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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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Series XIV: Memorial, 1872-1931

Scope Note

This series is comprised of certificates from clubs and organizations honoring deceased members. These include certificates in memory of William de Groot from the Empire State Society, James C. Russell from the Coffee Exchange of the City of New York, and Edward L. Phalon from the John Bruning Bowling Club.

Two certificates were printed to honor fallen Civil War soldiers, including one printed by Currier and Ives. Also included are certificates in memory of James P. Harper and John McEntee Bowman.

Of special note is a memorial for Horace Greeley from the American Institute. This certificate is elaborately hand-lettered and includes an albumen portrait.

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: FF43 Coffee Exchange of the City of New York
1913
Folder: FF73 Farmer's Club of the American Institute
1872
Folder: FF73 German American Society
1873
Folder: FF43 Hotel Association of New York City
1931
Folder: FF43 John Bruning Bowling Club
undated
Folder: FF43 Lexington Avenue Church
undated
Folder: FF43 Sons of the American Revolution
1899
Folder: FF43 Veteran Corps
1873

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