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Frey Family Papers

Frey Family Papers

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Guide to the Frey Family Papers

1790-1917

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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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-03-07T10:22-0500

Repository: New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Title: Frey Family Papers
Dates: 1790-1917
Quantity: 4.0 Cubic feet(9 boxes) + 15 volumes + 1 oversize folder
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.
Identification: Coll. No. 161
Language: English

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

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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