- Call number
- MssCol 1434
- Physical description
- 1 linear foot (2 boxes, 2 v.)
- Preferred Citation
- Horsfield-Kummer family papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Collection consists of family correspondence, account books, sermons, lectures, notebooks, and other papers. Includes journal and ledger, 1847-1865, of Timothy Horsfield; copies of letters sent to Joseph Kummer, of St. Croix, Danish West Indies, from his father, and other members of the family, all of whom were members of the United Brethren Church (Moravians) and lived in Bethlehem and Nazareth, Pa.; accounts, 1804-1824, of Joseph Horsfield for legal services, seeds, farm produce, nursery stock, and labor; tailoring business accounts of Jacob Kummer, of Nazareth, Pa.; memoirs of the life of Sister Elizabeth Horsfield, written by her children; and sermons, 1857-1873, by Rev. Joseph Kummer.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328