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Old Time Tours - 19th Century NYC Guidebooks: 1870-1898

A Guide to 19th Century New York City Guidebooks

1870-1898

New York guidebooks continued to be published during the Civil War.  In the last decades of the 19th century, a common subject was vice, crime, and society at the fringe.  Click through the varying subject headings in each catalog record to get a full sense of NYPL collections.