- Call number
- MssCol 2601
- Physical description
- .9 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
- Rodman-Harvey 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 correspondence and business and personal papers of the Rodman and Harvey families. Correspondence is of Washington Hendrix Rodman; his wife, Mary Harvey Rodman; and her ancestors Elizabeth Mackaness Harvey and Thomas Mackaness, merchant of New York City. Also, business papers of Andrew Backus, merchant in cotton, yarns and wool in Paterson, N.J.; personal and domestic bills and accounts, ca. 1820-1850, of Rodman as a resident of New York City and Brooklyn; and letters from Lucy A. Rodman to Mary A. Rodman, referring to members of the Whistler family.
Source of acquisitionGift, Rodman, Mrs. Bayard, 1951
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