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Guide to the Duane Family Papers
1700-1945
 MS 179

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Collection processed by Megan Dolan

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on February 03, 2016
Description is in English

Container List

Series III: Family Papers

Scope and Contents note

This series includes papers relating to members of the Duane family, their relatives and extended family. The papers are of an informal nature and are largely comprised of correspondence between various family members. This correspondence includes letters from James Duane to his Daughter and son-in-law, Maria and William North, in the late 1700s, and letters relating to William Augustus Steuben North and his family membes. The majority of the correspondence relates to William North Duane, his mother Anne Dalliba Duane, and their family members during William's time at school in Germany in the 1880s. Also included is an assortment of items of memorabilia primarily relating to William North Duane.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 18 Folder : 1 Letters from William North Duane to his mother Anne D. Duane
1883-1888
Box: 18 Folder : 2 Letters from William North Duane to his mother Anne D. Duane
1892-1893
Box: 18 Folder : 3 Letters from William North Duane to his mother Anne D. Duane
1893
Box: 18 Folder : 5 Letters between Duane family members and William North Duane
1872-1895
Box: 18 Folder : 4 Letters from Anne D. Duane to William North Duane
Box: 18 Folder : 6 Letters from Anne D. Duane to members of her family
1883-1896
Box: 18 Folder : 7 Letters from Anne D. Duane to members of her family
1896-1897
Box: 18 Folder : 8 Letters between members of the Duane family and their relations
1804-1889
Box: 18 Folder : 9 Letters between members of the Duane family and their relations
1889-1916
Box: 19 Collection of stamps, photographs, and lock of Anne D. Duane's hair
Box: 19 Assorted loose envelopes
Box: 19 Journals and notepads
Box: 19 Folder : 1 Assorted documents relating to the Duane family
Box: 19 Folder : 2 Assorted legal documents relating to Duane family members
Box: 19 Folder : 3 Compositions by James C. Duane
Box: 19 Folder : 4 Letters from James Duane to his daughter and son-in-law, Maria and William North
1788-1797
Box: 19 Folder : 5 Papers relating to William Augustus Steuben North
circa. 1754-1878
Box: 19 Folder : 6 Letters to Hannah E. North
1859-1869
Box: 19 Folder : 7 Miscellaneous genealogical papers relating to the Eustis and Westin families
Box: 19 Photograph of un-named man
Box: 19 Folder : 8 Unidentified framed photograph of a family member
Oversize: small Folder : Duane OS19 Certificates issued to William North Duane
1888, 1892, 1897

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