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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

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland
Title: Records of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland
Dates [inclusive]: 1895-2021
Abstract: Records of the still-active Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland, a lineage organization open to qualified women who descend from Dutch settlers present in New Netherlands 1674 and earlier. The Daughters of Holland Dames' objectives are to perpetuate the memory and promote the virtues of the Dutch settlers by collecting and preserving historical and genealogical documents, encouraging historical research and erecting durable memorials in lasting tribute to the early Dutch settlers. Examples are: stained glass windows to Peter Stuyvesant at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery (1903), and to Henry Hudson at the New-York Historical Society (1908). Includes board minutes, financial records, correspondence, ephemera, and membership applications, which remain restricted until 100 years after a member's birth date.
Quantity: 31.41 Linear feet (in 31 record cartons and 1 document box).
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in the collection are primarily in English, with some instances of Dutch.
Call Phrase: MS 3034

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Historical Note

The Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland (DHD), was organized on 8 May 1895 and incorporated 9 December 1895 "to perpetuate the memory and promote the principles and virtues of the Dutch ancestors of its members" by collecting and preserving "genealogical and historical documents relating to the Dutch in America," encouraging "excellence in historical research," and establishing "commemorative and durable memorials in lasting tribute to the early Dutch settlers." Similar in aim to the males-only Holland Society of New York (established 1885), the DHD is open solely to women over the age of eighteen who can prove descent from an ancestor, male or female, who was born in the Netherlands or New Netherland prior to the 1674 Treaty of Westminster (when the Dutch ceded control of the region to the English), or whose ancestor resided in New Netherland prior to the Treaty of Westminster, or whose ancestor held some official capacity in New Netherland (e.g., a Director General; a member of the Director General's council; a member of a governmental or religious body; a patroon or freeholder; a commissioner of Indian Affairs, boundaries, or treaties; or a commissioned officer, soldier, or sailor who served in defense of New Netherland).

In fulfillment of its goals the DHD has placed Dutch-specific monuments around New York City, most notably at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery, where a stained glass window to Peter Stuyvesant (1610-1672), last Director General of New Netherland, was installed above his burial vault in 1903, and at the New-York Historical Society, where a stained glass window entitled "Memorial to Henry Hudson: The Arrival of the Halve Maen, 1609," was installed in the library in 1908. (The DHD later funded the restoration of both windows.)

From 1915 through the 1990s the DHD provided partial scholarships to American college students of Dutch ancestry. They have supported Dutch historic sites in New York City, such as the 18th-century Hendrick I. Lott House in Marine Park, Brooklyn, and the Brinckerhoff Cemetery, a colonial-era burial ground in Fresh Meadows, Queens. The DHD has hosted visits of the Dutch royal family (by tradition its female members have been honorary Holland Dames), and participated in anniversary celebrations, such as the 2009 Henry Hudson Quadricentennial/NY400, in recognition of their Dutch ancestors.

The Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland governing board is headed by its Directress General. The following women have held that position through 2020 (their membership numbers appear after their names):

Directresses General, 1895-2020

1895-1898
 Mrs. William Gihon (Caroline Remsen) [3]
1899-1902
 Miss Margaret Sophia Remsen [14]
1903-1906
 Mrs. Eugene A. Hoffman (Mary Crooke Elmendorf) [10]
1907-1909
 Mrs. Frederick Hasbrouck (Melinda Harriet Van Voorst) [39]
1910-1912
 Mrs. D. Phoenix Ingraham (Frances Adelaide Leverich) [80]
1913-1916
 Mrs. William Tod Helmuth (Fannie Ida Pritchard) [103]
1917-1920
 Mrs. James Allan MacDonald (Cara Crooke) [169]
1921-1924
 Mrs. Wright Prescott Edgerton (Fannie Helmuth) [153]
1925-1928
 Miss Margaret Augusta Jackson [78]
1929-1932
 Miss Louise Capron Rapalje [170]
1933-1935
 Mrs. Russell Evans Tucker (Clara deRussy Nichols) [255]
1936-1937
 Mrs. John Henry MacCracken (Edith Constable) [362]
1938-1941
 Mrs. William Henry Sage (Amelia Whitney) [317]
1942-1945
 Mrs. John Henry MacCracken (Edith Constable) [362]
1946-1950
 Mrs. Irving L. Cabot (Ida Livingston Hagedorn) [418]
1951-1952
 Mrs. C. Herbert Appleby (Leila Alice Varet) [466]
1952-1957
 Mrs. Quinto Maganini (Margaretta Mason Kingsbury) [460]
1958-1961
 Mrs. Robert Leighton Crawford (Leila Alice Varet) [466]
1962-1965
 Mrs. John Kean (Mary-Alice Barney) [472]
1966-1969
 Mrs. Hoyte Joyce (Anne Hoyte Hicks) [507]
1970-1973
 Mrs. Franklin Bache Satterthwaite (Emily Vaux Cresson) [494]
1974-1977
 Mrs. William Halsted Savage (Carolyn Bleecker Mackie) [545]
1978-1981
 Miss Catherine Cary [588]
1982-1987
 Mrs. William Jay Brennan Jr. (Lucy Curley Joyce) [530]
1988-1991
 Mrs. Charles James Irwin (Jane Remsen Darlington) [589]
1992-1995
 Mrs. Dennis Daughtry McCrary (Eugenia Potts Lester) [606]
1996-2001
 Mrs. Alexander O. Vietor (Anna Glen Butler) [597]
2002-2008
 Mrs. Ernest P. Brinkley (Barbara Alice Andrews) [673]
2008-2011
 Mrs. Lee Crandall Park (Mary Elizabeth Woodfill) [699]
2011-2017
 Mrs. Peter Kimmelman (Elbrun Eileen Russell-French) [683]
2017-2020
 Dr. Suzanne Roff, PhD [784]

