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Guide to the Charles A. Ditmas collection ARC.196

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Robyn R. Hjermstad

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

Creator: Ditmas, Charles A., 1887-1938
Title: Charles A. Ditmas collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1687 to circa 1935
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1908-1945
Abstract: The Charles A. Ditmas collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, programs, images, and ephemera pertaining to Charles A. Ditmas's work at the Kings County Historical Society as a historian and genealogist. While the collection spans from 1687-1935, the bulk of the collection is dated between the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In addition to manuscript materials, this collection also contains a souvenir album entitled Brooklyn's Garden Views of Picturesque Flatbush, photographs, and a transcription of a 1664 deed for Barrian Island between the Native Americans and John Tilton Senil and Sammuell Spicer of Gravesend. The majority of the research, notes, images, and manuscripts in this collection pertain to historic homesteads and families in Kings County (N.Y.).
Quantity: 0.42 Linear feet in 1 manuscript box
Language of Materials: Materials in English. Materials in Dutch are accompanied by translations.
Call Phrase: ARC.196
Sponsor: Developed with grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural (URR) Program.