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Crane family papers

Title
Crane family papers, 1819-1944, bulk (1860-1900).
Author
Crane family.
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Description
8.7 linear feet (19 boxes, 6 v.)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photographs.
  • Diaries.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Burgess, Mrs. Thomas F.
Biography (note)
  • Members of the Crane family included Colonel Alexander Baxter Crane (1833-1930), soldier, lawyer and businessman of Indiana and New York; his wife, Laura Mitchell Crane; and their children, Elizabeth, Caroline, Helen, Aurelia, Laura, and Alexander. Colonel Crane served in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, had a prominent law practice in New York City, and was active in Westchester County, N.Y., affairs.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 687
Author
Crane family.
Title
Crane family papers, 1819-1944, bulk (1860-1900).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, journals, military records, legal papers, accounts, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Materials include correspondence of Colonel Crane and his wife with their children, relatives and friends; Civil War records of Alexander Crane; and miscellaneous legal papers, accounts and writings. Also correspondence, 1877-1933, of Elizabeth Crane and drafts of her literary works; correspondence, 1819-1852, of the Mitchell and Green families; correspondence, 1847-1884, 1889, of Caroline Crane Marsh and her husband, George P. Marsh, scholar and United States Minister to Italy; photographs and news clippings pertaining to the Crane family; and diaries, 1861-1864, and 1878-1879, of Caroline Marsh and others.
Additional Formats
Miscellaneous papers and genealogical materials available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Biography
Members of the Crane family included Colonel Alexander Baxter Crane (1833-1930), soldier, lawyer and businessman of Indiana and New York; his wife, Laura Mitchell Crane; and their children, Elizabeth, Caroline, Helen, Aurelia, Laura, and Alexander. Colonel Crane served in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, had a prominent law practice in New York City, and was active in Westchester County, N.Y., affairs.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Crane, Alexander Baxter, 1833-1930.
Crane, Laura Mitchell, 1833-approximately 1920.
Crane, Elizabeth Green.
Marsh, Aurelia Blair.
Crane, Helen Cornelia.
Crane, Laura Vernon, 1873-approximately 1960.
Crane, Alexander Mitchell, 1871-1936?
Marsh, George Perkins, 1801-1882.
Marsh, Caroline Crane.
LCCN
ms 68001136
Research Call Number
MssCol 687
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