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Guide to the Records of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland
1895-2015
 MS 3034

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Creator: Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland.
Title: Records of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland
Dates: 1895-2015
Abstract: Records of the still-active Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland, a lineage organization open to qualified women who descend from Dutch settlers of New Netherlands circa 1674. The Daughters of Holland Dames' objectives are to perpetuate the memory and promote the virtues of the Dutch settlers by collecting and preserving historical and genealogical documents, encouraging historical research and erecting durable memorials in lasting tribute to the early Dutch settlers. Examples are: stained glass windows to Peter Stuyvesant at St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery (1903), and to Henry Hudson at the New-York Historical Society (1908). Includes board minutes, financial records, some correspondence, and ephemera.
Quantity: 13.5 Linear feet (13 boxes)
Call Phrase: MS 3034