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Guide to the Bush Family Papers
 MS 3197

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Joseph Ditta

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 16, 2020
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents

The collection includes deeds, mortgages, and title abstracts for properties in The Bronx and in New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, from the period 1824–1893; some financial fragments—a blank checkbook, some blank deposit slips, and a bankbook in the name of William D. Berrian in trust for the children of his daughter, Mary J. (Berrian) Bush—dating from 1874–1899; four address books, circa 1887–1891; minutes of the John S. Bush Manufacturing Co., purveyors of ice, wood, and coal, 1909–1919; and five travel diaries kept in 1928–1936 by Frances Maude (Morris) Bush of her ocean voyages to England, France, Italy, and other European countries.


The collection is organized in five chronological series:

Series I.
 Real estate, 1824–1893
Series II.
 Financial, 1874–1899, undated
Series III.
 Address books, circa 1887–1891, undated
Series IV.
 John S. Bush Manufacturing Co., 1909–1919
Series V.
 Frances Maude (Morris) Bush travel diaries, 1928–1936