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Guide to the Stuyvesant-Rutherfurd Papers
1647-1917 (bulk 1840-1917)
  MS 605

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Collection processed by Richard Fraser

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 04, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series XIV: Stuyvesant Institute

Scope and Contents note

The Stuyvesant Institute was a library, museum, and lecture hall in New York City. The institute was built on land donated by Peter Gerard Stuyvesant.

Subseries 1: "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" - Act of Incorporation 1836
Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 25 "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" -- Act of Incorporation
1836
Subseries 2: "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" - Correspondence 1839, 1840, 1842

Scope and Contents note

Includes Hamilton Fish writing to Peter Gerard Stuyvesant regarding the lawsuit of Theodosius G. Fowler et al. vs. Isaac Green Pearson et al.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 26 "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" -- Correspondence
1839, 1840, 1842
Subseries 3: "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" - Accounts, Bills, Receipts N.D., 1837-1842

Scope and Contents note

Most of the material concerns interest on bonds. An account book kept by Peter Gerard Stuyvesant from 1840 to 1842 records amounts received and paid to various persons.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 27 "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" -- Accounts, Bills, Receipts
N.D., 1837 - 1842
Box: 14 Folder : 28 "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" -- Account book of Peter Gerard Stuyvesant
1840 - 1842
Subseries 4: "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" - Legal Papers N.D., 1837-1842

Scope and Contents note

Mostly bonds and deeds. An 1835 deed from Issac Green Pearson and others includes a survey map of the area of New York City where the Stuyvesant Institute was located.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 29 "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" -- Legal Papers
1835 - 1839
Subseries 5: "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" - Court Papers [1834]

Scope and Contents note

Assorted papers concerning the case of Theodosius G. Fowler et al. vs. Isaac Green Pearson et al. There are no motions or pleas, or material pertaining to the arguments in or character of the case.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 30 "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" -- Court Papers
[1834]
Subseries 6: "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" -Deduction of Title of Mr. John McComb to Four Lots on Broadway [1832]

Scope and Contents note

Document tracing the ownership of land on which the Stuyvesant Institute stood, or in the vicinity of the Stuyvesant Institute.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 31 "Stuyvesant Institute Papers" -- "Deduction of Title of Mr. John McComb to Four Lots on Broadway"
[1832]

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