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Guide to the Beekman Family Papers
1652-1937
 MS 51

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Alisa Harrison and John Winter

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 24, 2019
Description is in English

Descriptive Summary

Title: Beekman family papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1652-1937
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: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 51