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Guide to the Robert C. Winthrop collection 1974.052

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Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 16, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Revised by Maggie Schreiner to reflect augmented description  , November 2018

Descriptive Summary

Source - dnr: Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles)
Title: Robert C. Winthrop collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1664-1699
Abstract: This collection documents early Colonial property transactions in the Long Island towns of Brookhaven and Southold. Materials include, deeds, indetures, patents and warrents, and involve the Unkechaug Native Americans and English colonial administrator Edmund Andros.
Quantity: 0.22 Linear Feet in seven folders in one manuscript box and one oversize folder.
Call Phrase: 1974.052
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Andros, Edmund, Sir
  • Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles)

Document Type

  • Land grants
  • Patents

Subject Organizations

  • Unkechaug Nation

Subject Topics

  • Indians of North America -- New York (State) -- Long Island
  • Land titles -- New York (State) -- Long Island
  • Deeds
  • Real property -- New York (State) -- Long Island

Subject Places

  • Brookhaven (N.Y.)
  • Southold (N.Y.)
  • Long Island (N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Robert C. Winthrop collection, 1974.052, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert C. Winthrop, 1890.

Processing Information

Minimally processed to the collection level in 2011. Description was augmented in 2018, and at this time materials were rehoused.

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: A0142 Folder : 1 Dutch Oath of Allegiance
Box: OS-35 Edmund Andros - Confirmatory patent of Southold, Long Island
Box: A0142 Folder : 2 Groton Hall Manor Patent Correspondence
Box: A0142 Folder : 3 Groton Hall Manor Warrent to Draft Patent
Box: A0142 Folder : 4 Indenture between Tobaccus, Sachem of Unkechaug, and Residents of Brookhaven
Box: A0142 Folder : 5 Indenture between Tobaccus, Sachem of Unkechaug, and Residents of Brookhaven - Copy
Box: A0142 Folder : 6 John Tooker Note - Brookhaven
Box: A0142 Folder : 7 Photostat Reproductions
circa 1970

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