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Guide to the James Duane Livingston III Family Papers
1718-1999
 MS 3144

New-York Historical Society
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Container List

Series IV. "James Duane Livingston III (1930–[2019])," part one, 1930-1987

Scope and Contents

Autobiographical documents of James Duane Livingston III, including a number of grammar and high school report cards, a series of school essays and stories, letters from his first wife, Nancy Lee Clark, and clippings on his career in metallurgy and ceramics research at General Electric.

Arrangement

With the exception of loose photographs moved from the front binder pocket to join duplicates inside folders, the documents in Series IV are sorted in the order imposed by the James Duane Livingston III.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 12 [Title page]
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 13 "Mom & Dad & Me." [Family history narrative by James Duane Livingston III]

Scope and Contents

Although in an introductory note James Duane Livingston III informs his daughters that "this latest installment runs up to my high school graduation in January 1947," the narrative ends with the death of his mother, Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston in July 1983.

1999 September 5
Box: 2 Folder : 14 [James Duane Livingston III birth announcement cards]
1930 June 23
Box: 2 Folder : 15 [James Duane Livingston III baptism certificate]
1930 September 21
Box: 2 Folder : 16-17 [James Duane Livingston III photographs] (2 folders)
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 18 [James Duane Livingston III grammar school autograph album leaves]
1943
Box: 2 Folder : 19 [James Duane Livingston III Camp Saugatuck medal]
1941
Box: 2 Folder : 20 [New York World's Fair record album]

Scope and Contents

"My parents and I made this recording at the 1939 New York World's Fair."

Restricted

This phonograph record is restricted because of its fragility and because N-YHS lacks equipment on which to play it.

1939
Box: 2 Folder : 21 [P.S. 193 awards and graduation program]
1942-1943
Box: 2 Folder : 22 James Duane Livingston III. "My Trip"
[1938]
Box: 2 Folder : 23 James Duane Livingston III. "The Livingston's Trip to Florida"
[1939]
Box: 2 Folder : 24 James Duane Livingston III. "Perilous Mission"
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 25 James Duane Livingston III. "The Rover"
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 26 James Duane Livingston III. Untitled boxing story 1
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 27 James Duane Livingston III. Untitled boxing story 2
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 28 James Duane Livingston III. "The Midnight Fire Alarm"
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 29 James Duane Livingston III. "They Warned Me"
Box: 2 Folder : 30 [James Duane Livingston III. P.S. 193 report cards]
1940, 1942
Box: 2 Folder : 31 [James Duane Livingston III. P.S. 193 class photograph]
1943 January
Box: 2 Folder : 32 [James Duane Livingston III. Photographs]
1938, undated
Box: 2 Folder : 33 [James Duane Livingston III. Photographs]
1940s, undated
Box: 2 Folder : 34 ["Monarch of Bermuda" cruise ephemera]
1937 September 3, 5
Box: 2 Folder : 35 [James Duane Livingston III. High school awards and medals]
1944-1946
Box: 2 Folder : 36 [James Duane Livingston III. Midwood High School report cards]
1944, 1947
Box: 2 Folder : 37 [James Duane Livingston III. Midwood High School commencement program]
1947 February 5
Box: 2 Folder : 38 [John Scheer World War II ephemera]
[1940s]
Box: 2 Folder : 39 [Program, dance recital by the pupils of Atkinson Studio of the Dance]

Scope and Contents

James Duane Livingston III performed in the ballroom group.

1945 June 15
Box: 2 Folder : 40 [James Duane Livingston III. Piano playing programs, certificates, report cards]
1945-1946
Box: 2 Folder : 41 James Duane Livingston III. "Multiplying by Adding" [article for Midwood High School math/science magazine]
1947 January
Box: 2 Folder : 42 [James Duane Livingston III. Cornell University]
1947-1952, 1966
Box: 2 Folder : 43 [James Duane Livingston III. Letters to parents]
1952, 1956
Box: 2 Folder : 44 [James Duane Livingston III. Harvard College commencement and master's degree diploma]
1953 June 11
Box: 2 Folder : 45 [James Duane Livingston III. National Science Foundation fellowship]
1954
Box: 2 Folder : 46 [James Duane Livingston III. Marriage to Nancy Lee Clark]
1953 June 27
Box: 2 Folder : 47 [Nancy Lee Clark. Letters to James Duane Livingston III]
[1952?], 1954
Box: 2 Folder : 48 [Nancy Lee (Clark) Livingston. Wedding photograph]
[1953 June]
Box: 2 Folder : 49 [James Duane Livingston III and daughters. Photographs]
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 50 [James Duane Livingston III. Harvard College commencement (PhD)]
1956 June 14
Box: 2 Folder : 51 [James Duane Livingston III. General Electric research lab]
1956-1987
Box: 2 Folder : 52 [James Duane Livingston III. Engagement announcement to Sherry H. Penney]
[1984]
Box: 2 Folder : 53 [Clermont, Livingston Manor]
1986-1987
Box: 2 Folder : 54 [Loose photographs from front binder pocket]
circa 1939-1952

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