[Adapted from Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland: Historical Records, 1895-2017, Including Reprints of the Society's Original Record Books, and  Register of Members, 1895-2019. For information on the current activities of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland, visit www.hollanddames.org.]

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Scope and Contents

The records of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland span from 1895, the year of the organization's founding, through 2019. Within the Society, each officer kept her own records, and reported the activities in her purview monthly or annually. As a result, and because the Society's records were never maintained in a central location, there are decided gaps in coverage. Despite this, the minutes of board and annual meetings provide the best documentation of the DHD's activities and projects, some of which are further detailed in dedicated folders. See, for instance, the papers generated by the 1903 installation of a stained glass window to Peter Stuyvesant in St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery (box 9, folder 18), or the memorial to Society's communal Dutch ancestors proposed for Battery Park, and the ensuing litigation brought by its designer, sculptor Robert Aitken, who sued for payment (box 8, folder 12).

The collection includes 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 at "Subseries IV.B. Membership Applications and Genealogical Proofs, 1895-2019," in the container list, below.

Arrangement

The collection is organized in four series:

Series I. Governance, 1895-2018
Subseries I.A. Founding documents, 1895-2006
Subseries I.B. Board Meeting minutes, 1895-2013
Subseries I.C. Reports, 1898-2012
Subseries I.D. Officers' files, 1919-2018 (bulk, 1992-2018)

Series II. Subject Files, 1892-2013
Subseries II.A. Meetings, luncheons, receptions, 1900-2013
Subseries II.B. Projects and general topics, 1896-2013
Subseries II.C. Talks & papers delivered before the Society & elsewhere, 1892-2013
Subseries II.D. Artifacts, circa 1898-1990s

Series III. Financial, 1896-2011
Subseries III.A. Treasurer's reports, correspondence, receipts, 1896-2011
Subseries III.B. Financial Statements & tax returns, 1964-2007
Subseries III.C. Banking and Investment records, 1938-2000
Subseries III.D. Miscellaneous financial records, 1898-1995

Series IV. Membership, 1895-2021
Subseries IV.A. Subseries IV.A. Membership registers, directories, record books, 1895-2021
Subseries IV.B. Membership Applications and Genealogical Proofs, 1895-2021  (RESTRICTED)

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Correspondence.
  • Financial records.
  • Invitations.
  • Membership application
  • Minutes (administrative records)
  • Photographs.

Subject Organizations

  • Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland -- Archives

Subject Topics

  • Dutch Americans -- Societies, etc.
  • Women -- Societies and clubs -- New York (State) -- New York.

Subject Places

  • New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Societies, etc.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to qualified researchers.

Restriction: 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.

Use Restrictions

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to 20 exposures of stable, unbound material per day. Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, rightsandrepro@nyhistory.org. Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit: www.nyhistory.org/about/rights-reproductions.

Preferred Citation Note

This collection should be cited as Records of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland, MS 3034, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials

A 1664 deed (in Dutch) issued by Peter Stuyvesant, as Director General of New Netherland, to Govert Loockermans for land at Canarsie (now in Brooklyn), and an accompanying frame, made of wood from the pear tree Stuyvesant planted at what became the northeast corner of Third Avenue and East 13th Street in Manhattan, were given to the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland by Mrs. William E. (Emma Du Puy) Reed (ca. 1871-1962), a descendant of Loockermans, in 1933. The Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland transferred both to the New-York Historical Society in 2015. They are cataloged as Y-AHMC - Stuyvesant deed (oversize small).

Separated Materials

In 1992 Mrs. Mildred Toombs of Port Saint Lucie, Florida, donated to the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland an anonymous Revolutionary War diary and tune book dated 1781-1782. This came to the New-York Historical Society with the records of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland, but because it has no bearing on the operations and activities of the organization, it is cataloged separately as AHMC - Revolutionary War diary.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland, 2015, 2019, 2021.

