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Fitch, Asa, 1809-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 17996
2 v, 34 cm. (2 v. in 1 phasebox); 2 v, 34 cm. (2 v. in 1 phasebox)
Asa Fitch (1809-1879) of Salem, New York was an entomologist and genealogist. He was the grandson of Jabez Fitch (1737-1812) of Norwich, Connecticut and Hyde Park, Vermont, a soldier in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. The... more
Beach family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 232
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Beach family included Joseph Wickliff Beach (1822-1891), his wife Mary A. Walkley Beach (1824-1897), and their children David Nelson Beach, Lucy W. Beach, Harlan Page Beach, and Anna S. Beach. Collection consists of correspondence and other... more
Ford family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1039
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Ford family members in this collection are all related to Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), businessman, lawyer and collector of Americana. They include his father, Lester Ford (1798-1888) of Lebanon, Conn.; his mother, Eliza Burnham Ford (d. 1834);... more
Dwight family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 874
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 microfilm reels)
Among the notable members of the Dwight family of Connecticut were: Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), a Congregational minister and president of Yale College; Theodore Dwight (1764-1846), a lawyer, editor and author; Theodore Dwight, Jr. (1796-1866),... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more