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

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Livingston, James D., 1930-
Title: James Duane Livingston III family papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1718-1999
Abstract: Family history narratives, vital records, photographs, and genealogical research documenting the ancestry of James Duane Livingston III (1930-2019), a descendant on his father's side from Robert Livingston (1654-1728), first lord of Livingston Manor on the Hudson River, and on his mother's side from the Boullee family, German immigrants to New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada, in the mid-19th century.
Quantity: 1.25 Linear feet (in 3 document boxes).
Language: Some items in Series VI and VII are written in German.
Call Phrase: MS 3144

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Biographical / Historical

James Duane Livingston III (1930–2019) assembled this collection of family papers, photographs, and genealogical research to preserve for his daughters the biographical details of his own life, and of the lives of their shared ancestors and collateral relatives. On his father's side Livingston descended from Robert Livingston (1654–1728), his six-times great-grandfather, first lord of Livingston Manor, a 160,000-acre patent on the Hudson River. The Livingston family counted such notables as Robert R. Livingston (1746–1813), a member of the Committee of Five who drafted the Declaration of Independence, and Philip Livingston (1714–1778), who signed it. William Livingston (1723–1790) signed the U.S. Constitution, and Robert R. Livingston administered the oath of office to George Washington when he assumed the presidency in 1789. James Duane Livingston (1786–1837), a great-great grandson of the first lord of Livingston Manor, was the first to bear that combination of names. They would repeat in his grandson, James Duane Livingston (1859–1936), great-grandson, James Duane Livingston Jr. (1890–1956), and great-great-grandson, James Duane Livingston III, the compiler. (The suffixes "Jr." and "III" are not observed consistently on documents in the collection.)

James Duane Livingston Jr., a native of Indianapolis, married Florence Josephine Boullee (1892–1983), a native of New Jersey, in 1924 in New York City. Together they operated a printing concern on Wall Street. Florence descended from Wilhelm Heinrich Boullee (1821–1882), a country doctor, and his wife, Augusta E. Engelhardt (1827–1898), German immigrants who settled in New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada, in the 1840s, and from Friedrich Jugneit (1837–1901), a Prussian immigrant who served in the Union Army during the Civil War, and his wife, Maria Schmidling (1846– ).

Together James Duane and Florence (Boullee) Livingston had one child, a son, James Duane Livingston III, who was born in Brooklyn. James was a graduate of Midwood High School who went on to Cornell and Harvard Universities and spent thirty-three years as a research physicist for General Electric in Schenectady, New York. He married twice, first (1953) to Nancy Lee Clark, by whom he had three daughters (Joan, Susan, and Barbara Livingston), and second (1985) to Sherry (Hood) Penney (1937–2019).

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This note is drawn from documents and narratives in the collection, and from family trees compiled by Howland Davis and Arthur Kelly in A Livingston Genealogical Register (Rhinebeck, N.Y. : Kinship, 1995).

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Scope and Contents

Items in the collection span the years 1718 through 1999 and include

• Assorted documents pertaining to the estate of Robert Cambridge Livingston (1742-1794), indentures and property records of his son, James Duane Livingston (1786-1837), and the title to property belonging to James's son, Charles James Livingston (1821-1871). Includes an early manuscript "Livingston Family Genealogy." (See Series I.)

• Material documenting the ancestry of James Duane Livingston Jr. (1890–1956) and his siblings, Gertrude Channing (Livingston) Kittredge Eaton (1892–1988), and Robert Teviot Livingston (1896–1968). Includes family history narratives, charts, vital records, newspaper obituaries, photographs, and an antique lace handkerchief. (See Series II.)

• Vital, school, and military records of James Duane Livingston Jr. (1890–1956), with two family history narratives by his son. (See Series III.)

• Autobiographical documents of James Duane Livingston III, including a number of grammar and high school report cards, 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. (See Series IV.)

• Additional autobiographical material of James Duane Livingston III, documenting his passion for tennis, his efforts to preserve the Glen Sanders Mansion, a historic house in Scotia, Schenectady County, New York, and his involvement with the Glenville Democratic Committee (also in Schenectady County), and two runs for a Glenville town council seat. (See Series V.)

