|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
Arranged by type of material: wills, bonds, deeds, etc.
A small but interesting collection of family documents that relate to the history of slavery and Columbia.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Van Wagenen Family Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
No accruals are expected
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers processed, ptl 10/28/2016.
2016-10-29 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
The Van Wagenen family is one of the oldest and most significant of early Dutch families who settled in the Hudson Valley of NY State, having left the Netherlands about 1637 and having inhabited Kingston on the shores of the Hudson River sometime around 1650.