Research Catalog

David McAlpin papers,

Title
David McAlpin papers, 1871-1930.
Author
McAlpin, David Hunter, 1816-1901.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Additional Authors
McAlpin Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
Description
21 linear feet (22 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photoprints.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • David Hunter McAlpin (1816-1901) was a tobacco manufacturer and philanthropist. In addition to owning the tobacco firm, D.H. McAlpin Company, he also made substantial investments in real estate including the McAlpin Hotel in New York City and was a director of several banks and insurance and energy companies.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1931
Author
McAlpin, David Hunter, 1816-1901.
Title
David McAlpin papers, 1871-1930.
Summary
Collection consists of McAlpin's estate papers, correspondence, scrapbooks of clippings, and photographs. Estate papers, 1871-1930, are the legal and financial documents executed by McAlpin's heirs and include legal papers; accounts; cash books, 1901-1927; journals, 1901-1927; and ledgers, 1901-1923. Remaining papers consist of letters, 1871-1894; estate letters, 1901-1930; letterbook, 1925; scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about McAlpin; and photographs, mainly of the construction site of the McAlpin Hotel.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
David Hunter McAlpin (1816-1901) was a tobacco manufacturer and philanthropist. In addition to owning the tobacco firm, D.H. McAlpin Company, he also made substantial investments in real estate including the McAlpin Hotel in New York City and was a director of several banks and insurance and energy companies.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Businessmen.
Added Author
McAlpin Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
Research Call Number
MssCol 1931
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