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Dyckman family
Dyckman and Martine Family Papers
Manuscripts Division
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2 boxes and 0.6 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2


Consists of selected papers of the Dyckman and Martine families of Westchester and Dutchess Counties, New York.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, legal papers, and newspaper clippings of the Dyckman and Martine families of Westchester and Dutchess Counties, New York. One family member well-represented is Jonathan Odell Dyckman. The legal papers include army appointments, wills, deeds, bonds, mortgages, indentures, and property appraisals. There is a diary (1825-1833) of church services whose entries include the chapter and verse of each day's homily and a precis of the sermon. In addition, there is also material of the Andrus family, particularly that of John E. Andrus, a New York company president and politician.

Collection Creator Biography:

The Dyckman and Martine families were prominent families from Westchester and Dutchess Counties, New York.

Collection History


Taylor gift (AM 16960).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '2014 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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:

Dyckman and Martine Family Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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