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Guide to the Brooklyn correspondence and miscellaneous manuscripts collection 1977.321

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Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 11, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Brooklyn correspondence and miscellaneous manuscripts collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1757-1968
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1850-1920
Abstract: This collection consists of a wide variety of correspondence and other manuscripts primarily relating to individuals and families from Brooklyn, N.Y. It also includes records from the Coney Island Chamber of Commerce and the Froebel Academy, and references to African American slaves. Items date from 1757 to 1968, with the bulk of the material dating from 1850 to 1920. The collection was artificially compiled from various sources by library staff at the Long Island Historical Society (later the Brooklyn Historical Society).
Quantity: 0.35 linear feet in 37 folders housed in two manuscript boxes.
Text [Box]: A0064
Text [Box]: A0065
Call Phrase: 1977.321
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.