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Guide to the Ladies' Christian Union Records
1850-2001 (Bulk 1858-1960)
  MS 359

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 05, 2019
Description is in English.

Container List

Series IV: Real Estate Documents, 1850-1931

Scope and Contents note

This series contains documents relating to the renting, ownership, and administration of the houses used by the LCU. This includes documents relating to insurance coverage as well as inspection certificates and code violations. These materials have been digitized and can be viewed here.

Subseries 1: Sage House, 1850-1911

Scope and Contents note

This subseries includes property information such as leases, deeds, and titles for 27 and 28 Washington Square North and 49 West 9th Street. Since the Sage House was the LCU's oldest home, this subseries contains the largest amount of material in the series.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 3 "Lease Assignments and Papers" relating to title at No. 29 Washington Square
1850-1868
Box: 8 Folder : 4 Papers connected with Purchase of Property at 27 and 28 Washington Square
1866-1868
Box: 8 Folder : 5 Papers and Leases re 27-29 Washington Square
1868-1897
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Deeds and Titles for 49 West 9th Street
1890, 1897
Box: 8 Folder : 7 Petition to move Young Women's Home to 49 West 9th Street
1907
Box: 8 Folder : 8 Building Reports and Papers Connected to Construction of West 9th Street Tunnel
1905-1911
Box: 8 Folder : 9 Department of Buildings Code Violation for 27 and 28 Washington Square
1874

Subseries 2: Hegeman House, 1873-1923

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains real estate documents from the various locations of the Hegeman House. The Abstract of Title to 308 Second Avenue recounts the history of the property that was formerly part of Peter Stuyvesant's estate.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 10 Abstract of Title to 308 Second Avenue
1881
Box: 8 Folder : 11 Deeds and Mortgages for 308 Second Avenue
1879-1923
Box: 8 Folder : 12 133 MacDougal, Lease
1870-1873
Box: 8 Folder : 13 268 West 11th Street, Lease
1878

Subseries 3: Katharine House, 1910

Scope and Contents note

A bill for the development of real estate title insurance.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 14 Katharine House Insurance Bill
1910

Subseries 4: Milbank Memorial House, 1919

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains insurance and building inspection information for the Milbank Home on 10th Street. The inspection certificates indicate the examination of the house's wiring, fixtures, and electrical apparatus.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 15 Deed for Milbank Memorial Home
1919
Box: 8 Folder : 16 Electrical Inspection Certificates for Milbank Memorial Home
1919

Subseries 5: Rosemary House, 1908

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains the deed for the Rosemary House as well as a letter from an attorney recommending more insurance coverage for the house and the furniture.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 17 Deed for Rosemary House
1908
Box: 8 Folder : 18 Letter re Insurance Coverage
1908

Subseries 6: Roberts House, 1931

Scope and Contents note

The one folder of material contains an agreement between the Roberts House and a neighbor over the proposed construction of a wall.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 19 Agreement re Construction of Wall
1931

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