• Documentation of the German-immigrant ancestry of James Duane Livingston III's mother, Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston (1892–1983). Includes a number of baptism, confirmation, and marriage certificates, as well as a series of letters from Friedrich Jugneit (1837–1901) to his daughter, Emily Charlotte (Jugneit) Boullee (1866–1957). With several narratives illustrating the relationships among the Boullee, Engelhardt, Jugneit, and Schmidling families. (Series VI.)

• Biographical documentation of James Duane Livingston III's mother, Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston (1892–1983) and her sole sibling, William Henry August Boullee (1894–1955). Includes Florence's baptism and confirmation certificates, her early driver's license, wedding photographs, and awards from the American Legion Auxiliary. William Boullee is represented by a few World War I service records, an end-of-life letter to his sister, and an obituary. (See Series VII.)

A number of James Duane Livingston III's autobiographical and family history narratives scattered throughout the collection shed light on the gathered documents:

• "My Grandparents" [paternal] (Box 1, Folder 16)

• "Ancestors of James Duane Livingston, Jr. (1890-1956), Gertrude Channing Livingston (b. 1892), and Robert Teviot Livingston (1896-1968)" (Box 1, Folder 18)

• "Ancestors and Descendants of James Duane Livingston 1786-1837" (Box 1, Folder 19)

• "Dad" (Box 1, Folder 54)

• "James D. Livingston Jr. (1890-1956) in World War I" (Box 2, Folder 3)

• "Mom & Dad & Me" (Box 2, Folder 13)

• "JDL3 and Tennis" (Box 2, Folder 56)

• "Travels and Travails of Friedrich Jugneit (1837-1901)" (Box 3, Folder 5)

• "My Grandparents" [maternal] (Box 3, Folder 6)

• "Letters from Friedrich [Jugneit]" (Box 3, Folder 16)

• "Wilhelm and Augusta Boullee of New Hamburg, Ontario, and their descendants" (Box 3, Folder 24)

Arrangement

The collection came to the New-York Historical Society in seven three-ring binders assembled by James Duane Livingston III. With minor exceptions (e.g., moving duplicate photographs from front or back binder pockets to join other copies in folders), the original order of the documents has been retained. Livingston supplied distinct titles for each binder, which the archivist has transferred to the following series titles:

Series I
 "Old Family Manuscripts (indentures, estates, etc.)," 1718, 1810-1866
Series II
 "Ancestors & Siblings (Aunt Patsy, Uncle Bob) of James D. Livingston Jr. (1890–1956)," 1872-1999
Series III
 "James Duane Livingston Jr. (1890–1956)," 1889-1999
Series IV
 "James Duane Livingston III (1930–[2019])," part one, 1930-1987
Series V
 "James Duane Livingston III (1930–[2019])," part two, 1965-1970
Series VI
 "Ancestors of Florence Boullee Livingston: Jugneits, Schmidlings, Boullees, Engelhardts," 1786-1999
Series VII
 "Florence Josephine Boullee Livingston (1892–1983) & her brother William H. Boullee (1894–1955)," 1892-1983

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Baptismal certificates
  • Birth certificates
  • Clippings (information artifacts).
  • Confirmations (religious ceremonies)
  • Death certificates
  • Genealogies (histories)
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Letters (correspondence).
  • Marriage certificates
  • Medals.
  • Military records.
  • Phonograph records
  • Photographs.
  • Report cards
  • Vital statistics records

Subject Places

  • Glenville (N.Y. : Town)
  • New Hamburg (Ont.)
  • New York (State) -- Genealogy

Family Name(s)

  • Boullee (Family)
  • Livingston (Family)

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Use Restrictions

This collection is owned by the New-York Historical Society. The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder. Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to 20 exposures of stable, unbound material per day.

Preferred Citation

The collection should be cited as the: James Duane Livingston III Family Papers, MS 3144, The New-York Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Susan Livingston, 2019, (accession no. MS-2019-042).

Processing Information

Archivist Joseph Ditta arranged and described this collection in October 2019.

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Container List

Series I. "Old Family Manuscripts (indentures, estates, etc.)", 1718, 1810-1866

Scope and Contents

Assorted documents pertaining mainly to the estate of Robert Cambridge Livingston (1742-1794), indentures and property records of his son, James Duane Livingston (1786-1837), and the title to property belonging to James's son, Charles James Livingston (1821-1871), great-grandfather of James Duane Livingston III. Includes an undated, but early, manuscript "Livingston Family Genealogy" (see Box 1, Folder 2).

