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Guide to the Erving-King Family Papers
1709-1975 (bulk 1780-1939)
  MS 204

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 21, 2011
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Erving-King Family Papers
Dates: 1709-1975 (bulk 1780-1939)
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, maps, printed matter, genealogical material, etc., assembled by James Gore King V (1898-1979). The collection concerns the Erving and King families, other families from whom he directly descended, and some collateral branches. The following individuals are comparatively well documented: James Gore King (1791-1853), Edward King (1833-1908), Col. John Erving (1789-1862), John Erving (1833-1917), and William Van Rensselaer (1805-1872).
Quantity: 19.0 Linear feet (36 boxes, 34 volumes)
Location note: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 204