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Guide to the D.S. Sanford papers, 1854-1908 and undated

Summary

D.S. Sanford was a businessman from Lake George, New York. The collection contains correspondence, bills, receipts, claims, legal papers, and accounts, pertaining to Drurie (or Drury) Sisson Sanford, dating from the 1850s to the first years of the 20th century. Topics in the correspondence chiefly concern business activities, which revolved around Sanford's real estate dealings in Long Island and Lake George, N.Y., and his patent medicine business, S.T.W. Sanford and Sons. Other materials relate to Sanford's duties as postmaster for the Lake George Assembly, and president of the Lake George League. Includes land deeds for properties in Pennsylvania, New York, and Massachusetts.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.01135
Title
D.S. Sanford papers
Date
1854-1908 and undated
Creator
Sanford, D. S.
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, Approx. 900 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

The collection contains correspondence, bills, receipts, claims, legal papers, and accounts, pertaining to Drurie (or Drury) Sisson Sanford. Topics in the correspondence chiefly concern business, which revolved around Sanford's real estate dealings in Long Island and Lake George, N.Y., and his patent medicine business, S.T.W. Sanford and Sons. Other materials relate to Sanford's duties as postmaster for the Lake George Assembly, and president of the Lake George League. Includes land deeds for properties in Pennsylvania, New York, and Massachusetts.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], D.S. Sanford papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1859-1900 Nov. 31
Box 1
Legal papers, 1854-1907
Box 1
Miscellaneous papers, 1898-1908
Box 1
Correspondence, 1901 Mar.-1904
Box 1
 


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Provenance

The D.S. Sanford papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at an unknown date, sometime prior to the 1970s.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff.

Encoded by Paula Jeannet and Jen Snow, June 2014

This collection has been given basic processing: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.