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Guide to the
Hendricks Family Papers, 1713-1971
(bulk 1755-1869)
 MS 295

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Collection processed by Meaghan Dwyer, 2000; EAD finding aid prepared by Celia Hartmann, 2010

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Creator: Hendricks Family
Title: Hendricks Family Papers
Dates: 1713-1971
Abstract: The Papers consist of material relating to the Hendricks family, pioneers in the American copper industry and prominent members of the Sepharidc Jewish community in New York, and related families. They begin with the import trade of Uriah Hendricks (1737-1798) and his son Harmon (1771-1838), continuing with the manufacture of copper at the mill begun by Harmon at Belleville, New Jersey, and carried on by their descendants under the name Hendricks Brothers. They include business and family papers, including loose correspondence and business records, ledgers and account books, letterbooks, indentures, mortgages, deeds, maps, blueprints, journals, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and ephemera.
Quantity: 12.75 Linear feet (23 boxes, 25 volumes)
Call Phrase: MS 295