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

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Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney (2008). Revised by Marybeth Kavanagh (2018).

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Container List

Series II. Business, 1889-1942

Scope and Contents Note

This series includes certificates issued by or to business organizations. Included is a certificate from the NY State Office of the Secretary of State granting Strobridge Lithographers a license to do business in New York. One certificate of note is a certificate of membership to the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, given to General William T. Sherman in 1889. Another is a hand-lettered certificate presented to Edwin B. Moore upon his retirement from the New York Tribune. Of special interest is an 1893 certificate from Tiffany and Co. presented to Adalbert Emil Herrman Nordbrock upon completion of his apprenticeship in the silversmith department.

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: FF3 American Society of Certified Public Accountants
1922
Folder: FF2 New York City Mayor's Business Advisory Committee
1942
Folder: FF2 NY State Chamber of Commerce
1889-1899
Folder: FF3 NY State Office of the Secretary of State (business license)
1893
Folder: FF3 Rice Leaders of the World Association
1932
Box: FF3 Tiffany and Company
1893

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