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William H.W. Sabine papers, 1949-1977.
Sabine, William Henry Waldo, 1903-
- 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Collection consists of papers relating to Sabine's historical projects and an autobiographical manuscript. Research materials concern Sabine's studies of William Smith (1728-1793), an American jurist and Loyalist; Nathaniel Woodhull (1722-1776), an American military officer killed in the Revolutionary War; and Robert Bayard(1739-1819). Also, Sabine's manuscript describing his perception of American social customs in Queens, New York,in the 1940s and 1950s (with photographs).
William Henry Waldo Sabine (1903- ), an English-born author and editor, emigrated to the U.S. in 1947 and became interested in the local history of Queens and the American colonial and revolutionary eras.
Controlled Access Terms
- Bayard, Robert, 1739-1819.
- Sabine, William Henry Waldo, 1903-
- Smith, William, 1728-1793.
- Woodhull, Nathaniel, 1722-1776.
- History -- Research.
- Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
- Photographic prints.