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Guide to the Myron S. Falk Papers
1867-1950
 MS 3047

New-York Historical Society
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Alexandra Gomer (2018) and Larry Weimer (2021)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 12, 2021 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series VI. Artifacts, 1867-1945, undated. 3.17 Linear feet

Scope and Contents Note

This series contains artifacts found throughout the collection, including diplomas and certificates from Columbia University, the War Department (World War II), and Congregation Emanu-El. The container list itemizes all artifacts.

Arrangement Note

This series is arranged in chronological order with undated at the end.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: Oversize Small Folder : 3 Citizenship Naturalization Certificate

Scope and Contents

Certificate issued by the New York Court of Common Pleas granting U.S. citzenship to Arnold Falk (Myron Falk's father).

1867
Offsite-Box: 8 Napoleon III Emperor medal
1869
Offsite-Box: 13 Item : 1 Einstein Family Bible

Scope and Contents

Text translated to English by Isaac Leeser, Third Edition, Printed Philadelphia by Sherman & Co. for the Rev. Abraham De Sola. At back of book are three sheets of genealogical details (births, deaths, marriages), primarily for Milly Falk's parents, Henry L. Einstein (1849-1918) and Cecilia Sulzbacher (1855 or 1856-1943), and their immediate ancestors and two later generations.

5633 [1873]
Offsite-Box: 8 World's Columbian Exposition medallion to Bound Brook Woolen Mills
1892-1893
Box: 7 Diploma for Lewis Einstein from Columbia Grammar School. Flat box
1894
Box: 7 Diploma from Columbia for Civil Engineering. Flat box
1899
Box: Oversize Small Folder : 3 Diploma from Stevens Institute of Technology. Oversize

Scope and Contents

Degree of Mechanical Engineer to Myron S. Falk.

1900
Box: Oversize Small Folder : 3 Certificate/diploma granting Ph.D. to Myron Falk from Columbia. Oversize
1904
Offsite-Box: 8 Two-handled cup

Scope and Contents

Small metal cup with two handles made of antlers(?), with inscription "To Myron S. Falk. With best wishes of Class of 1904, Civil Engineers, Columbia University." There is no maker's mark.

1904?
Box: Oversize Small Folder : 3 National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Membership Certificate. Oversize

Scope and Contents

Awarded to Milly Einstein Falk, national number 106998, given her descent from David Leivis, a soldier in the American Revolution.

1914
Offsite-Box: 8 Do Right and Fear No Man medal
1916
Offsite-Box: 8 Merritt Haviland Smith medallion

Scope and Contents Note

Inscripted: "Engineer for 40 years of the Water Supply of the City of New York - Colonel of Artillery in the Great War 1862-1926"

1926
Box: 7 Emanu-El donation receipt in honor of Arnold and Fannie Falk. Flat box
1927
Box: 7 World War II Commendation for Service. Flat box
1945
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 9 Wallet

Scope and Contents Note

Includes the business card and scrap papers found in Falk's wallet. One nitrate negative from the wallet was removed for separate storage.

Undated
Offsite-Box: 8 Seal stamps (2)

Scope and Contents Note

Seal stamp 1 reads "Myron S. Falk Incorporated"; Seal stamp 2 reads "Myron S. Falk Chairman of Building Committee"

Undated
Offsite-Box: 8 The "Aluminum" pocket seal with box
Undated
Box: 6 Thermometers (2). Flat box
Undated
Offsite-Box: 8 Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Lines golf tees
Undated
Offsite-Box: 8 Weaved paper
Undated
Offsite-Box: 8 Coral
Undated

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