Processing Information

Archivist Joseph Ditta processed this collection in December 2017-February 2018, September 2020, and July 2021.

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Container List

Series I. Governance, 1895-2018

Arrangement

Series I is organized in four subseries:

Subseries I.A. Founding documents, 1895-2006
Subseries I.B. Board Meeting minutes, 1895-2013
Subseries I.C. Reports, 1898-2012
Subseries I.D. Officers' files, 1919-2018 (bulk, 1992-2018)

Scope and Contents

This series includes the foundational documents of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland: its certificate of incorporation (1895), printed constitutions and by-laws; meeting minutes of its governing board; annual reports; and officers' files. The officers' files (bulk, 1992-2012), appear to have been assembled by DHD board members, each of whom kept her own records as part of her duties. These include postal and email correspondence, invitations, ceremonial programs, drafts of board minutes, clippings, photographs, and ephemera, such as an orange handkerchief dated "09.09.09" given to invited guests to wave in celebration of the opening of the New Amsterdam Pavilion in Battery Park by Crown Prince (now King) Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (see box 7, folder 13). The list of Directresses General in the historical note near the start of this finding aid may assist researchers wishing to interpret the material in the officers' files.

Subseries I.A. Founding documents, 1895-2006

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 1 Certificate of Incorporation, Constitution, By-Laws, Members (1-128) [bound volume]
1895-1909
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 2 Certificate of Incorporation
1895
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 3 Incorporation documents [copies]

Scope and Contents

Includes a copy of a petition to the New York State Supreme Court (1909) to change the name of the organization from "Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of the State of New York" to "Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of  New Netherland."

1909, 1976
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 4 Constitutional amendments
1923-1976
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 5 Constitution and By-Laws [published]
1926-2006

Subseries I.B. Board Meeting minutes, 1895-2013

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 6 Minutes [bound volume]
1895-1901
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 7 Minutes | board of managers [bound volume]
1901-1906
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 8 Minutes [bound volume]
1902-1913
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 9 Minutes [bound volume]
1906-1916
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 10 Minutes [bound volume]
1913-1923
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 11 Minutes [bound volume]
1923-1933
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 12 Minutes [bound volume]
1934-1944
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 1 Minutes
1944-1949
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 2 Minutes
1950-1954
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 3 Minutes
1955-1959
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 4 Minutes
1960-1965
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 5 Minutes
1966-1970
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 6 Minutes

Scope and Contents

Includes annual reports, 1970-1974.

1970-1971
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 7 Minutes

Scope and Contents

Lacks annual meetings, 1972-1973.

1972-1975
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 8 Minutes
1976-1977, 1979-1981
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 9 Minutes
1982-1984
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 10 Minutes
1985-1987
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 11 Minutes

Scope and Contents Note

Includes annual report, 1985.

1986-1990
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 12 Minutes
1989-1993
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 13 Minutes
1992
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 14 Minutes
1993-1994
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 1 Minutes
1995-1997
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 2 Minutes
1998-2003
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 3 Minutes
2004-2007
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 4 Minutes
2007-2010
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 5 Minutes
2010-2011
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 6 Minutes
2011-2012
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 7 Minutes
2012-2013

Subseries I.C. Reports, 1898-2012

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 8 Annual reports
1898-1907
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 9 Annual reports
1908-1918
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 10 Annual reports
1919-1932
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 11 Annual reports
1933-1947
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 12 Annual reports
1956-1962
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 13 Annual reports
1963-1971
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 14 Annual reports
1972-1981
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 15 Annual reports
1982-1992
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 1 Annual reports
1993-2001
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 2 Annual reports
2002-2009
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 3 Annual reports
2010, 2012
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 4 Historian's reports [bound volume]
1929 December - 1933
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 5 Historian's reports [bound volume]
1936-1939
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 6 Recording Secretary's notebook
1974
Offsite-Box: 4-A Folder : 7 [Recording Secretary's notebook?]
1986-1990

Subseries I.D. Officers' files, 1919-2018 (bulk, 1992-2018)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 8 Officers' files | general
1992
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 9 Officers' files | general
1993
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 10 Officers' files | general
1994
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 11 Officers' files | general
1995
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 12 Officers' files | general
1996
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 13-14 Officers' files | general (2 folders)
1997
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 15 Officers' files | general
1998
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 16 Officers' files | general
1999
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 17 Officers' files | general
2000
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 18-19 Officers' files | general (2 folders)
2001
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 1 Officers' files | Martha Glass binder
1992-1996
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 2-3 Officers' files | binder [white] marked "Holland Dames Outings" (2 folders)
circa 1993-2003
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 4-5 Officers' files | binder [white] marked "Holland Dames" (2 folders)
[2000]
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 6-8 Officers' files | binder [green] marked "Holland Dames Activities" (3 folders)
2000-2008
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 1-27 Officers' files | Mary Park

Scope and Contents

Topics include: Annual Reports; NY400 events; stained glass windows at the New-York Historical Society and St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery; Marisol DeLuna's scarf designed for DHD; Dutch research guide; DHD website; biographical information on DHD members and Directresses General.

