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Guide to the Hulst family collection ARC.135

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Collection processed by Robyn Hjermstad

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 01, 2012
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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Fardon, Jacob
Creator: Holsaert, Anthony
Creator: Hulst family
Creator: Hulst, John P.
Creator: Hulst, William P.
Title: Hulst family collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1702-circa 1950
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1702-1878
Abstract: The Hulst family collection relates primarily to the Hulst family in Brooklyn. The bulk of the materials in this collection were created between 1702 and 1878, though there are some documents from the mid-twentieth century. A good portion of the collection contains genealogical notes on the Hulst, Rider, and Van Duyn families; the remaining papers consist of deeds, bonds, correspondence, and receipts. Other document types in this collection include a copy book, an autograph poetry book, and photographs of family members and graves. A slave bill of sale and a New Utrecht list of slaves and chimbles (chimneys) are also located in this collection.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet in one manuscript box, one oversize flat box, and two boxes of images by format.
Language of Materials: The material in this collection is in English; two documents are in Dutch.
Call Phrase: ARC.135
Sponsor: Developed with grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural (URR) Program.