Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Brinkerhoff, Abraham
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Abraham Brinkerhoff Business Records
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j098zb142
Dates:
1797-1844
Size:
21 boxes and 1 package
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-17
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of business records relating to the nineteenth-century dry goods (especially cotton) business of Abraham Brinkerhoff in New York City.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of Brinkerhoff's business records relating to his dry goods (especially cotton) business in New York City. The collection contains the accounts of individuals and companies, such as the Oriskany Manufacturing Company, orders, receipts, shipping invoices, records of property purchased and land holdings, and miscellaneous other business papers. In addition, there is a letterbook containing copies of correspondence, accounts, and invoices.

Arrangement:

Arranged in this order: correspondence (1797-1833), business receipts (1804-1829), miscellaneous business papers (1800-1830), miscellaneous business and personal correspondence, assorted business papers, letterbook, ledger.

Collection Creator Biography:

Abraham Brinkerhoff was an American dry goods merchant in New York City.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Reverend Samuel R. Knight and Miss Elizabeth Knight.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

The contents list for this collection was created by Jerome Jackson in August 2010.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Abraham Brinkerhoff Business Records; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j098zb142
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184