- Austin, William Henry
- Call number
- MssCol NYGB 18110
- Physical description
- .8 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
- William Henry Austin 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.
William Henry Austin was a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Warwick, NY, later of the Highland Avenue Methodist Church of Ossining, NY. The William Henry Austin Papers consist of registers of members, marriages, baptisms, deaths, lists of clergy, etc., from Methodist churches in Dutchess County, New York, 1873-1949, and scrapbooks of clippings from local newspapers, often related to religion and the ministry, 1930-1950. Church records include those of the New Hamburgh, Carthage Landing, and Chelsea Methodist Episcopal churches. In addition to the clippings and printed matter Austin collected, his papers include a miscellaneous file of his notes; a roster of soldiers of the 149th Co., Sullivan County, 1919; a small amount of correspondence; and a few completed Quarterly Conference Roll and Record forms for Chelsea, New York, 1947-1955.
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