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Guide to the Gravesend history collection 1978.046

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 17, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stillwell, William H., (William Henry)
Title: Gravesend history collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1686-1891
Abstract: The Gravesend history collection contains a charter for Gravesend, signed by Governor Dongan; a land deed and title searches for property in Gravesend; genealogies of prominent families; and a manuscript copy of William H. Stillwell's Annals of the Town of Gravesend.
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet in two folders and one bound volume
Text [Box]: A0080
Text [Box]: A0081
Call Phrase: 1978.046
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.