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Bronson family papers

Title
Bronson family papers, 1790-1875.
Author
Branson family.
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Description
69 linear feet (200 boxes, 11 v.)
Subject
Genre/Form
Maps.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Martin, Charlotte Bronson Hunnewell (1937)
Biography (note)
  • The Bronson family included Isaac Bronson (1760-1838), of New York City and Greenfield, Conn., and his sons Arthur (1801-1844), Frederic (1802-1868) and Oliver (1799-1875), who aided him in his business as a land speculator, money-lender and promoter of westward expansion.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 400
Author
Branson family.
Title
Bronson family papers, 1790-1875.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, records of loans and mortgages, deeds, maps, and other land, business and personal papers of Isaac Bronson and his sons Arthur, Frederic and Oliver. Includes material on land in Jefferson County, N.Y., North Carolina and elsewhere, banks and banking, currency, railroad bonds, and the Panic of 1837. Persons represented include the Baring Brothers of London, James Lefferts Brinckerhoff, Charlotte Brinckerhoff Bronson, Ethel Bronson, C.C. Cambreleng, James B. Murray, Robert Livingston Pell, and Robert Troup.
Additional Formats
Selected papers available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Biography
The Bronson family included Isaac Bronson (1760-1838), of New York City and Greenfield, Conn., and his sons Arthur (1801-1844), Frederic (1802-1868) and Oliver (1799-1875), who aided him in his business as a land speculator, money-lender and promoter of westward expansion.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Businessmen.
Added Author
Bronson, Isaac, 1760-1838.
Bronson, Arthur.
Bronson, Frederic, 1802-1868.
Bronson, Oliver, 1799-1875.
Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts.
Bronson, Charlotte Brinckerhoff, 1818-1861.
Bronson, Ethel, 1765-1825.
Cambreleng, Churchill Caldom, 1786-1862.
Murray, James B.
Pell, Robert Livingston.
Troup, Robert, 1757-1832.
LCCN
ms 71001196
Research Call Number
MssCol 400
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