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Montgomery Queen scrapbook

Call Number



1874-1897, inclusive


Queen, Montgomery


0.14 Linear Feet in one bound volume.

Language of Materials

English .


Scrapbook of Montgomery Queen (d. 1901), consisting of collected newspaper clippings, poetry and images dating from 1874 to 1897.

Biographical Note

Montgomery Queen (d. 1901) was the first Superintendent of the Brooklyn City Railroad. He also operated the first established stage line along Fulton Street, and was a circus proprietor.

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of Montgomery Queen, consisting of collected newspaper clippings and images dating from 1874 to 1897. Contains references to Queen, as well as various prominent political and social figures on the local and national levels, including Henry Ward Beecher, Edwin Booth, Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, James S.T. Stranahan, and Samuel J. Tilden, among others. Also includes various poems compiled by Queen.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Montgomery Queen scrapbook, 1973.282, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Hugh Powell, 1966.

Collection processed by

Nicholas Pavlik

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Brooklyn Historical Society


Box: A0009 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201