- Call number
- MssCol 747
- Physical description
- 31 linear feet (57 boxes, 16 v.)
- Preferred Citation
- De Lancey Stow memorial collection, 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 Sears Stow (1797-1880) and his son De Lancey Stow (1841-1925) were lawyers in Wayne County, New York. Collection consists of correspondence, land papers, legal and financial papers, maps, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1816-1918, includes incoming letters from clients and family members. Land papers for New York and other states, 1793-1896, contain indentures, land deeds, surveys, articles of agreement, contracts, and bonds. Legal papers, ca. 1816-1909, include court records, minutes, church and school records, and estate papers. Financial papers, 1810-1880, consist of accounts, cash books, daybooks, ledgers, court registers, and pension claims. Also includes maps and printed matter.
Source of acquisitionGift, Howorth, Edith Stow, 1925
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