2008-2015
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 1-14 Officers' files | Mary Park

Scope and Contents

Topics include: Dutch Royal family; replica ship "Half Moon"; St. Nicholas Society; Holland Society; DHD newsletters (scattered issues, 2005-2016).

1990-2016
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 9 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman
2008
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 10-11 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman: DHD scarf (2 folders)
2008-2009
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 12 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman: Directress General's mailings
2009-2011
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 13 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman
2009
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 14 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman
2010
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 15-17 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman (3 folders)
2011
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 15-25 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman (11 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include: List of members and associates with Constitution and By-Laws; Nomination Committee; Meeting Schedule for 5 Dutch Days; Changes to DHD Board Directory; Board Meeting; Annual Meeting (April 21, 2011); Board Meeting (September 14, 2011); Directress General Luncheon (October 25, 2011); Board Meeting (November 18, 2011); Fast Facts; By-Law Committee; Miscellaneous Emails.

2011
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 1-5 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman (5 folders)
2012
Offsite-Box: 15 Folder : 26-34 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman (9 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include: Recording Secretary's Minutes (April 17, 2012 - December 8, 2013); Minutes of the Board (April 19, 2012); Nominating Committee; Annual Meeting (April 19, 2012); Martha Glass Lecture on Ceramics Collection; Board Meetings (September 12, October 18, and December 9, 2012); Unveiling Restored Stuyvesant Window at St. Mark's Church (November 16, 2012).

2012
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 1-13 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman

Scope and Contents

Topics include: Board Meeting (March 28, 2013); DHD Member Profiles (Elbrun Kimmelman, Mary Van Buren, Firth Fabend, Pamela Meyjes); Social Register article; Board Meetings (September 12 and 27, 2013); Board Meeting at Home of Mrs. Thomas E. Slattery (October 4, 2013); Board Meeting (October 23, 2013); Frick Collection Tour and Luncheon (November 14, 2013); Board Meeting and Christmas Party (December 22, 2013); Paper "Windows on Dutch History" by Elbrun Kimmelman; Annual Meeting & Tea (April 24, 2013); Paas Heritage Ball.

2013
Offsite-Box: 16 Folder : 14-23 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman

Scope and Contents

Topics include: List of Members and Associates with Constitution and By-Laws; By-Law Revision; Making of a new, larger flag; Board Meeting (March 27, 2014); Annual Meeting (April 23, 2014); Board Meeting (September 29, 2014); Washington D.C. Trip (October 25, 2014); Board Meeting and Christmas Party (December 7, 2014); Paas Heritage Ball.

2014
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 1-15 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman

Scope and Contents

Topics include: By-law Revision; "Windows on Dutch History" by Elbrun Kimmelman; Board Meeting (March 4, 2015); Annual Meeting (May 1, 2015); Board Meetings (June 1, September 21, and October 29, 2015); Board Meeting and Christmas Party (December 11, 2015); Paas Heritage Ball; DHD Gift of Loockermans Deed with Stuyvesant signature and pear tree frame to New-York Historical Society.

2015
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 17-22 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman (6 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include: List of members and associates with constitution and by-laws; DHD news, promotion, membership; Board meetings (June 8, September 19, and October 27, 2016); "A Bit of Dutch Thanksgiving," paper by Elbrun Kimmelman; Board meeting and Christmas party (December 4, 2016).

2016
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 1-7 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman (7 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include: Board meeting (March 16, 2016); Annual meeting (April 29, 2016); DHD newsletter (Spring 2016); St. Mark's Window paper, as deliverd in 2016; Registration chair's anniversary contribution; Paas Heritage ball.

2016
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 8-16 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman

Scope and Contents

Topics include: DHD news, promotion membership; Board meetings (March 3 and 27, 2017); Grant recipient, Artyom Anikin; Introduction to Historical Records Book, 1895-2017, by Elbrun Kimmelman; Anniversary Book; Annual meeting (May 5, 2017); Board meeting (October 26, 2017); Directress General lunch photos; budget; Trip to Susan Durkee's (May 2017); Paas Heritage Ball; Anniversary Book: Historic Record, 1895-2017; Grant Document for Short-Term Fellowship.

2017
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 17-20 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman

Scope and Contents

Topics include: List of members and associates with constitution and by-laws; Short-term fellowship report, Marian Leech; Paas Heritage Ball; Board resume.

