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Guide to the Samuel Gilford Papers
1753-1951 (bulk 1753-1828)
  MS 249

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Title: Samuel Gilford Papers
Dates: 1753-1951 (bulk 1753-1828)
Abstract: The Samuel Gilford Papers consist of documentation of the business dealings and personal life of sea captain and shipping merchant Samuel Gilford, of New York, as well as his son, Samuel Gilford Jr., and various other members of the Gilford family. Included in this collection are loose papers related to the firm of Thomas Buchanan and Son, as well as personal papers of the Buchanan family. This collection also contains papers and ephemera from the late 19th and early 20th centuries related to the Anna Riker and members of the Riker family.
Quantity: 3.0 Linear feet (4 boxes, 8 bound volumes)
Location note: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 249