Arrangement

With the exception of the Fauconnier letter in Box 1, Folder 14, which was originally framed, the documents in Series I are sorted in the order imposed by James Duane Livingston III.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 [Title page and partial index]
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Livingston Family Genealogy
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 3 [Indenture between Egbert Benson, et al., executors of the will of Robert C. Livingston, and James Duane Livingston]
1810 August 13
Box: 1 Folder : 4 [Bond mortgage receipts of payments by William Miller to James Duane Livingston]
1812-1825
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Field Book of the 8th Section on the West Side of the Seneca Lake in James Watsons' purchase in the County of Steuben in the State of New York Belonging to J. D. Livingston, Esqr., New York
1811-1818
Box: 1 Folder : 6 [Joseph Grooms vs. James D. Livingston and others. Mortgage foreclosure, Columbia County, N.Y.]
1832 June 15
Box: 1 Folder : 7 [Indenture between James D. Livingston and Asahel Blackman, Columbia County, New York]
1832 August [?]
Box: 1 Folder : 8 [Indenture between James D. Livingston and Hiram Lapham, Columbia County, New York]
1835 September 24
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Surrogate's Court. In the matter of the final settlement of the accounts of the administrator(s) and administratrix of James Duane Livingston. Account
1837
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Administrators of James D. Livingston to Mary R. Livingston. Assignment of contracts
1839 February 19
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Abstract of the Title of Charles J. Livingston to House and lot known as No. 110 West 11th Street, New York City
[1858]
Box: 1 Folder : 12 R. H. Walworth letter to Charles A. Peabody [typed transcription]
1866 November 5
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Letter of Attorney. Mary Livingston to Walter C. Livingston
1835 November 19
Box: 1 Folder : 14 [Pierre] Fauconnier letter

Conservation note

This item was not originally included in Series I (i.e., Binder 1). The archivist placed it here for lack of a more obvious location. It came to the New-York Historical Society in a deteriorated frame. Conservation staff removed the item, sealed it in Mylar, and discarded the frame.

1718 April 18

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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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Series III. "James Duane Livingston Jr. (1890–1956)", 1889-1999

Scope and Contents

Vital, school, and military records of James Duane Livingston Jr. (1890–1956), with two family history narratives by his son: "Dad" (1990 January) and "James D. Livingston Jr. (1890-1956) in World War I" (1999 June). In 1932, for the celebrations surrounding the bicentennial of George Washington's birth, Livingston—in costume as his forebear, Robert R. Livingston (1746–1813)—administered the oath of office to an actor dressed as Washington in a reenactment of the first presidential inauguration (see the photograph and clippings in Box 2, Folder 7).

Arrangement

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

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 53 [Title page]
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 54 "Dad." [Family history narrative by James Duane Livingston III]
1990 January
Box: 1 Folder : 55 [Livingston family bible records]
1889-1917
Box: 1 Folder : 56 [James Duane Livingston Jr. birth certificates (certified copies of 1926)]
1890
Box: 1 Folder : 57 [James Duane Livingston Jr. birth announcement telegram]
1890 February 15
Box: 1 Folder : 58-60 [James Duane Livingston Jr. cabinet card photographs] (3 folders)
[circa 1890-1893]
Box: 2 Folder : 1 [James Duane Livingston Jr. photographs]
circa 1891-1905
Box: 2 Folder : 2 [James Duane Livingston Jr. school records]
1904-1909
Box: 2 Folder : 3 James D. Livingston III. "James D. Livingston Jr. (1890-1956) in World War I"
1999 June
Box: 2 Folder : 4 [James Duane Livingston Jr. military records]
1914-1918
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Richard E. Byrd letter to James D. Livingston Jr. re: Byrd Antarctic Expedition
1928 August 29
Box: 2 Folder : 6 [James Duane Livingston Jr. photographs]
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 7 [George Washington Bicentennial Commission]
1932
Box: 2 Folder : 8 [James Duane Livingston Jr. Air Warden Service discharge]
1945 June 30
Box: 2 Folder : 9 [James Duane Livingston Jr. obituaries and business cards]
1956, undated
Box: 2 Folder : 10 [James Duane Livingston Jr. death certificate]
1956 March [29]
Box: 2 Folder : 11 [Loose photographs from front binder pocket]
undated

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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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Series V. "James Duane Livingston III (1930–[2019])," part two, 1965-1970

Scope and Contents

Autobiographical material documenting James Duane Livingston III's passion for tennis, his efforts to preserve the Glen Sanders Mansion, a historic house in Scotia, Schenectady County, New York, and his involvement with the Glenville Democratic Committee (also in Schenectady County), and two runs for a Glenville town council seat.

