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Guide to the Paltsits Collection--Ulster County, New York
  MS 477

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400

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Collection processed by Jan Hilley

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 02, 2011
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


Gift, 1948.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.)

Use Restrictions

Permission to quote from this collection in a publication must be requested and granted in writing. Send permission requests, citing the name of the collection from which you wish to quote, to

Library Director
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Paltsits Ulster County Collection, MS 477, the New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at The New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society has a significant amount of material related to the early history of Ulster County. Within the Manuscript Department, for example, is another collection of various property records, court documents, correspondence and financial papers - the Ulster County Collection (Call Phrase: Ulster County). There are also individual manuscript items such as the following:

  1. Land Surveys, 1767-[176?] Call Phrase: BV Gale, Samuel
  2. Patent, 1719/20, March 17, Ulster County (N.Y.) Call Phrase: Y1720

The Library contains a number of related volumes such as the following:

  1. Clearwater, Alphonso T., ed., The History of Ulster County, New York. Kingston, NY: W.J. Van Deusen, 1907. (Call Number: F127.U4 C6)
  2. DeWitt, Deweese W. Ulster County's Reformed Church Legacy: a Record of All Dutch Reformed Churches Whose Origin Came from Ulster County, New York. Kingston, N.Y.: Old Dutch Men's Club, Old Dutch Church, 1977. (Call Number: F127.U4D52)
  3. Fried, Marc B., The Early History of Kingston and Ulster County, N.Y. Marbletown, NY: Ulster County Historical Society [1975]. (Call Number: F129.K5 F82)
  4. Sylvester, Nathaniel Bartlett, History of Ulster County, New York: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1880 (Philadelphia: Press of J.B. Lippincott & Co.). (Call Number: F127.U4 S95)
  5. Ulster County Historical Society, Kingston, N.Y., Collections of the Ulster Historical Society, Volume I. Kingston, Hommel & Lounsbery, printers [etc.] 1860-62. (Call Number: F127.U4 U4)
  6. Van Buren, Augustus H., A History of Ulster County Under the Dominion of the Dutch. Kingston, NY: [s.n.], 1923.