Kings County (Brooklyn, New Utrecht) and the town of Jamaica. The tribe's primary settlement, according to Armbruster, was at Canarsie. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [William Kieft secures land for West India Company, 1638] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[William Kieft secures land for West India Company, 1638] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Armbruster's summary of a land transaction between the cheif of the KesKecohquereum (or Kes-Kak-quereum) and Director-General William Kieft for the West India Company on August 1st, 1638. Transaction included land that would later become the town of Bushwick. William Kieft was the Director-General of the colony of New Netherland (1638-1646) Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Hand drawing of landscape with long house and horse and rider] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Hand drawing of landscape with long house and horse and rider] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

A drawing of a landscape with a structure (long house?) and a horse and rider in the foregroud. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Indian Deed of Bushwick (page 1 of 3) - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Indian Deed of Bushwick (page 1 of 3) - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Indian Deed of Bushwick [handwritten on page] Page 1 of the 1638 "Indian Deed of Bushwick," transcribed by Armbruster. Armbruster gives his own interpretation of the transaction described in the deed on another page of this scrapbook. See object v1974.22.1.008. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Indian Deed of Bushwick (page 2 of 3) - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Indian Deed of Bushwick (page 2 of 3) - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Indian Deed of Bushwick [handwritten on page 1] Page 2 of the 1638 "Indian Deed of Bushwick," transcribed by Armbruster. Armbruster gives his own interpretation of the transaction described in the deed on another page of this scrapbook. See object v1974.22.1.008. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Indian Deed of Bushwick (page 3 of 3) - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Indian Deed of Bushwick (page 3 of 3) - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Indian Deed of Bushwick [handwritten on page 1] Page 3 of the 1638 "Indian Deed of Bushwick," transcribed by Armbruster. Armbruster gives his own interpretation of the transaction described in the deed on another page of this scrapbook. See object v1974.22.1.008. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Landholding in Bushwick after "Indian Deed of Bushwick," 1638-1641 (page 1 of 2)] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Landholding in Bushwick after "Indian Deed of Bushwick," 1638-1641 (page 1 of 2)] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Armbruster idenitifies the first independent landholders of Bushwick after the "Indian Deed of Bushwick" was signed in 1638, which transferred land owernship from the KesKecohquereum (or Kes-Kak-quereum) to the West India Company. Land patents were first issued in 1640. Armbruster identifies the following people as landholders: Abraham Rycken (Abraham de Rycke), Lambert Heybertsen Moll, Cornelius Jacobsen Sille, Hans Hansen Bergen, Joris Rapalce, Clas Carstensen, Borsin (?), Dirck Volkertsen, Jan the Swede. See page 2, bhs_v1974.22.1.014 See object bhs_v1974.22.1.015 for a map of land ownership in Bushwick, hand drawn by Armbruster. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, V

Image of [Landholding in Bushwick after "Indian Deed of Bushwick," 1638-1641 (page 2 of 2)] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Landholding in Bushwick after "Indian Deed of Bushwick," 1638-1641 (page 2 of 2)] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Armbruster idenitifies the first independent landholders of Bushwick after the "Indian Deed of Bushwick" was signed in 1638, which transferred land owernship from the KesKecohquereum (or Kes-Kak-quereum) to the West India Company. Land patents were first issued in 1640. Armbruster identifies the following people as landholders: Abraham Rycken (Abraham de Rycke), Lambert Heybertsen Moll, Cornelius Jacobsen Sille, Hans Hansen Bergen, Joris Rapalce, Clas Carstensen, Borsin (?), Dirck Volkertsen, Jan the Swede. See page 1, bhs_v1974.22.1.013 See also bhs_v1974.22.1.015 for a map of land ownership in Bushwick, hand drawn by Armbruster. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol

Image of [Map of landholding in Bushwick after "Indian Deed of Bushwick"] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Map of landholding in Bushwick after "Indian Deed of Bushwick"] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Hand drawn, color map of land parcels after the "Indian Deed of Bushwick" in 1638 created by Armbruster. Identified on the map are the land holdings of Hans Hansen Bergen, Daniel Bordet, Abraham Rycken (Abraham De Rycke), Humphrey Clay, Dirck Volkertsen, Jan the Swede, Clas Carstensen, George Baxter, David Andriese, Ryre Lambertsen Moll, Lambert Haybertsen (Heybertsen) Moll. Bushwick Avenue is also plotted. Includes hand written notes by Armbruster. See v1974.22.1.013 and v1974.22.1.014 for Armbruster's written summary of land holdings in Bushwick after 1638. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Early towns and settlements of Bushwick, 1641-1660 (page 1 of 2)] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Early towns and settlements of Bushwick, 1641-1660 (page 1 of 2)] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Armbruster's summary of early settlement, government organization, and security in Bushwick. See page 2, v1974.22.1.017 Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Summary of early 17th century settlement in Bushwick] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Summary of early 17th century settlement in Bushwick] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Armbruster's summary of early settlement, government organization, and security in Bushwick. See page 1, v1974.22.1.016 Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Early Settlement in Bushwick] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Early Settlement in Bushwick] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Sketch made by Armbruster of early Bushwick settlement or fortification. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [The first houses of the town of Bushwick, 1660] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[The first houses of the town of Bushwick, 1660] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Armbruster's summary of the first houses in the town of Bushwick (or Boswiyk) in 1660. In February 19th, 1660, twenty-two house lots were laid out. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"