Scope and arrangement
The collection, 1812-1934 (bulk dates 1899-1932) consists of materials created and collected in the course of Adelaide Ingraham's genealogical research on the Ingraham and Leverich families and the allied Bogert, Masterton, McLeod, Phoenix, Schoonmaker, Vanderveer, and Walton families. Included are her correspondence, lineage society applications, dues receipts, programs, and invitations, ca. 1890s-1910s, from the Daughters of the Revolution, Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, Huguenot Society of America, National Society of Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, and other societies, and some personal correspondence, accounts, bills, and invitations, ca. 1930s. Also, some late 18th to early 20th century miscellany of the above families, including correspondence, invitations, wills, accounts, receipts, calling cards, stock and insurance certificates, and deeds are present. Of note are the 1788 will of Peter Bogert, yeoman, New York City; an early 20th century address book of Margaret M. Vanderveer of Brooklyn, N.Y., which also contains clippings of death, wedding, and other announcements relating to family and friends; and an 1861 passport of Sidney P. Ingraham.
The Frances Adelaide Ingraham papers are arranged in two series: