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Guide to the Strong Family Papers

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Collection processed by Catherine Newton. Machine-readable finding aid created by Catherine Newton and Susan Kriete.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 21, 2012
Finding Aid is written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Strong Family Papers
Dates: 1747-1940
Abstract: This collection contains assorted papers of the Strong family of New York and Long Island. It consists of two separate acquisitions, arranged as two series. Series I includes correspondence and other documents spanning three generations of Strongs: Selah Strong (1737-1815), Benjamin Strong (1770-1851), and George Washington Strong (1793-1855) [father of noted diarist George Templeton Strong]. Series II consists of the diaries and a few other papers from the estate of George Ruggles Strong (1851-1941)[George Templeton Strong's son]. Also included in Series II are approximately one hundred family photographs.
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials note: The documents in this collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS602