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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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Collection processed by Joseph Ditta

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Container List

Series II. "Ancestors & Siblings (Aunt Patsy, Uncle Bob) of James D. Livingston Jr. (1890–1956)", 1872-1999

Scope and Contents

Material documenting the ancestry of James Duane Livingston Jr. (1890–1956) and his siblings, Gertrude Channing (Livingston) Kittredge Eaton (1892–1988), a.k.a. "Aunt Patsy," and Robert Teviot Livingston (1896–1968), a.k.a. "Uncle Bob." Includes family history narratives, charts, vital records, newspaper obituaries, photographs, and an antique lace handkerchief, a Livingston heirloom passed from Mabel Channing (Wright) Livingston to her daughter-in-law, Florence (Boullee) Livingston (see Box 1, Folder 28).

Arrangement

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

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 15 [Title page]
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 16 James Duane Livingston III. "My Grandparents" [paternal]
1999 August 25
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Paternal Ancestry of James Duane Livingston III [fan chart]
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 18 "Ancestors of James Duane Livingston, Jr. (1890-1956), Gertrude Channing Livingston (b. 1892), and Robert Teviot Livingston (1896-1968)"
1978 January
Box: 1 Folder : 19 "Ancestors and Descendants of James Duane Livingston 1786-1837"
1983 July 2
Box: 1 Folder : 20 [Correspondence re: Gilbert Stuart portraits of Walter and Hannah (Smith) Channing]
1995 November
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Death certificate [certified copy] of Fannie Rosalie Pell Wright (1848-1892)
1980
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Death certificate [certified copy] of David Wright (1806-1897)
1979
Box: 1 Folder : 23 W. Mosby Williams letter to Fanny Rosalie Pell Wright

Scope and Contents

Includes a partially filled-in genealogical form and a copy of Frank Wright's obituary from "The Harvard Graduates' Magazine," December 1903, p. 286.

1891 December 17
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Frank Wright letter to daughter Mabel Channing Wright

Scope and Contents

With transcription.

1892 March 21
Box: 1 Folder : 25 James Duane Livingston letter to Bayard Tuckerman

Scope and Contents

With transcription.

[circa 1892]
Box: 1 Folder : 26 William F. Channing letter to James Duane Livingston

Scope and Contents

With transcription.

1893 July 27
Box: 1 Folder : 27 Wolcott Gibbs letter to James Duane Livingston

Scope and Contents

With transcription.

[1892?] March 29
Box: 1 Folder : 28 [Lace handkerchief given by Mabel Channing (Wright) Livingston to Florence (Boullee) Livingston]

Scope and Contents

With presentation letter dated Christmas 1950.

undated
Box: 1 Folder : 29 [James Duane Livingston confirmation certificate]
1872 April 1
Box: 1 Folder : 30 [James Duane Livingston memorial service program]
1936 November 5
Box: 1 Folder : 31 [Charles J. Livingston estate]
[1896?]
Box: 1 Folder : 32 [James Duane Livingston biographical material]
1936, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 33 [James Duane Livingston home, Lexington, Kentucky]
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 34 [James Duane Livingston obituary]
[1936 May]
Box: 1 Folder : 35 [Charlotte Lucia Livingston photograph and obituary]
undated, 1922
Box: 1 Folder : 36 [James Duane Livingston photographs and tributes]
1936, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 37 Franklin D. Roosevelt letters (2) to James Duane Livingston

Scope and Contents

Signed, as governor, on State of New York Executive Chamber stationery.

1931 April 21, May 4
Box: 1 Folder : 38 [Minna Swift Livingston bequests]
[circa 1936]
Box: 1 Folder : 39 [Mabel Channing (Wright) Livingston theatrical and musical performances]
1901-1905
Box: 1 Folder : 40 [Livingston signatures on birch bark, "Merry Mount"]
1906 August 26
Box: 1 Folder : 41 Second Season, Mrs. James Duane Livingston's "Garden-Home," Barnstable, Cape Cod., Mass.
1920
Box: 1 Folder : 42 [James Duane and Mabel Channing (Wright) Livingston marriage invitation, certificate, announcement, and 40th anniversary]
1889, 1929
Box: 1 Folder : 43 [James Duane Livingston family snapshot]
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 44 [Mabel Channing (Wright) Livingston photographs]
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 45 [Gertrude Channing (Livingston) Kittredge Eaton newspaper clippings]
1980, 1985
Box: 1 Folder : 46 [Gertrude Channing (Livingston) Kittredge Eaton photographs]
1981 January; 1982 July
Box: 1 Folder : 47 Gertrude Kittredge Eaton. "Reminiscences of St. Paul's School"
1983
Box: 1 Folder : 48 [Henry Crocker Kittredge biographical material]
1967, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 49 [Robert Teviot Livingston retirement dinner program and newspaper clipping]
1965 May 6, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 50 [Robert Teviot Livingston obituary]
1968 January 8
Box: 1 Folder : 51 [Loose photographs from front binder pocket]
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 52 [Loose photographs from back binder pocket]
undated

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