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Catalog Number KSa23
Collection Kate Strong Historical Library
Object Name Records
Title Setauket Miscellaneous Collection
Creator Long Island Museum
Dates of Creation 1733-1966
Scope & Content Account books, deeds, letters, photographs, historical writings, scrapbooks, autograph books, trade bills, receipts, broadsides, programs, pamphlets and other papers relating to people, businesses and organizations in the Setauket and East Setauket areas. Items of note include a notebook of poems, essays and letters by Thoms G. Hodgkins, 1850-1892; a judgment in the case of David Carll vs. Long Island Rubber Company of Setauket, 1881, with letters, bills, an account book and other papers about the rubber company to 1898; a daybook of Tyler and Bros., 1874-1876; material on the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, c1900; a history of the Caroline Church, 1923, plus transcriptions of old church records, sermons, programs, clippings, subscription lists, bills, letters, church organization records and other materials, 1733-1966; school trustee reports, 1894-1898, with a list of parents in the district; and photos and postcards of Setauket pond and Setauket green, the old post office, schools, churches, the old Brewster house (subject of a painting by W.S. Mount); the piano factory, Old Field lighthouse, and other scenes, c1900-1940.
Size of Collection 2 cubic ft.
Notes Some Caroline Church records are transcriptions.
Credit line Museum Collection