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Guide to the Papers of the Delaplaine Family
1762-1966 (bulk 1762-1879)
  MS 161

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Jan Hilley with later assistance by Alison Barr. Online finding aid created by Erin Shaw.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 28, 2013
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


Donation, [1966], later donation, 2012.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.)

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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Delaplaine Family Papers (MS 161), The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at The New-York Historical Society

Within the Manuscript Department can be found the following:

  1. Samuel Delaplaine Papers
  2. Joshua Delaplaine Papers

One of the Delaplaine family members mentioned in the Philadelphia area is Joseph Delaplaine. The Library has several related items such as the following:

  1. Delaplaine, Joseph. Delaplaine's Repository of the Lives and Portraits of Distinguished Americans. Philadelphia: [s.n.], 1815-[1816]. (Call Number: Y-q 1815.Del)  Delaplaine's Repository of the Lives and Portraits of Distinguished Americans

The Library also has genealogical information concerning families related to the Delaplaines. Examples include:

  1. Van Name, Elmer Garfield. Pierre Cresson: the Huguenot of Staten Island, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Progeny Including (De la Plaine and Demarest Lines). Woodbury, N.J.: Van Name for the Benefit of Gloucester County, 1968. (Call Number: CS71.C9253 no.1)
  2. Barr, Lockwood. Genealogical Charts & Biographical Notes on the Pell Family with Special Reference to the Lords of the Manor of Pelham, Westchester County, New York. Pelham Manor, N.Y.: 1946. (Call Number: CS71.P385)