Van Santvoord And Olcott Family Papers,1802-1954.

Collection Number: 2373

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Van Santvoord and Olcott family papers, 1802-1954.
Collection Number:
2373
Creator:
Van Santvoord family.
Quantity:
2 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Photographs, legal and financial records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Miscellaneous business, financial, and legal records of Alfred Van Santvoord, his family (and in-laws), Jacob and Anna Lansing; her father, Absalom Townsend.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Miscellaneous business, financial, and legal records of Alfred Van Santvoord; his wife, Anna Van Santvoord; Mrs. Van Santvoord's maternal grandparents, Jacob and Anna Lansing; her father, Absalom Townsend; the Van Sanvoord's son-in-law, Eben Erskine Olcott; their great-grandson, Alfred Van Sanvoord Olcott. The papers of the Lansings include deeds to property in Montgomery County and court briefs (ca. 1819-1829); the Van Santvoord and Olcott records include administrative, fiscal, and legal papers and photographs relating to Alfred Van Sanvoord's investments in the Hudson River Line and several railroads in eastern New York.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Van Santvoord family.
Lansing, Anna
Lansing, Anna.
Lansing, Jacob
Lansing, Jacob.
Olcott family
Olcott family.
Olcott family.
Olcott, Alfred Van Santvoord
Olcott, Alfred Van Santvoord.
Olcott, Eben Erskine
Olcott, Eben Erskine.
Townsend, Absalom
Townsend, Absalom.
Van Santvoord family
Van Santvoord family.
Van Santvoord family.
Van Santvoord, Albert
Van Santvoord, Albert.
Van Santvoord, Anna
Van Santvoord, Anna.
Hudson River Line.

Subjects:
Families -- New York (State).
Family farms -- New York (State).
Real property -- New York (State) -- Montgomery County.
Railroads -- New York (State).
Families
Family farms
Gentry
Railroads
Real property

Places:
New York (State) -- Genealogy.
New York (State) -- Gentry.
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Montgomery County

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Genealogy


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Van Santvoord and Olcott family papers, #2373. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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