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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 II: Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant

Scope and Contents note

Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant (18??-1879) was the first Mrs. Rutherfurd Stuyvesant. Most of the material in the series is correspondence, which detail her close relationship with her sisters-in-law, Margaret and Louisa M. Rutherfurd.

Subseries 1: Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant - Letters received N.D., 1867-1879

Scope and Contents note

Many of these letters are undated, and many are addressed to "Mamie". Most of the content of the letters concerns family and social affairs. Frequent correspondents are Louisa Morris Rutherfurd (1859-1892) ("Loulou"), Margaret Rutherfurd White ("Daisy"), Margaret Chanler Rutherfurd, Ellen Pierrepont, and Henry Pierrepont.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 17 Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant -- Letters Received
N.D.
Box: 8 Folder : 18 Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant -- Letters Received
1867 - 1879
Subseries 2: Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant - Letters Sent to Her Family N.D., 1872-1873

Scope and Contents note

Some of the letters are addressed "Dear Sisters." The letters are addressed from New York, and are presumably to the family of Lewis Morris Rutherfurd.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 19 Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant -- Letters Sent to Her Family
N.D. 1872 - 1873
Subseries 3: Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant - Accounts, Bills, Receipts N.D., 1865, 1867, 1885

Scope and Contents note

Most of the material in this subseries (one folder) is from a European tour taken by Rutherfurd Stuyvesant and Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant in 1867. Most of the material is in French.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 20 Mary Pierrepont Stuyvesant -- Accounts, Bills, Receipts
N.D., 1865, 1867, 1885

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