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Guide to the Martha J. Lamb Papers
1756-1892 (Bulk 1876-1892)
  MS 362

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Description is in English.

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Open to qualified researchers.

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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Martha J. Lamb Papers, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at The New-York Historical Society

Madison Square Presbyterian Church societies' papers, 1882 (1 volume). Includes the constitution of the Loan Relief Society. Most of this material is in Lamb's handwriting or is addressed to her. Call phrase: BV NYC Churches Presbyterian.

Misc. Lamb correspondence (5 items) in various collections. See card catalog.

Magazine of American History letterbooks, 1877 -- 1881 (6 volumes), before Lamb's tenure as editor. Call phrase: BV Stevens, John Austin.

Library collections contain Magazine of American History, 1877-1893 with index. Also several of Lamb's publications including  History of the City of New York: Its Origin, Rise and Progress.

Separated Material

Magazine of American History letterbooks, April 4, 1884 -- 1892 (7 volumes) Call phrase: BV  Magazine of American History.

Forty genealogies transferred to the Library in 1957, families unknown