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Guide to the Pierrepont family papers ARC.263

Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Teresa Mora (1999), with modifications by Larry Weimer (2011).

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 09, 2022
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 Last updated by John Zarrillo Updated by Maggie Schreiner to reflect the incorporation of additional materials Updated by Alice Griffin to include CBH language.  , March 2017 , March 2019 , May 2022

Container List

Series 7: Newspaper Clippings, 1832-1915. 1.33 Linear Feet


The loose clippings are arranged in rough subject and chronological order.

Scope and Contents

The series is comprised of many loose clippings and one scrapbook. The scrapbook is Civil War themed and includes clippings concerning battles, naval ships and other weaponry, military maneuvers, political developments, cartoons, and individuals. The scrapbook also holds some ephemera. The loose clippings are principally from the mid-nineteenth century and concern Brooklyn ferries, docks and waterfront. There are also some clippings concerning the Pierreponts, including information about their property, biography, obituaries, and Henry's opposition to the consolidation of Brooklyn and New York City. Newspapers represented include, from Brooklyn, the Daily Advertiser,  Daily Eagle,  Daily Freeman,  Daily Union,  Evening Star, and  Long Island Star, and from New York, the  Dispatch,  Enquirer,  Herald,  Times, and  World.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 4-22 Loose Clippings (19 folders)
Box: 90 Folder : 1 Civil War Scrapbook

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