2018
Offsite-Box: 18 Folder : 21-44 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman: Files Including Various Project Notes By Project (24 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include: Anna Glenn Vietor, Directress General, last letter at 89; Ellan Thorsan's sources, Corresponding Secretary; Life membership discussions; Honorary & diplomatic members -- Correspondence with the Queen of the Netherlands; Awards and Recognition; Directress General Star Recognition; Klomp Award; DHD Pear Award; News about DHD -- Related articles & clippings; Communications and promotions; DHD brochure; DHD publications; DHD Ad Hoc Technology and Website committee.

2010-2017
Offsite-Box: 19 Folder : 1-40 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman: Files Including Various Project Notes By Project (40 folders)

Scope and Contents

Topics include: Application forms and various templates; Shop 50 Regalia; Recordkeeping; Digitization archives; Financials and investments -- Reimbursements, Liability and Investment Committee; Dutch language lessons; Program Committee; Activities -- Mary Park's suggestions; Metadata Assistant's Grant to New Netherland Institute; DHD Social Register Article; DHD Travel Guide, "Exploring Historic Dutch New York"; Dutch Research Guide, "Research Your Dutch Ancestors, a Practical Guide"; Knickerbocker Toast; Tulips and Cocktains (Mary 2011); St. Mark's Funding Request (2011); Great Barrington; Gift agreement between DHD and New-York Historical Society for Govert Loockermans deed; Event at New-York Historical Society for donation of Govert Loockermans deed; Grant report including grant to Mr. Artyom Anikin for Translation of COLVE Papers and gift to Netherlands Institute to complete digitization of 17th-century documents in New York Archives and 3-year webpage grant; DHD plaque at Pearl Street; Second Avenue Church Plaque; Restoration of Peter Stuyvesant Window, St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery; St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery iron gate project; Peter Stuyvesant TV program; DHD potential projects; "A Bit of Dutch Thanksgiving" message; Elbrun Kimmelman trip to Leiden as special guest; Anniversary Book; "A Dutch Republic" by Jonathan Israel; Related societies; New Amsterdam History Center; New Netherland Institute; Lafayett's Hermione (2011).

2015-2018, undated
Offsite-Box: 20 Folder : 1-10 Officers' files | Elbrun Kimmelman: Photographs

Scope and Contents

Photographic prints and some CDs of DHD functions, such as annual meetings, Paas Heritage Balls, fieldtrips, and the unveiling of stained glass windows restored by the DHD at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery (2009) and the New-York Historical Society (2011).

2007-2018
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 6 Lists of officers
1919-1994
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 7 Officers' responsibilities

Scope and Contents

Descriptions of duties of Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, and Registrar.

undated

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Series II. Subject Files, 1892-2013

Arrangement

Series II is organized in four subseries:

Subseries II.A. Meetings, luncheons, receptions, 1900-2013
Subseries II.B. Projects and general topics, 1896-2013
Subseries II.C. Talks & papers delivered before the Society & elsewhere, 1892-2013
Subseries II.D. Artifacts, circa 1898-1990s

Scope and Contents

This series pulls together varied documents that were stored in loose files and binders. They include correspondence, ephemera, some photographs, clippings, and general subject files relating to Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland activities, events, interests, projects, and outings. A small collection of artifacts--largely medals depicting Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands--rounds out the series.

Subseries II.A. Meetings, luncheons, receptions, 1900-2013

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 1 DHD events
1900-1945
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 2 DHD events | Henry Hudson 350th Anniversary Luncheon
1959 March 21
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 3 DHD events | Anniversary Luncheons

Scope and Contents

For photographs of the 75th Anniversary Luncheon, see box 9, folder 15.

1960-1970
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 4 DHD events | Dutch Consulate receptions
2001-2004
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 5 DHD events | St. Nicholas Reception at the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
2005
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 6 DHD events | Paas Heritage Ball
2013 March 15
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 7 DHD events | Invitations, meeting notices [white binder]
1910-1966
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 8 DHD events | Invitations, meeting notices [white binder]
1967-1980
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 9 DHD events | Invitations, meeting notices
1923-1949
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 10 DHD events | Invitations, meeting notices
1950-1959
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 11 DHD events | Invitations, meeting notices
1960-1965
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 1 DHD events | Invitations, meeting notices
1970-1972
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 2 DHD events | Invitations, meeting notices
1973-1979
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 3 DHD events | Invitations, meeting notices
1980-1990
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 4 DHD events | Invitations, meeting notices
undated
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 5 DHD stationery
undated
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 6 Non-DHD | Invitations, programs
1966-1990
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 7 Non-DHD | Invitations, programs
1991-1995, undated

