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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 XVII: Regional and Ethnic, 1798-1930

Scope Note

This series contains certificates of membership to societies with regional and/or ethnic interests. Certificates include the Caledonian Society of the City of New York, the Society of St. George and the South Carolina Society. The German Society certificate is written in German and has its original wax seal.

Certificates of membership in the Cape Cod Association lithographs by Sarony, Major and Knapp and are heavily illustrated with maritime images as well as views of Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Also of note is John Stoneacre Ellis' certificate of membership to the Associated Pioneers of the Territorial Days of California.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 1 American Ethnological Society
1903
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Associated Pioneers of the Territorial Days of California
1878
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Caledonian Society of the City of New York
1798
Folder: FF79 Cape Cod Association of the City of New York
undated
Folder: FF79 Columbia River Historical Expedition
1926
Folder: FF79 German Society certificate
1830
Box: 8 German Society certificate (framed)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Frederick Baker, 2018.

1803
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Herkimer County Historical Society
1910
Folder: FF79 Hispanic Society of America
1907
Folder: FF79 Massachusetts Historical Society
1930
Box: 9 Folder : 1 New Hampshire Historical Society
1927
Box: 9 Folder : 1 New York Southern Society
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Society of St. George
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 1 South Carolina Society
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Ticonderoga Historical Society
1910
Folder: FF79 Upper Missouri Historical Expedition
1925

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