Frey Family Papers. 1790-1917.


Summary Information

Repository
New York State Historical Association – Research Library
Title
Frey Family Papers
ID
Coll. No. 161
Date [inclusive]
1790-1917
Extent
4.0 Cubic feet (9 boxes) + 15 volumes + 1 oversize folder
Language
English
Funding Source
This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of the Frey family and related Ludlow and Baldwin families of Kinderhook, Columbia County; Oswego, Oswego County; and Palatine Bridge, Montgomery County, N.Y. It includes family correspondence, diaries, farm and legal documents, letter books, daguerreotypes, and photograph albums. Among the letters are those concerning Helen Ludlow of the Hampton Institute in Virginia, where she taught freed slaves; and Caroline Frey and her years as a student in the Poughkeepsie Female Academy, 1857-1858, her marriage to Col. G.R. Giddings in 1862, and her life at various military posts in Connecticut, Louisiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Additionally, there are letters from Anna Wendell, Albany, N.Y., to Caroline Ludlow; the correspondence of Henry Ludlow and Marie Tappen; historical manuscripts of Samuel Frey Ludlow; and a eulogy and picture of Fitz Hugh Ludlow.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

New York State Historical Association – Research Library

Special Collections
P.O. Box 800, 5798 State Highway 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-1470

 

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Accession Numbers

FM-58.53, FM-59.53, FM-68.53, FM-80.53, NM-86.53, NM-87.53, NM-45.56, NM-3.77

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Collection Inventory

161.1. Box 1. Correspondence. 1793-1825.
161.1/1 — Family records, including Bible records.
161.1/2 — Newspaper clippings on Old Fort Frey.
161.1/3 — Photostat of a letter from Philip Schuyler to John Fry. May 11, 1795.
161.1/4 — Biographical and genealogical information.
161.1/5 — Family correspondence. 1793-1809.
161.1/6 — Ludlow correspondence. 1810-1812.
161.1/7 — Ludlow correspondence. 1813-1815
161.1/8 — Ludlow correspondence. 1817-1820.
161.1/9 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1821.
161.1/10 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. March – Dec. 1822.
161.1/11 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1823.
161.1/12 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1824.
161.1/13 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Jan. – July 1825
161.1/14 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Aug. – Dec. 1825.
161.1/15 — Photograph of Caroline Frey Winne. 1867.
161.2. Box 2. Correspondence. 1820s – 1840.
161.2/1 — Letters from Anna Wendell, Albany, N.Y., to Caroline Ludlow. 1820s.
161.2/2 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Jan. – Aug. 1826.
161.2/3 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Sept. 1826 – Feb. 1827.
161.2/4 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. March – Sept. 1827.
161.2/5 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Oct. 1827 – July 1828.
161.2/6 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Aug. 1828 – Feb. 1829.
161.2/7 — Letters from Caroline Ludlow to Elizabeth Frey. n.d.
161.2/8 — Letters from Anna Wendell, Albany, N.Y., to Caroline Ludlow. 1825-1829.
161.2/9 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Mar. 1829 – Mar. 1830.
161.2/10 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1830-1831.
161.2/11 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1832-1833.
161.2/12 — Correspondence. [ca. 1800-1840].
161.2/13 — Letters between Phoebe Ludlow and her daughter Caroline Frey. [ca. 1828-1840].
161.3. Box 3. Correspondence. 1834-1851.
161.3/1 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1834-1838.
161.3/2 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1839 – July 1841.
161.3/3 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Aug. 1841 – Aug. 1842.
161.3/4 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Sept. 1842 – 1840s.
161.3/5 — Correspondence. [ca. 1850].
161.3/6 — Correspondence. [1850- ].
161.3/7 — Correspondence between Marie Tappen and Henry Ludlow. Aug. – Dec. 1850.
161.3/8 — Correspondence between Marie Tappen and Henry Ludlow. Jan. 1851.
161.3/9 — Correspondence between Marie Tappen and Henry Ludlow. Feb. 1851.
161.4. Box 4. Correspondence. 1851-1859.
161.4/1 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Mar. 1851 – Apr. 1852.
161.4/2 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. May 1852 – Feb. 1853.
161.4/3 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Mar. – Dec. 1853.
161.4/4 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Jan. – Aug. 1854.
161.4/5 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Sept. 1854 – July 1855.
161.4/6 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Aug. 1855 – June 1856.
161.4/7 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. July 1856 – 1857.
161.4/8 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Jan. – June 1858.
161.4/9 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. July 1858 – 1859.
161.5. Box 5. Correspondence. 1860-1864.
161.5/1 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1860.
161.5/2 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Jan. – July 1861.
161.5/3 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Aug. 1861 – June 1862.
161.5/4 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. July – Oct. 1862.
161.5/5 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Nov. – Dec. 1862.
161.5/6 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Jan. – July 1863.
161.5/7 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Aug. 1863 – Apr. 1864.
161.5/8 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. May – Sept. 1864.
161.5/9 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Oct. – Dec. 1864.
161.6. Box 6. Correspondence. 1865-1870.
161.6/1 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Jan. – Apr. 1865.
161.6/2 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. May – July 1865.
161.6/3 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Aug. – Dec. 1865.
161.6/4 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Jan. – Feb. 1866.
161.6/5 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Mar. – May 1866.
161.6/6 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. June – Sept. 1866.
161.6/7 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Oct. 1866 – Feb. 1867.
161.6/8 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Mar. – May 1867.
161.6/9 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. June – Dec. 1867.
161.6/10 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1868 – Mar. 1869.
161.6/11 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. Apr. 1869 – 1870.
161.6/12 — Newspaper clipping: written eulogy of Fitz Hugh Ludlow; picture of Fitz Hugh Ludlow. Dec. 1870.
161.7. Box 7. Correspondence and diary. 1871-1917.
161.7/1 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1871-1872.
161.7/2 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1873.
161.7/3 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1874-1879.
161.7/4 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. 1880s – 1890s.
161.7/5 — Ludlow and Frey correspondence. ca. 1900-1917; letters and diary of S. L. Frey, in two parts.
161.8. Box 8. Samuel Frey Ludlow, Samuel Challet Frey, and Anna Douglas Ludlow papers.
161.8/1 — Historical manuscripts of Samuel Frey Ludlow.
161.8/2 — “The Escape of Philip: A Story of the Revolutionary Days,” a story about Philip Frey, handwritten in a “Ye Knickerbocker Blotter” tablet notebook.
161.8/3 — Historical manuscripts of Samuel Frey Ludlow.
161.8/4 — Samuel Challet Frey manuscript.
161.8/5 — Printed stories of Anna Douglas Ludlow.
161.8/6 — Anna Douglas Ludlow manuscripts.
161.8/7 — General manuscripts of Samuel Ludlow Frey.
161.9. Box 9.
Frey-Ludlow photographs.
Volumes
161.v1 — Daybook. 1830-1850.
161.v2 — Scrapbook.
161.v3 — Letterbook.
161.v4 — Letterbook.
161.v5 — Farm account book. 1867-1869.
161.v6 — Diary.
161.v7 — Farm account book. 1830-1842.
161.v8 — Farm account book. 1866-1882.
161.v9 — Schoolbook.
161.v10 — Butter account. 1831.
161.v11 — Legal notebook.
161.v12 — Legal forms and notes. 1834.
161.v13 — Legal register of Supreme Court, 1827-1832; miscellaneous accounts.
161.v14 — Photograph album.
161.v15 — Photograph album.
Oversize Folder
161.01 — Plan of Mrs. C.L.A. Tanks, addition to Fort Howard.

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