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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Collection of Certificates
1700-1991
 PR 014

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney (2008). Revised by Marybeth Kavanagh (2018).

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Container List

Series VII: Foreign Language , 1852-1947

Scope Note

This series includes certificates in Arabic, Dutch, Danish, French, Greek, Latin, Polish, Spanish, Italian and German. The certificates have not been translated but include religious, academic, and honorary subjects.

Certificates in French are mainly honoring soldiers who served in World War I. One of these certificates of honor has the Chateau-Thierry Medal attached. The medal depicts the busts of Washington & Lafayette and the Legion of Honor on the reverse. A 1907 membership certificate records aviator Alan Hawley's membership in L'Aero-Club de France.

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: FF28 Arabic
undated
Folder: FF28 Danish
1929
Folder: FF28 Dutch
1852, undated
Folder: FF29 French
1907-1947
Folder: FF28 German
undated
Folder: FF28 Greek
undated
Folder: FF28 Italian
1871
Folder: FF28 Latin
1878-1922, undated
Folder: FF28 Polish
1923-1937
Folder: FF28 Spanish
1880, 1889

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