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Collection Name Real Estate Collection
Title Real Estate Collection
Date 1844-2002
Description This is an artificial archival collection, meaning that it was assembled by the Staten Island Historical Society from various sources (known and unknown), rather than an organic collection from a particular family or organization. The collection is approximately 4 linear feet in size. Materials are mostly paper-based.

The collection is arranged into the following series:

Locations. This series consists of advertising and ephemera associated with a geographic location, arranged alphabetically by location (Staten Island town names, New Jersey).

Businesses & Organizations. This series consists of advertising and ephemera for real estate properties that could not be associated with a specific Staten Island town. It is arranged alphabetically by names of businesses, agents, organizations, or government entities.

Publications. Includes multiple listing publications, which list and illustrate properties for sale and contain advertisements for multiple businesses. Publications in this series include: Homes and Land of Staten Island, Staten Island Houses, Staten Island Homes. (Publications that are associated with a particular location, business, or organization can be found in the other series.)

(Keywords: Maps, Architects, Architecture, Suburban Subdivisions, Estates, Auctions, New York)

(This is a collection-level overview description of an archival or manuscript collection. See series and/or item records of the same collection for additional information. Contact the Staten Island Historical Society Library to request a finding aid.)
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.
Physical Extent 7 boxes (5 document boxes plus 2 flat boxes); approximately 4 linear feet.
Catalog Number MS234.000
Object Name Records
Archival Description Level Fonds
Subjects Real estate business
Real estate development
Earliest Date 1844
Latest Date 2002
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Kolff, Cornelius
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.
Child Records Real Estate Collection
Real Estate Collection
Real Estate Collection