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

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Ashley Todd

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

Scope and Contents

This collection pertains to the personal life, business and estate of Francis Bannerman VI and his family. Primary topics in this collection are the Bannerman family; military equipment and World War I, which are reflective of Bannerman's company's specialty of military surplus and his interest in military achievement; and Polopel (Bannerman) Island and the estate Bannerman built there. Materials include correspondence, notes, time books, scrapbooks, clippings, monographs, serials, photographs, glass plate negatives and objects.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into four series, three topical and one based on media format: Bannerman Family, Francis Bannerman (Sons) Business, Polopel (Bannerman) Island, and Photographs and Negatives. Within these series, materials are arranged chronologically. Undated materials have been placed at the end of each series or subseries and are arranged alphabetically.

This collection is organized into the following four series. Within these series, materials are arranged chronologically. Undated materials have been placed at the end of each series or subseries and are arranged alphabetically.

Missing Title

  1. Series I: Bannerman Family
  2. Series II: Francis Bannerman (Sons) Business
  3. Series III: Polopel (Bannerman) Island
  4. Series IV: Photographs and Negatives