CHRONOLOGY OF NEW YORK CITY'S FACTUAL "FIRST" 1524-1999
Researched and Compiled by Miriam Medina

SOURCE OF INFORMATION FOR THE 1800S

 

WEB LINKS

*BTL
http://www.brooklynfilms.com/history.html

*Inventors : http://inventors.about.com/

*Bartleby
http://bartleby.com/

*nyca
http://www.nycarchivists.org/exhibit/comtime.html

*mcny.org
http://www.mcny.org

*MaritimeNY
http://beatl.barnard.columbia.edu/maritime/2001/NYPortTLine.htm

* (hsd) Citation: Schoenherr, Steven E. Before the Shopping Center. http://history.sandiego.edu/gen/soc/shoppingcenter2.html [Feb. 11, 2006]

*FDNY
http://nyc.gov/html/fdny/html/history/fire_service.shtml

*(nyclc) New York City Landmarks

* (berea)  http://faculty.berea.edu/browners/ww.city/ww.city.ny.html

*Greenpoint
http://www.greenpointusa.com/timeline/main.htm

* 50s
 http://www.50states.com/facts/newyork.htm

 

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

1) * (bwy) The Greatest Street in the World (The story of Broadway, old and New, from the Bowling Green to Albany) Author: Stephen Jenkins Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons-New York and London The Knickerbocker Press Copyright: 1911

2)* (NYS History) History of New York State 1523-1927, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc. New York, Volumes: I and V (1927) Dr. James Sullivan.

3) * (fff) Joseph Nathan Kane "Famous First Facts" (5th edition) The H.W. Wilson Company-N.Y. (1997)

4) * (n.i.e.) The New International Encyclopedia; Dodd, Mead and Company-New York Total of 21 volumes; 1902-1905

5) *(eojk) "The Encyclopedia of Jewish Knowledge (in one volume) Edited by: Jacob De Haas (in collaboration with more than one hundred and fifty scholars and specialists) Publisher: Behrman's Jewish Book House-New York Copyright: 1934

6) * (old merchants) The Old Merchants of New York City, Carleton,New York City (1863) Walter Barrett.

7) * (century) The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia In Ten Volumes, The Century Company-New York (1889)

8) * (Epic) The Epic of New York City, a Narrative History. Edward Robb Ellis. Old Town Books-New York. Copyright: 1966

9)  *C.E. The Columbia Encyclopedia Third Edition edited by William Bridgwater and Seymour Kurtz Publisher: Columbia University Press-New York (1968)

10. *(fifth) Fifth Avenue A Very Social History, by Kate Simon; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.(1978)

11. * (concise) Concise Dictionary of American History. Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons___New York. Copyright: 1940, 1962 Charles Scribner's.

12. * (gaslight) New York By Sunlight and Gaslight; by James Dabney McCabe; Philadelphia, Pa. Hubbard Brothers, 1882.

13. * (TOH )Timetables of History

14. * (Polks) Polk's Medical Register and Directory of North America. 1914-1915. Thirteenth Revised Edition Publisher:  R. L. Polk & Co., Publishers-Detroit, New York, Chicago. Copyright:  1914

15. * (Long Island Sound) Long Island Sound, Fessenden S.Blanchard; D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. Princeton, New Jersey (1958)

16. * (generals) Generals in Blue Lives of the Union Commanders, Ezra Warner; Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge-Louisiana (1964)

17. * (FTW)   Fare Thee Well

18. * * (nyges) New York, A Guide to the Empire State: Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of New York .Oxford University press-N.Y. (1940)

19. * (1865 mocny) Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York by D.T. Valentine, 1865 Edmund Jones & Company, Printers.

20)* (docb) Dictionary of Catholic Biography by John J. Delaney and James Edward Tobin; Doubleday & Co., Inc.(1961).

21) * (hocadnyc) A History of the Churches of all Denominations in the City of New York; from the First Settlement to the year 1850; New York: E. French, 1850.

(22)*(presby) The Presbyterian Church in New York City by Theodore Fiske Savage published by the Presbytery of New York 1949

23) * (borobx) The Great North Side; or; Borough of the Bronx, New York, Anonymous; New York, Knickerbocker Press, 1891.

24) * (jama) Survey of Jamaica : borough of Queens, New York City. New York: Jamaica Board of Trade, 1920, 34 pgs.

25) * (histnyc) History of New York City From the Discovery to the Present Day; Virtue & Yorston-New York 1872.

26) * (round) Round Manhattan's rim: by Helen Worden, Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1934.

27) * (wonders) Wonders of a Great City; or; The sights, secrets and sins of New York; being a wonderful portrayal of the Varied Phases of Life in the Greatest City of America. by Matthew Hale Smith Chicago, People's Pub. Co.,1887

28) * Brooklyn Daily Eagle 12/16/1868

29) * Brooklyn Daily Eagle 6/19/1900

 

 



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