Vedder / King Family Papers. 1821-1933.

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New York State Historical Association – Research Library
Vedder / King Family Papers
Coll. No. 425
Date [inclusive]
1.0 Cubic feet
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 papers of the King and Vedder families, mostly from Cairo and Leeds, Greene County, N.Y., contain diaries, particularly those of Rose Palen Vedder (1862-1933) and Lovisa Peck King (1808-1902). They also include account books, correspondence (with transcriptions), genealogy, records of an academic society, a household inventory, and dye recipes.

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Collection Inventory

 425.1 – Box 1
 425.1/1 — Account book – money sent home to family for paying debts on the farm. 1893-1902.
 425.1/2 — Correspondence with transcriptions – written by LaRoy King, Lyman Tremain, Pluma St. John, William Tremain, and others. 1862-1897.
 425.1/3 — Currency – U.S. Fractional Currency and Village of Rondout / Bank of Rondout scrip (2 items). 1862-1863.
 425.1/4 — [King, Frances Rosalia?]. Notebook including essays, speeches, poems, and various notes. 1847-1854, undated.
 425.1/5 — [King, Lovisa Peck]. Account book containing mostly day book entries. 1878-1902.
 425.1/6 — King, Lovisa Peck. Autograph book. 1826-1846.
 425.1/7 — [King, Lovisa Peck]. Diaries. 1821-1901 (1 of 2).
 425.1/8 — [King, Lovisa Peck]. Diaries. 1821-1901 (2 of 2).
 425.1/9 — King, Margaret Emeline. Notebook including some genealogical information. circa 1860.
 425.1/10 — Palen, Mrs. G.W. (Caroline King). Household inventory – original and typescript transcription. undated.
 425.1/11 — Recipe book – mostly for dyes. undated.
 425.1/12 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary. 1875.
 425.1/13 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary. 1875-1877.
 425.1/14 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary. 1877-1878.
 425.1/15 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary. 1881.
 425.1/16 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary. 1882.
 425.1/17 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary, 1883-1886, and Greenville Academical Debating and Literary Society constitution and minutes, 1879.
 425.1/18 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary, 1886-1887, and organic chemistry lecture notes, 1873.
 425.1/19 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary. 1887-1888.
 425.1/20 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary. 1889-1899.
 425.1/21 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary. 1899-1909.
 425.1/22 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary / 1923 Baugh’s Famers’ Almanac and Reference Book. 1923.
 425.1/23 — Vedder, Rose Palen. Diary / 1924 Baugh’s Famers’ Almanac and Reference Book. 1924.
 425.1/24 — Vedder, Wellington. “Commencement Orations – Advancement” – photocopy of newspaper article. undated.
 425.1/25 — [Vedder, Wellington?]. Day book of goods sold / bought, especially butter, groceries, and produce. Includes genealogy in back. 1928-1933.

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