Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

New-York Historical Society logo

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

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Processed by Caroline D. Bain.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 28, 2020
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: King (Family)
Title: Erving-King Family Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 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 Linear feet (36 boxes, 32 volumes)
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 204