Subseries II.B. Projects and general topics, 1896-2013

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 8 Albany, New York | Schuyler Mansion clock presented by DHD
1921
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 9 Alden family article
undated
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 10 American Numismatic Society | DHD insignia presented to
1909
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 11 Battery Park | Netherlands Memorial
2000
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 12 Battery Park | Proposed memorial to "ancestors," with litigation
1913-1931
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 13 Bethell, Union Noble (1859-1933) | published biography
1933
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 14 Boer Home Industries
1906-1908
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 15 Boston | Committee of Correspondence, facsimile of founding document, 1772
circa 1900s
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 16 Brinckerhoff Cemetery, Queens, New York
2000
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 17 Brooklyn Museum | Dutch period room
1933
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 18 John Carter Brown Library
1998
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 19 Clippings | DHD
1897-2012
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 20 Clippings | non-DHD
1922-2011
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 21 Dutch royal family | photographs, Queen Wilhelmina & Princess Juliana
1898, 1914
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 5 Dutch royal family | photographs, Queen Juliana
1952
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 6-7 Dutch royal family | photographs, Princess Beatrix (2 folders)
1959
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 22 Dutch royal family | Queen Wilhelmina's membership certificate, Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland
1896 January 18
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 23 Dutch royal family | Correspondence
1898-1945
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 24-a Dutch royal family | Menu, dinner for Princess Juliana, Waldorf-Astoria
1944 January 10
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 24-b Dutch royal family | Commemorative book, The American Visit of the Netherlands Royal Couple
1952 April 2-28
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 25 Dutch royal family | Menu & seating plan, dinner, Waldorf-Astoria
1952 April 7
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 26-a Dutch royal family | Miscellaneous
1953-1966
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 26-b Dutch royal family | Princess Beatrix visit
1959
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 27 Dutch royal family | Marriage of Princess Beatrix, press packet
1966 March 10
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 8 Dutch royal family | Marriage of Princess Beatrix, souvenir issue of Paris Match, no. 884
1966 March 19
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 28 Dutch royal family | Menu and seating list, Holland Society dinner for Prince Bernhard, The Biltmore
1967 September 25
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 29 Dutch royal family | Hague Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall
1969 January 28
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 30 Dutch royal family | American visit
1982
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 31 Fabend, Firth | New Netherland in a Nutshell
2012
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 32 Five Dutch Days

Scope and Contents

Annual celebration of Dutch arts and culture in New York City (5dutchdaysnyc.org).

2007-2012
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 33 Flag Day
2011-2012
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 34 Flag of the United States | proper display and respect
1935-1960
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 35 Fort Sumter flagstaff and tablet dedication program
1931 April 11
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 36 General Court of Patriotic Societies of America
[1938]
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 37 Governors Island | Proposed recreation of Historic New Amsterdam
2000-2001
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 38 Gross, Geoffrey | Early American Dutch Architecture [book project]
2002
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 39 Grotius Memorial Window, Nieuwe Kerk, Delft
[1930s]
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 40 Halve Maen (Half Moon) replica of Henry Hudson's ship
1992-1993
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 41 Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island, New York
2003
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 42 Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York program "Before New York There Was New Netherland"
2009
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 43 Holland Society of New York
1960s
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 44-a Hudson, Henry
[1909]
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 44-b Illustrations in Holland Dames Record Books

Scope and Contents

Coeymans Castle, New York, Built before 1700
Cortelyou House, Long Island, Built 1699
De Peyster House, New York City, Built before 1695
De Sille House, Nieuw Utrecht, Built 1657
Reformed Dutch Church, Beverwyck, Built 1656
Sip House, New Jersey, Built 1666
Suydam House, Flushing, Built about 1680
Van der Heyden Palace, Albany, Built about 1700
Van Rensselaer House, Albany, Built 1666 (2 versions)
Van Vechten House, Raritan River, N.J., Built about 1699
Van Westervelt House, New Hackensack, Built about 1700
Ver Planck House, on the Hudson, Built about 1700

[1907-1933]
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 45 Kingston, New York | City Hall, restoration of plaster lunettes
2009
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 46 Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead, Queens, New York
undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 1 Long Island [now Brooklyn] Historical Society
undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 2 Loockermans, Govert | Documentation of 1664 deed from Peter Stuyvesant to Loockermans, and photo of frame made from Stuyvesant pear tree wood.

Related Archival Materials

This 1664 deed (in Dutch) issued by Peter Stuyvesant, as Director General of New Netherland, to Govert Loockermans for land at Canarsie (now in Brooklyn), and its accompanying frame, made of wood from the pear tree Stuyvesant planted at what became the northeast corner of Third Avenue and East 13th Street in Manhattan, were given to the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland by Mrs. William E. (Emma Du Puy) Reed (ca. 1871-1962), a descendant of Loockermans, in 1933. The Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland transfered both to the New-York Historical Society in 2015. They are cataloged as Y-AHMC - Stuyvesant deed (oversize small). For a translation of the deed, see box 1, folder 2, Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland minutes of 2 January 1934.

