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Guide to the Records of the
Society of Daughters of Holland Dames,
Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland
1895-2021
 MS 3034

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Joseph Ditta (2017-2018, 2020, 2021)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 06, 2021 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series IV. Membership, 1895-2021

Restricted

Restrictions apply to "Subseries IV.B. Membership Applications and Genealogical Proofs, 1895-2019." See the note below.

Arrangement

Series IV is organized in two subseries:

Subseries IV.A. Subseries IV.A. Membership registers, directories, record books, 1895-2019
Subseries IV.B. Membership Applications and Genealogical Proofs, 1895-2019  (RESTRICTED)

Scope and Contents

Subseries IV.A contains various iterations of published record books issued by the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland in 1907, 1913, 1933, 2017, and 2019, as well as membership directories printed between 1915 and 2014/15. These list members by name and unique membership number, and supply brief outlines of their qualifying and supplemental ancestry.

Subseries IV.B contains original applications for membership in the DHD, which document the lineage of each member back to her qualifying ancestor(s). Supplemental applications provide similar information for additional ancestors from whom members descend. Restrictions apply to this portion of the collection; see the note below.

Subseries IV.A. Membership registers, directories, record books, 1895-2021

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 12 Membership register 1-377 [bound volume]
1895-1934
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 13 Membership register 378-721 [bound volume]
1934-2006
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 14 Membership register 1-716
2005 December
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 15 Supplementals notebook
1934 May - 1965 March
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 8 First Record Book of the Society of the [sic] Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of the State of New York [sic]
1907
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 9-10 Second Record Book of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland [5 copies]
1913
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 11 Third Record Book of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland [3 copies]
1933
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 12-13 Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Historical Records, 1895-2017, Including Reprints of the Society's Original Record Books [2 copies]
2017 January
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 1-3 Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland. Register of Members, 1895-2019 [3 copies]
[2019]
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 4 Membership directories [published]
1915-1957
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 5 Membership directories [published]
1960-1970
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 6 Membership directories [published]
1973-1999
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 7 Membership directories [published]
2002-2009
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 8 Membership directories [published]
2010-2013/14
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 9 Membership directories [published]
2014/15
Offsite-Box: 31 Folder : 10 Membership directories [published]

Scope and Contents

This folder includes three issues of the newsletter "We Gather Together," for 2018-2021.

2008, 2011/12, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2020/21
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 10 Honorary member certificates
2013
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 11 Necrology [deceased members], B-M
1981-2013
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 12 Necrology [deceased members], P-W
1981-2013
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 13 Circular of Information
undated
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 14 Membership applications (blanks) and instructions
undated
Offsite-Box: 4-B Folder : 15 Candidates for admission to membership
1923-1991

Subseries IV.B. Membership Applications and Genealogical Proofs, 1895-2019

Restricted

In transferring this collection to the New-York Historical Society, the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland (DHD) stipulated that the material under "Subseries IV.B. Membership Applications and Genealogical Proofs, 1895-2019," containing membership applications, supplemental applications, and working proof files, "be made available for scholarly research . . . 100 years after that member's birth year" (birth data is recorded with a member's name and unique number on their application). As the New-York Historical Society cannot revisit the collection annually to determine which applications have passed a century and should be deemed open, interested researchers should contact the DHD for details: www.hollanddames.org.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 21 Volume : 1 Original Applications 1-99 (bound volume)
Offsite-Box: 21 Volume : 2 Original Applications 100-200 (bound volume)
Offsite-Box: 21 Volume : 3 Original Applications 201-300 (bound volume)
Offsite-Box: 22 Volume : 1 Original Applications 301-400 (bound volume)
Offsite-Box: 22 Volume : 2 Original Applications 401-500 (bound volume)
Offsite-Box: 22 Volume : 3 Original Applications 501-600 (bound volume)
Offsite-Box: 23 Original Applications 601-781 (in folders by membership number)

Scope and Contents

Missing numbers 620-622, 624, 627-629, 637, 639.