Arrangement

The documents in Series V are sorted in the order imposed by James Duane Livingston III.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 55 [Title page]
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 56 James Duane Livingston III. "JDL3 and Tennis"
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 57 [James Duane Livingston III. Tennis 1]
1965
Box: 2 Folder : 58 [James Duane Livingston III. Tennis 2]
1960s-1982
Box: 2 Folder : 59 [James Duane Livingston III. Glen-Sanders Mansion]
1967-1969
Box: 2 Folder : 60 [James Duane Livingston III. Glenville Democratic Committee]
1963
Box: 3 Folder : 1 [James Duane Livingston III. Glenville Town Council run (1st)]
1967
Box: 3 Folder : 2 [James Duane Livingston III. Glenville Town Council run (2nd)]
1969
Box: 3 Folder : 3 [Glenville sesquicentennial]
1969-1970

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Series VI. "Ancestors of Florence Boullee Livingston: Jugneits, Schmidlings, Boullees, Engelhardts", 1786-1999

Scope and Contents

Documentation of the German-immigrant ancestry of James Duane Livingston III's mother, Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston (1892–1983). Includes a number of baptism, confirmation, and marriage certificates in German, as well as a series of letters, also in German, from Friedrich Jugneit (1837–1901) to his daughter, Emily Charlotte (Jugneit) Boullee (1866–1957). Several narratives illustrate the relationships among the Boullee, Engelhardt, Jugneit, and Schmidling families (see Box 3, Folders 5, 6, and 24).

Arrangement

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

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 4 [Title page]
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 5 James Duane Livingston III. "Travels and Travails of Friedrich Jugneit (1837-1901)"
1999 July 30
Box: 3 Folder : 6 James Duane Livingston III. "My Grandparents" [maternal]
1999 August 29
Box: 3 Folder : 7 [Map of East Prussia]
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 8 [Tax records, Lindendorf, East Prussia]

Scope and Contents

In German.

1789/1801, 1827
Box: 3 Folder : 9 [Friedrich Jugneit and Maria Schmidling marriage certificate]

Scope and Contents

In German.

1864 March 13
Box: 3 Folder : 10 [Maria Schmidling confirmation certificate]

Scope and Contents

In German.

1860
Box: 3 Folder : 11 [Emilie Charlotte Jugneit baptism certificate]

Scope and Contents

In German.

1867
Box: 3 Folder : 12 [Emilie Charlotte Jugneit confirmation certificate]

Scope and Contents

In German.

1880
Box: 3 Folder : 13 [Friedrich and Mary (Schmidling) Jugneit decree of divorce]
1874 August 30
Box: 3 Folder : 14 [Mary Schmidling Jugneit (later Scheer) custody of Emilie Charlotte Jugneit]
[1874?]
Box: 3 Folder : 15 [Mary Ecanoher Schmidling newspaper article and death certificate]
1901-1902
Box: 3 Folder : 16 James Duane Livingston III. "Letters from Friedrich" [description]
1999 March
Box: 3 Folder : 17 [Friedrich Jugneit letter 1]

Scope and Contents

In German, with transcription and translation.

1870s
Box: 3 Folder : 18 [Friedrich Jugneit letter 2]

Scope and Contents

In German, with transcription and translation.

1870s
Box: 3 Folder : 19 [Friedrich Jugneit letter 3]

Scope and Contents

In German, with transcription and translation.

1874 April 22
Box: 3 Folder : 20 [Friedrich Jugneit letter 4]

Scope and Contents

In German, with transcription and translation.

[1901] March 16
Box: 3 Folder : 21 [Friedrich Jugneit letter 5]

Scope and Contents

In German, with translation.

1901 July 12
Box: 3 Folder : 22 [Friedrich Jugneit letter 6]

Scope and Contents

In German, with translation.