1934
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 3 Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn, New York
1998-2000
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 4 Netherlands illustrations
undated
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 9 Netherlands map

Scope and Contents Note

Two copies (one color, one black-and-white) of an undated Rand McNally atlas page showing "Belgium, Netherlands and Western Germany."

undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 5 Netherlands-American Bicentennial Commission
1980-1982
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 6 New Netherland (ship)
1922
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 7 New Netherland Project
1991-1993
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 8 New-York Historical Society | Gift of books to
1966
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 9 New-York Historical Society | Stained glass window installation
1906-1909
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 10 New-York Historical Society | Stained glass window rededication
2011-2012
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 11 Newsletters
2007-2013
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 12 NY400 | Henry Hudson 400th anniversary
2009
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 13 Oudshorn, Holland | church windows
1904
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 14 Pearl Street tablet | Site of the first church built on Manhattan
1933
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 15 Photographs | Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland events

Scope and Contents

Includes photos of the 75th Anniversary Luncheon of the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland, 12 December 1970.

1970-circa 2000
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 16-a Photographs | Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland events
2011
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 16-b Roosevelt, Theodore. Letter

Scope and Contents

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt, on State of New York Executive Chamber stationery, regretfully declining an invitation to speak before the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland.

1900 November 22
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 17 St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery | St. Mark stained glass window
2012
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 18 St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery | Peter Stuyvesant stained glass window, installation [1903]
1901-1970
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 19 St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery | Peter Stuyvesant stained glass window, centennial [2003]
2001-2006
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 20 St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery | Peter Stuyvesant stained glass window, rededication
2009 September 11
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 21-23 St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery | Peter Stuyvesant stained glass window, restoration & reception (3 folders)
2012
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 24 South Street Seaport Museum
1996-2002
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 25 Stuyvesant, Peter | mother
2012
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 26 Stuyvesant, Peter | research
1957, 2001
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 27 Stuyvesant, Peter | statue
1937
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 28 Miscellaneous material, Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland
undated

Subseries II.C. Talks & papers delivered before the Society & elsewhere, 1892-2013

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 29 Suggestions for Writing Papers to Be Read Before the Society [printed pamphlet]
undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 30 Bedle, Althea Randolph: "The Influcence of the Holland Dames in the Capitulation of New Netherlands."
undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 31 Bedle, Althea Randolph: "Some of the Old Land Marks in Bergen and Jersey City" [a.k.a. "Old Bergen and Paulus Hook (An historical sketch)"].
1906 November 6
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 32 Brown, Hulda H. Bergen: "Influence of the Dutch"; address at Colonial Dames Breakfast in San Francisco.
1903 December 5
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 33 Cadena, Mariana Velazquez de la: "MANA-HA-TA and the DUTCH FLAG."
undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 34 Chenoweth, Catharine R. W.: "Paper read on April 6th, 1897, at a Meeting of Daughters of Holland Dames, being a description of medal presented by Mrs. Alexander Crawford Chenoweth."
1897 April 6
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 35 Chenoweth, Catharine R. W.: "The Inauguration of Queen Wilhelmina."
1898 September
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 36 Johnson, Ruth: "Does America Owe More to the Dutchman, or the Puritan?"

Scope and Contents

First Prize in Competition of High School pupils for essay on the subject specified, $15 in gold offered by the Colonial Dames. Prize awarded to Ruth Johnson. Reprinted from the High School Journal.

undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 37 Kimmelman, Elbrun: "Windows on Dutch History in New York"; delivered to the Dutch Colonial Society.
2013 April 10
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 38 Poems, prayers, toasts

Scope and Contents

1892-1974
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 39 Randall, Anna J. B.: "Early New Netherland"
undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 40 Robinson, Harriet Duer: "A Paper on the Philipse Family"
1897 March 9
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 41 Weart, Clara L.: "Early Settlement of Hudson County, New Jersey."
undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 42 300th Anniversary Departure of Pilgrims from Holland
undated
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 43 [William the Silent]
circa 1900

Subseries II.D. Artifacts, circa 1898-1990s

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 1 Bracelet & medals | Queen Wilhelmina

Scope and Contents

An orange silk or satin jewel box containing objects donated to the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland by Mrs. Alexander Crawford Chenoweth (first Directress General) in 1925:

circa 1898-1925
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 2 Medal | Queen Wilhelmina

Scope and Contents

Bronze medal commemorating the silver jubilee (i.e., 25th anniversary) of the reign of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, inscribed "Wilhelmina Koningin der Nederlanden" [obverse] and "MDCCCXCVIII [1898] - MDCCCCXXIII [1923]" [reverse]. Donated by Mrs. Joseph F. Simmons, who in 1923 received this medal as the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland delegate to the jubilee.

