- Call number
- MssCol 570
- Physical description
- 10 linear feet (28 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
- Cleveland-Perkins 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.
The Cleveland and Perkins families, united through marriage, were prominent in social, literary and political circles in the Boston area of Massachusetts in the 19th century. Collection consists of correspondence, 1824-1915; scrapbooks, ca. 1844-1868, with photographs and other pictorial matter; diaries, 1828-1901, many concerned with travel in Europe and America; commomplace books; and other papers of the Cleveland and Perkins families. Persons represented include Henry R. Cleveland, his wife, Sarah Perkins Cleveland, and their family and descendants. Materials concern family matters, travels in Europe and daily activities.
Source of acquisitionPurchase, Fayerweather, Mrs. C.S, 1961
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
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Selected correspondence (Box 9) available on microfilm; New York Public Library