Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
James Lefferts Brinckerhoff Papers

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: James Lefferts Brinckerhoff Papers,
Creator: Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts.
Inclusive dates: 1837-1859
Extent: .25 cubic ft. (in 1 box)
Abstract:
The papers include personal papers and business records.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Acc# 2554

Access Restrictions:

James Lefferts Brinckerhoff Papers are open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

James Lefferts Brinckerhoff Papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Arrangement is alphabetical then chronological.


History

Biography:

Frederic Bronson (1802-1868) Charlotte Brinckerhoff of New York, the daughter of James Lefferts Brinckerhoff (1791-1846), a businessman, on March 1, 1838. Frederic and Charlotte had at least three children: Frederic (died 1900); Charlotte; and Louisa. (This information is from reel 1 of 30 Bronson Family Papers, filmed at the New York Public Library (NYPL) in 1971 and available at the Clarke Historical Library.)


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists mostly of the papers and business records of James Lefferts Brinckerhoff (1791-1846), Frederic Bronson’s father-in-law. Also included are a few family correspondences of Abraham and Jane Brinckerhoff. (See the Frederic Bronson finding aid for more information.)

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts.
    • Brinckerhoff family.
    • Bronson family.
    • New York (State)--History.
    • New York (State)--Genealogy.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    James Lefferts Brinckerhoff Papers are open for research. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts (1791-1846), Accounts and Bills of Lading, 1837-1838
    Box   1 F   2
    Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts (1791-1846), Accounts and Bills of Lading, March-July 1839
    Box   1 F   3
    Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts (1791-1846), Accounts and Bills of Lading, August-December 1839
    Box   1 F   4
    Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts (1791-1846), Accounts and Bills of Lading, 1842-1845
    Box   1 F   5
    Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts (1791-1846), Letters re: European Purchases, 1838
    Box   1 F   6
    Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts (1791-1846), Letters re: European Purchases, March-June 1839
    Box   1 F   7
    Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts (1791-1846), Letters re: European Purchases, July-October 1839
    Box   1 F   8
    Brinckerhoff, James Lefferts (1791-1846), Letters, General, 1840-1845
    Box   1 F   9
    Brinckerhoff Family, Letters (From Abraham Brinckerhoff, Mrs. Brinckerhoff, Jane Brinckerhoff, P. R. Keany? and others), 1840-1859