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Guide to the Gravesend history collection 1978.046

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Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 17, 2011
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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.