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Guide to the Jon Charles Acker Collection of Religious Certificates
 PR 360

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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Alison Barr and Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 01, 2018
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Acker, Jon Charles
Title: Jon Charles Acker collection of religious certificates
Dates: 1845-1942
Abstract: The collection includes certificates documenting marriages (58), baptisms (8), confirmations (7), and deaths (3), primarily from New York State. Most are from the 19th century and are of a religious nature, with many depicting Christian imagery and text. Some certificates are in German.
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet in one flat box
Language of Materials Note: Most of the the documents are in English, but many are in German. Those in German are identified in the container list.
Call Phrase: PR 360