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Guide to the H. Randolph Lever papers 1974.102

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 09, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lever, H. Randolph
Title: H. Randolph Lever papers
Dates: 1963
Abstract: H. Randolph Lever papers, dated 1963. The papers consist of Lever's last will and testament, as well as a newspaper clipping announcing the marriage of John Howard Lever to Mary Eliza Backus. H. Randolph Lever was a wealthy resident of Brooklyn who bequeathed multiple items from his estate to the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, and the Long Island Historical Society (later the Brooklyn Historical Society).
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0022
Call Phrase: 1974.102
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

Document Type

  • Wedding announcements

Subject Organizations

  • Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
  • Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences.
  • Long Island Historical Society.

Subject Topics

  • Wills -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); H. Randolph Lever papers, 1974.102, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of H. Randolph Lever, 1964.

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