1923
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 3 Medal | Roosevelt, Theodore

Scope and Contents

Bronze medal designed by Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington and produced by the Medallic Art Company in 1920. Inscribed "Woman's Roosevelt Memorial Association Service" [obverse] and "Theodore Roosevelt / Born October 27, 1858 / Died January 6, 1919" [reverse]. The New-York Historical Society holds another copy of this medal under INV.3562.

1920
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 4 Ribbon samples and insignia ribbons

Scope and Contents

Fabric samples for Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland lapel pins.

1980s-1990s, undated

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Series III. Financial, 1896-2011

Arrangement

Series III is organized in four subseries:

Subseries III.A. Treasurer's reports, correspondence, receipts, 1896-2011
Subseries III.B. Financial Statements & tax returns, 1964-2007
Subseries III.C. Banking and Investment records, 1938-2000
Subseries III.D. Miscellaneous financial records, 1898-1995

Scope and Contents

This series contains treasurer and accountant reports, bank statements and cancelled checks for the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Families of New Netherland general and scholarship accounts, investment records, and the Society's IRS 990 form (1987-2007). In later years (1992-2011) the treasurer's reports devolve into informal gatherings of bank statements, receipts, paid bills, and correspondence.

Subseries III.A. Treasurer's reports, correspondence, receipts, 1896-2011

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 44 Treasurer's accounts [bound volume]
1896-1910
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 45 Treasurer's accounts [bound volume]
1925-1930
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 1 Treasurer's accounts [bound volume]
1930-1941
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 2 Treasurer's reports
1932-1938
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 3 Treasurer's accounts [bound volume]
1941-1949
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 4 Treasurer's reports
1945-1965
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 5 Treasurer's accounts
circa 1951-1973
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 6 Treasurer's reports
1966-1976
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 7 Treasurer's reports
1977-1979
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 8 Treasurer's reports
1980-1990
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 9 Treasurer's reports/correspondence
1992
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 10 Bills paid
1992
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 11-13 Treasurer's reports/correspondence (3 folders)
1993
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 14 Bills paid
1993
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 15 Treasurer's reports/correspondence
1994
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 16 Bills paid
1996
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 17-18 Financials (2 folders)
1997-1998
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 19 Expenses
2001-2002
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 20 Finances
2010 June - 2011 October

Subseries III.B. Financial Statements & tax returns, 1964-2007

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 1 Auditor's report
1964-1967
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 2 Auditor's report
1968-1971
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 3 Auditor's report
1973-1976
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 4 Auditor's report
1979-1983
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 5 Auditor's report
1984-1988
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 6 Auditor's report
1990
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 7 Auditor's report
1991
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 8 Auditor's report
1992
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 9 Auditor's report
1999-2007
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 10 Tax exempt status
1942-1993
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 11 Tax returns (IRS form 990)
1987, 1991
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 12 Tax returns (IRS form 990)
1995-2000
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 13 Tax returns (IRS form 990)
2001-2007

Subseries III.C. Banking and Investment records, 1938-2000

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 14 Bankers Trust Company | check stubs
1938-1943
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 15 Bankers Trust Company | check stubs
1944-1948
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 16 Bankers Trust Company | checks & statements
1963-1981
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 1 Bankers Trust Company | passbooks: Memorial Fund (2); Educational Endowment (2); Permanent Fund (1)
1959-1982
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 2 Bankers Trust Company | miscellaneous
undated
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 3 Manufacturers Hanover Trust | miscellaneous statements & stubs
1982
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 4 Manufacturers Hanover Trust | check stubs: General Account
1982-1983
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 5 Manufacturers Hanover Trust | check stubs: Scholarship Account
1982-1983
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 6 Manufacturers Hanover Trust | checking
1991-1993
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 7 Fidelity Investments
1991-1992
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 8 J. Bush & Co. | General Fund
1992-1993
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 9 J. Bush & Co. | Scholarship Fund
1991-1993
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 10 J. Bush & Co. | appraisals
1991-1993
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 11 Chase Manhattan | Centennial savings account
1995-1996
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 12-13 Chase Manhattan | Checking account (2 folders)
1994-1995
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 14 Chase Manhattan | General Fund
1993-1994
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 15 Chase Manhattan | General Fund
1995-1996
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 16 Chase Manhattan | Scholarship Fund
1994
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 17 Chase Manhattan | Scholarship Fund
1995-1996
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 18 U.S. Trust | General and Scholarship funds
1995-2000
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 19 Bank of New York | Safety Deposit Box
1990-1994

Subseries III.D. Miscellaneous financial records, 1898-1995

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 20 Bequests
1981-1995
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 21 Donations
1898-1942
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 22 Scholarship Recipients
1982-1986
Offsite-Box: 12 Folder : 23 Scholarship Recipients
1987-1994

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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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