The Orrin E. Dunlap Collection, 1870 - 1953

Descriptive Identification

Repository
Niagara Falls Public Library, Local History Department
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Extent
Creator
Dunlap, Orrin E. (Orrin Elmer), 1896-1970
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes: photographs, glass plate negatives, prints, books, paintings, manuscripts, pamphlets, documents, letters, typescripts, postcards, newspapers, scrapbooks and other materials representing one of the finest and most complete records of the history off the Falls of Niagara and its area. The photographs Dunlap took between 1890 and the 1920s are unique in the record they provide of the very important history of this region.

Administrative Information

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Biographical/Historical Commentary

Orrin E. Dunlap (1861-1953) was a photographer and writer based in Niagara Falls who offered a unique perspective on Niagara Falls. Dunlap was also the managing editor for the Niagara Falls Gazette from 1890-1895.

Scope and Content

The collection includes: photographs, glass plate negatives, prints, books, paintings, manuscripts, pamphlets, documents, letters, typescripts, postcards, newspapers, scrapbooks and other materials representing one of the finest and most complete records of the history off the Falls of Niagara and its area. The photographs Dunlap took between 1890 and the 1920s are unique in the record they provide of the very important history of this region.

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