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Guide to the Bannerman Family Papers
1788 - 2001 (bulk 1890-1968)
 MS 2906

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 15, 2019
Finding Aid is written in English.

Container List

Series III: Polopel (Bannerman) Island

Scope and Contents

This series contains materials pertaining to Polopel (Bannerman) Island, of which there are many spellings, and the Bannermans' time living there, including documents, clippings, correspondence and printed materials. Particular events covered include the arrest of Charles Kovac, the island's superintendent, for being an unnaturalized Austrian alien; the occupation of the island in 1918 when a sub-cruiser crew made an unauthorized search of the island; and the island's nomination for the historic register.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 7 Deed, Polleples Island (photocopy)
1788
Box: 4 Folder : 8 Blue Print, Island Under Water
1903
Box: 4 Folder : 9 Map of Polopel Island
1905
Box: 4 Folder : 10 Detention of Charlie Kovacs, "Raid" on Island by USN, and Other Notes and Clippings
1917-18
Box: 4 Folder : 11 Occupation of the Island
1918
Box: 4 Folder : 12 More Correspondence on Occupation of the Island by Army
1918-19
Box: 4 Folder : 13 Clippings
1918-2001
Box: 4 Folder : 14 Newspaper and Other Clippings about Bannerman's Island
1920, 1956-67
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Clippings
1940, 1956-68
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Clippings
1961-68
Box: 5 Folder : 3 The Story of Bannerman Island
1973
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Calendar Featuring the Island
1974
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Nomination, National Historic Register
1980-83
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Bannerman Island
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Coat of Arms
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Island Pictures, Selected for the Booklet
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 9 Maps
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 10 Scenes Along the Hudson River
undated
Box: 7 Coat of Arms, metal
undated
Box: 7 Coat of Arms, stamp
undated

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