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Slocum family genealogical research papers

Title
Slocum family genealogical research papers, 1839-1848, (bulk 1898-1967).
Author
Slocum, Margaret R.

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box 1Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol NYGB 18265 box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection.
Description
.42 linear foot (1 box).
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Genealogies.
  • Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Source (note)
  • Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society,
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Provenance (note)
  • Presented to the New York Biographical & Genealogical Society by John D. Slocum.
Call Number
MssCol NYGB 18265
OCLC
664272590
Author
Slocum, Margaret R.
Title
Slocum family genealogical research papers, 1839-1848, (bulk 1898-1967).
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
The Slocum family genealogical research papers, compiled by Margaret R. Slocum, include family papers and genealogical research files. The family papers include correspondence belonging to Margaret's grandmother, Laura Dean, and to her great-uncle, John Atticus Robertson. Genealogical research material includes correspondence relating to genealogical and estate matters, news clippings, and other ephemera documenting John Atticus Robertson, and the Lawrence, Lefferts, Meserole, Greene, Marshall, Brinkerhoff, and Schenk families of Brooklyn and Dutchess County, New York. Of note is correspondence with the National Portrait Gallery regarding family portraits painted by Daniel Huntington, as well as an 1887 letter to Mary Robertson from Huntington with instructions on how to clean the portraits; and correspondence with various institutions relating to the provenance of an antique spoon belonging to the Schenk family.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Peter Teunis Schenck receipt book; Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Provenance
Presented to the New York Biographical & Genealogical Society by John D. Slocum.
Source
Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 2008.
Added Author
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection.
Added Title
Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Research Call Number
MssCol NYGB 18265
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