1901 July 28
Box: 3 Folder : 23 [Friedrich Jugneit death record and cemetery map]
1978
Box: 3 Folder : 24 James Duane Livingston III. "Wilhelm and Augusta Boullee of New Hamburg, Ontario, and their descendants" [original + photocopy]
1981 February
Box: 3 Folder : 25 [Boullee family photograph, men]
1905
Box: 3 Folder : 26 [Boullee family photograph, women]
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 27 [Eli Emilius Boullee pharmacy license]
1891
Box: 3 Folder : 28 [Emily Charlotte (Jugneit) Boullee cabinet card photographs] (2)
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 29 [Emily Charlotte (Jugneit) Boullee 80th birthday photographs]
1946
Box: 3 Folder : 30 [Emily Charlotte (Jugneit) Boullee obituary, cemetery monument receipt, and Green-Wood Cemetery ephemera]
1901, 1957
Box: 3 Folder : 31 [Boullee family burials in Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Ontario]
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 32 [Loose photographs from front binder pocket]
undated

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Series VII. "Florence Josephine Boullee Livingston (1892–1983) & her brother William H. Boullee (1894–1955)", 1892-1983

Scope and Contents

Biographical documentation of James Duane Livingston III's mother, Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston (1892–1983) and her sole sibling, William Henry August Boullee (1894–1955). Includes Florence's baptism and confirmation certificates, her early driver's license, wedding photographs, and awards from the American Legion Auxiliary. William Boullee is represented by a few World War I service records, an end-of-life letter to his sister, and an obituary.

Arrangement

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

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 33 [Title page]
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 34 [Florence Josephine Boullee baptism certificate]

Scope and Contents

In German.

1892 October 9
Box: 3 Folder : 35 [Florence Josephine Boullee confirmation certificate]
1906 April 8
Box: 3 Folder : 36 [Florence Josephine Boullee report card and autograph album leaf]
1905, 1906
Box: 3 Folder : 37 [Florence Josephine Boullee diploma, P.S. 19, Brooklyn]
1906 June 29
Box: 3 Folder : 38 John B. Cottrell, letter of recommendation for Florence Josephine Boullee
1906 September 25
Box: 3 Folder : 39 [Florence Josephine Boullee evening school certificate]
1907 May
Box: 3 Folder : 40 [Florence Josephine Boullee driver's license and registration]
1921, circa 1980
Box: 3 Folder : 41 [Florence Josephine Boullee photograph]
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 42 Albert E. Kleinert letter to Florence Josephine Boullee re: 3303 Avenue J, Brooklyn
1923 April 10
Box: 3 Folder : 43 [James Duane Livingston Jr. and Florence Josephine Boullee wedding invitation and marriage certificate]
1924 September 13
Box: 3 Folder : 44 [Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston wedding photographs]
[1924 September]
Box: 3 Folder : 45 [Map of summer home, Weston, Connecticut]
[circa 1940]
Box: 3 Folder : 46 [American Legion Auxiliary programs]
1925/35, 1940
Box: 3 Folder : 47 [West Indies Cruise, S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, photographs and partial program]
1965 October
Box: 3 Folder : 48 [Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston passport]
1970-1975
Box: 3 Folder : 49 [Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston death notices and son's remarks at funeral]
1983 July 21-22
Box: 3 Folder : 50 [James Duane Livingston III correspondence re: Livingston chairs donated to Gracie Mansion Conservancy]
1983 August 26, November 16
Box: 3 Folder : 51 [Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston. American Legion Auxiliary awards]
1969, 1970
Box: 3 Folder : 52 [Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston. American Legion Auxiliary "Les Chapeaux Departemental Passe" pin]
1980
Box: 3 Folder : 53 [Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston photographs]
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 54 [Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston death certificate]
1983 July 19/21
Box: 3 Folder : 55 [William Boullee. Promotion to sergeant]
1916 September 15
Box: 3 Folder : 56 [William Boullee. Field Service postcard and letter re: injury]
1918 October 7, November 28
Box: 3 Folder : 57 [William Boullee. Commission as second lieutenant]
1918 April 19
Box: 3 Folder : 58 [William Boullee. Replacement discharge papers of 1918 and 1920]
1950 April 3
Box: 3 Folder : 59 [William Boullee and Sally Allen, wedding invitation (1931 July 3) and church register extract]
1931, 1956
Box: 3 Folder : 60 William Boullee letter to Florence Josephine (Boullee) Livingston
[1955] December 12
Box: 3 Folder : 61 [William Boullee obituary, memorial program, condolence letter]
1955 December
Box: 3 Folder : 62 [Loose photographs from back binder pocket]
1911-1942, undated

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