Quigley collection of Baseball memorabilia, 1943-1973

Call number: 2007.052

Extent: 1.0 linear feet in one record carton

This collection contains 12 signed team baseballs, 1943-1955; 11 world series programs, 1951-1956 (one signed by the Dodgers); a 1955 revised Dodgers Yearbook; 2 copies of Sports Illustrated (1955); and a 1973 Mets Diamond Club admission card for Daniel Quigley. Except for this last item, all other items were collected by Daniel Quigley while he was employed at Ebbets Field in the 1940s and 1950s.

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Names: 

  • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team).
  • Major League Baseball (Organization).
  • New York Mets (Baseball team).
  • Quigley, Daniel N.
  • Quigley, Matthew

Places:

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Queens (New York, N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Baseball teams — New York (State) — Kings County
  • Baseball teams — New York (State) — New York
  • Baseball — New York (State) — Kings County
  • Baseball — New York (State) — New York

Titles:

  • Sports illustrated

Types of Materials:

  • Magazines (periodicals)
  • Memorabilia
  • Souvenir programs

Journals of Long Island History

Long Island Historical Society Quarterly, 1939-1942;  The Journal of Long Island History, 1961-1969 and 1973-1982

From 1939-1942, 1961-1969, and 1973-1982, the Brooklyn Historical Society (known then as the Long Island Historical Society) published a periodic journal, called the Long Island Historical Society Quarterly in 1939-42 and, in the later years, The Journal of Long Island History. The journals include articles on historical topics concerning Kings, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. Many of the articles, especially in the 1939-1942 volumes, include full or partial transcriptions of account books, correspondence, deeds, tombstone inscriptions, and other manuscripts from the BHS collection and elsewhere. While there is a wide range of subject matter, perhaps best-represented in the journal are articles concerning the colonial period through the 19th century, American Revolution, Civil War, and African-American history. No appointment is necessary to use the journals in the BHS library.