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Guide to the Beekman Family Papers
1652-1937
 MS 51

New-York Historical Society
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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

Container List

Box 1, Beekman Family, Correspondence, Legal Documents, Diaries, 1652-1937

Scope and Contents

For additional detail, see White's guide, Volume 1, Pages 1-2, and Volume 2, Pages 426-438. White's descriptions are not organized by folder.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Mr. and Mrs. James W. Beekman, Correspondence from Children in Switzerland, Letters from Catherine Beekman while at Mrs Haines School, School Copybooks, Report Cards
1850-1870
Box: 1 Folder : 2 James W. Beekman, Correspondence from John N. Beekman, William F. Beekman, Eight Letters from Mrs. James W. Beekman to Friends

Scope and Contents

Material regarding James and John B. is missing from White's guide.

1855-1875
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Mr. and Mrs. James W. Beekman, Correspondence from Son Gerard

Scope and Contents

Letters pertain primarily to Gerard Beekman's study abroud, and are in both English and French.

1855-1875
Box: 1 Folder : 4 James W. Beekman, Correspondence from Rev. Maunsell Van Rensselaer and Mrs. Betsy Van Rensselaer
1855- 1868
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Mr. and Mrs. James W. Beekman, Correspondence to and from William S. Milledoler
1850-1860
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Mr. and Mrs. James W. Beekman, Correspondence from Captain and Mrs J.H. Graham and Cornelia Graham
1854-1861
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Mr. and Mrs. James W. Beekman, Correspondence from Mr. and Mrs. Jacob G. Sanders, John Sanders, and James B. Sanders
1855-1867
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Mr. and Mrs. James W. Beekman, Correspondence from Mrs. William Axtell Depeyster and J. Watts Depeyster
1854-1868
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Mr. and Mrs. James W. Beekman, Correspondence from Rev. and Mrs. P. Martin Brett and Cornelia Brett; also, correspondence from Cornelia Brett to Catherine Beekman
1854-1858
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Gerard Beekman, Correspondence (includes 1709 letter from Queen Ann regarding land grants in Imperial NY)
1709, 1810-1831
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Correspondence to and from B., Catherine, Deborah, or Elizabeth Beekman
1779-1840
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Henry Beekman, 1711-1741, Correspondence and Legal Documents
1711-1741
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Henry Beekman, 1742-1745, Correspondence (bulk from Gilbert Livingston)
1742-1745
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Henry R. and James W. Beekman, Correspondence
1850-1886
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Henry Beekman, 1746-1753
1746-1753
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Johannis Jr., Jacob, James J. Johannis, John C., John K., John, John James, John Jacob Beekman; Correspondence, Accounts, Agreements, Land Surveys
1736-1835
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Josephine L. Beekman, Recollections
1937
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Margaret, Maria, Peter Q., Sally, Verdine, William, and Samuel Beekman; Correspondence, Agreements, Estate Papers
1768-1850
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Magnus Beekman, Listing for the Corporation
1801
Box: 1 Folder : 20 William Beekman, Dutch Documents (formerly in uncatalogued R.R. Livingston collection)
1652-1669
Box: 1 Folder : 21 William Gerard Beekman, Legal Documents
Undated
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Patent Blueprint for Wawayanda
Undated
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Deed from Mary Elizabeth G. Beekman and Others to John G. Beekman, Trustee of Mary Depeyster
1847
Box: 1 Folder : 24 James Beekman Diaries, 1851, 1852, 1853
1851-1853
Box: 1 Folder : 25 James Beekman Diaries, 1861, 1866, 1867
1861, 1866-1867

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