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DeLancey Nicoll papers, 1890s

Summary Information

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Call No.: MS#1413
Bib ID 6134821 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Nicoll, De Lancey, 1854-1933
Title DeLancey Nicoll papers, 1890s
Physical Description 1.68 linear feet (4 document boxes)
Language(s) English .
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A large group of 340 letters to Herman Oelrichs, about a dinner for the retiring DeLancey Nicoll, New York City District Attorney, 1893. Group of 190 condolence letters, and 40 telegrams, and a quality of signed and unsigned calling cards, all in two large albums, all sent to Nicoll on the death of his son.

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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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); DeLancey Nicoll papers, Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

See also: New York City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Edwin Patrick Kilroe collections

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed Karen A-V 2006.

Revision Description

April 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Chamber of Commerce & Industry (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nicoll, De Lancey, 1854-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public prosecutors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public prosecutors -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

DeLancey Nicoll, the prominent New York City District Attorney (Graduated Columbia Law School 1876). He was the DA who convicted President Grant's partner, Fred Ward. His family was prominent in New York City for almost 300 Years.