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Guide to the Beekman Family Papers
 MS 51

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Alisa Harrison and John Winter

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on June 22, 2015
Description is in English

Descriptive Summary

Title: Beekman Family Papers
Dates: 1720-1920's
Abstract: The collection contains material pertaining to multiple generations of the Beekman family, a prominent New York City family of Dutch ancestry. Between the eighteenth and the twentieth centuries, the Beekmans were intimately involved in the city's mercantile business, politics, and philanthropy.
Quantity: 30.25 Linear feet (70 Boxes)
Location note: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 51