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Guide to the Sylvester Manor Archive
1649-1996
 MSS.208

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Collection processed by Colin Wells, with the assistance of Liza Harrell-Edge and Noah Gelfand, 2008-2010. Description revised and enhanced by Rhyannon J. Rodriguez , December 2015

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 02, 2017
Description is in English.

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Subject Names

  • Sylvester, Brinley, 1694-1752
  • Smith, John, 1752-1816
  • Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869
  • Sylvester, Grissell, 1635-1687
  • Sylvester, Constant
  • Sylvester, Giles, 1657-1704
  • Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889
  • Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862
  • Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835
  • Tyler, John, 1790-1862
  • Wyandance, Sachem, ca. 1571-1659
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
  • Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885
  • Horsford, Phoebe Dayton Gardiner, 1826-1903
  • L'Hommedieu, Mary Catherine Havens, 1765-1843
  • L'Hommedieu, Benjamin, 1694-1755
  • Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909
  • Lloyd, James
  • Lloyd, Henry, 1685-1763
  • Liebig, Justus, Freiherr von, 1803-1873
  • Lester, Thomas
  • Palmer, Alice Freeman, 1855-1902
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
  • Farlow, Mary Leila, (Lilian), 1848-1927
  • Durant, H.F., (Henry Fowle), 1822-1881
  • Dyckman, William N.
  • Dering, Sylvester, 1758-1820
  • Dewey, Melvil, 1851-1931
  • Clinton, George, 1739-1812
  • Curtis, Mary Gardiner Horsford, (Mamie), 1855-1893
  • Botta, Anne C. Lynch (Anne Charlotte Lynch), 1815-1891
  • Brinley, Francis, 1632-1719
  • Barnard, Frederick A. P., (Frederick Augustus Porter), 1809-1889
  • Horsford, Mary Katherine, (Kate), 1850-1927
  • Horsford, Jerediah, 1791-1875
  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
  • Sylvester, Nathaniel, 1610-1680
  • Hall, James, 1811-1898
  • Grant, Ulysses S., (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
  • Gelston, David
  • Gardiner, Mary Catherine L'Hommedieu, 1806-1838
  • Gardiner, Lion, 1599-1663
  • Gardiner, David
  • Floyd, William, 1734-1821
  • Floyd, Nicoll, 1762-1852
  • Fiske, Gertrude Hubbard Horsford, b. 1852
  • Fiske, Augustus Henry, 1880-1944
  • Horsford, Cornelia Conway Fenton, 1861-1944
  • Wilson, George F. (George Francis), 1818-1883
  • Fields, Annie, 1834-1915

Document Type

  • Essays.
  • Printed ephemera.
  • Contracts
  • Cabinet photographs.
  • Broadsides (notices)
  • Photographs.
  • Poetry.
  • Personal papers.
  • Photograph albums.
  • Personal correspondence.
  • Periodicals.
  • Official reports.
  • Printed materials.
  • Proofs (printed matter)
  • Postcards.
  • Printed ephemera.
  • Architectural drawings (visual works)
  • Eulogies.
  • Advertisements.
  • Administrative records.
  • Accounts.
  • Account books.
  • Legal documents.
  • Ground plans.
  • Fliers (printed matter)
  • Financial records
  • Newspapers.
  • Notebooks.
  • Notes.
  • Manuscripts for publication.

Subject Organizations

  • Susquehannah Company.
  • New York (State). Legislature
  • Rumford Chemical Works

Subject Topics

  • Education, Higher -- United States -x History -y 19th century
  • Education and state -- United States -x History -y 19th century.
  • Long Island (N.Y.) -- History -- Colonial period.
  • Vikings -- North America.
  • Slavery -- New York (State) -- Long Island -x History.
  • Slavery -- America -x History.
  • Long Island (N.Y.)-- History.
  • Food science and technology -- History.
  • Food science and technology.
  • Cooking, American -- History -- 19th century.
  • Chemistry -- History -y 19th century.
  • Law -- United States -x History.
  • Law -- New York (State) -x History.
  • Harvard University -- History -y 19th century.
  • Gardening -- History.
  • Norumbega (Extinct city)
  • North Atlantic Region.
  • North Atlantic Region-- History.
  • American newspapers -- New York (State)
  • New York (State) -- History -y Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
  • New York (State) -- History -y 1775-1865.
  • Shelter Island (N.Y.) -- History.
  • Rumford Chemical Works.
  • Plantation life.
  • Novelists, American |y 19th century.
  • Authors and artists.
  • American literature |y 19th century.
  • Agriculture and state.
  • Books and reading -- United States -x History -y 20th century.
  • Book collecting.
  • Authors, American |y 19th century |v Correspondence.
  • Authors -- United States.
  • Farm produce
  • Farming
  • Governors -- New York (State).
  • Genealogy.
  • Fiction |y 19th century.
  • Food industry and trade -- New York (State) -- New York

Subject Places

  • Cambridge (Mass.)
  • Long Island (N.Y.) |x History |y 20th century.
  • Long Island (N.Y.) |x History |y 19th century.
  • Long Island (N.Y.) |x History |y 17th century.
  • North Atlantic Region |x Commerce |x History |y 18th century.
  • North Atlantic Region |x Commerce |x History |y 17th century.
  • New York (State) |x Genealogy |v Archival resources.
  • Shelter Island (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.) |x Social life and customs.
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.) |x History |y Revolution, 1775-1783.
  • New York (N.Y.) |x History |y Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Occupation(s)

  • Farmers |z New York (State)