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Guide to the Tilley family papers 1986.057

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Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 22, 2015
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Additional processing by John Zarrillo 2015

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Tilley family
Title: Tilley family papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1803-1976
Abstract: This collection contains the papers of the Tilley family of Oyster Bay, Long Island and Yonkers, N.Y. Materials in the collection include property records, wills, school diplomas, certificates, military commissions, Civil War letters, and photographs, all of which document the careers and lives of Tilley family members from multiple generations. The collection spans the period 1803 to 1976.
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet in eighteen folders and two rolled items
Graphic materials [Box]: rolled items - 1 of 1
Text [Box]: A0107
Call Phrase: 1986.057
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.