Offsite-Box: 24 Original Applications 782-825 (in folders by membership number)
Offsite-Box: 25 Original Applications 826-846 (in folders by membership number)
Offsite-Box: 31 Folder : 1 Original Application 835 and proof materials (in folder by membership number)
Offsite-Box: 26 Original Applications 847-870 (in folders by membership number)
Offsite-Box: 31 Folder : 2-9 Original Applications 871-878 and proof materials (in folders by membership number)
Offsite-Box: 27 Enclosure : 1 Duplicate Applications 507-599 (in folders by membership number)

Scope and Contents

Contains numbers 507, 530-541, 597, 599.

Offsite-Box: 27 Volume : 1 Supplemental Applications 1-33 (bound volume) [spine reads "1 to 34"]
Offsite-Box: 27 Volume : 2 Supplemental Applications 35-52 (bound volume) [spine reads "35 to 54"]
Offsite-Box: 27 Volume : 3 Supplemental Applications 54-80 (bound volume) [spine reads "54 to 81"]
Offsite-Box: 28 Volume : 1 Supplemental Applications 112-263 (bound volume) [spine reads "170 to 263"]
Offsite-Box: 28 Volume : 2 Supplemental Applications 270-370 (bound volume)
Offsite-Box: 28 Enclosure : 1 Supplemental Applications 374-419 (in folders by membership number)

Scope and Contents

Contains numbers 374, 382, 383, 386, 403, 419.

Offsite-Box: 28 Enclosure : 2 Supplemental Applications 423-540 (in folders by membership number)

Scope and Contents

Contains numbers 423, 466, 478, 479, 497, 510, 540.

Offsite-Box: 29 Volume : 1 Duplicate Supplemental Applications 60-114 (bound volume)
Offsite-Box: 29 Volume : 2 Duplicate Supplemental Applications 115-193 (bound volume) [spine reads "115 to 187"]
Offsite-Box: 29 Enclosure : 1 Microfilmed applications

Scope and Contents

Eleven reels containing

01) Original Applications 1-200 & Applicant List
02) Original Applications 201-500
03) Original Applications 501-600
04) Original Applications 601-716
05) Original Applications 690-B-781
06) Original Applications 599-732
07) Original Applications 814, 838
08) Supplemental Applications 1-80
09) Supplemental Applications 60-263
10) Supplemental Applications 270-370
11) Supplemental Applications 374-541

Offsite-Box: 30 Folder : 1-213 Miscellaneous genealogical proofs

Scope and Contents

Supporting genealogical documentation for membership applications:
4, 31, 50, 52, 54, 69, 93, 95, 101, 110, 119, 121, 124, 149-154, 157, 160-163, 166, 168-170, 174, 176, 178, 180, 183-184, 186, 188-190, 192, 196-206, 211-214, 216-221, 223-224, 226-227, 230-232, 234, 236-237, 240-241, 245, 250-253, 256-261, 263-266, 268-274, 276, 279-280, 282-288, 291-296, 300, 303-304, 307, 314, 317-323, 325-326, 328, 330, 333, 335-337, 339-340, 343-349, 351-352, 354, 360-361, 363, 369-374, 376-377, 379-383, 386-389, 391, 394, 397-398, 401-402, 406-407, 410-416, 418-419, 421, 423, 429, 432-436, 438, 442-445, 448-450, 453-463, 465-473, 475-478, 483, 561, 593.

Offsite-Box: 30 Folder : 214-215 Loose documents and miscellaneous papers (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes Somerville birth certificate; Polheim notes; proof of eligibility copy of ancestor Pieter Wyckoff; Mrs. Ashbel Welch letter regarding bible and family bible information, with photographs; lineage of Miss Alice Louis Canoune notes; letter to Mrs. Holbrook in 1907; Philip Peterre Schuyler notes; note regarding Familien Stuyvesant en Bayard; Note regarding Rev. Bogardus.

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