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Lockwood de Forest papers, 1858-1980, bulk 1870-1930

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Series 5: Personal Business Records , 1869-1931
0.3 Linear feet
Box 2, OV 6

Personal business records include a wide range of financial and legal records. Financial records consist of ledgers, account records, receipts, invoices, and other material mostly related to Lockwood de Forest's businesses. Legal records contain contracts and agreements on the management of properties and businesses.
This series is arranged as 2 subseries, reflecting the original order.
  • 5.1: Financial Records, 1869-1923
  • 5.2: Legal and Other Records, 1880-1931
The bulk of this series has been digitized, except for blank pages and duplicates.
5.1: Financial Records, 1869-1923
Financial records consist of ledgers, account records, bills, receipts, invoices, and shipping records. Some of the material in this series is related to Lockwood de Forest's business designing furniture and importing objects from India, notably the records related to his business partner, philanthropist Muggunbhai Hutheesing.
Description Container
Ledger, 1880
Ledger possibly belongs to Meta Kemble de Forest.
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Meta Kemble de Forest Ledger, 1881
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Ewart Latham & Co. Account Records, circa 1882
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General Account Records, 1911-1912
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Muggunbhai Hutheesing Account Records, 1881
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Muggunbhai Hutheesing Account Records, 1882
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Muggunbhai Hutheesing Account Records, 1886
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Muggunbhai Hutheesing Invoices (1 of 3), circa 1880-circa 1889
Oversized invoices housed in OV 6.
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Muggunbhai Hutheesing Invoices (2 of 3), circa 1880-circa 1889
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Muggunbhai Hutheesing Invoices (3 of 3), circa 1880-circa 1889
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Receipts and Invoices, 1869-1879
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Receipts and Invoices, circa 1882-circa 1889
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Receipts and Invoices, 1904-1922
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Shipping and Transportation Costs, 1882-1923
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Inventory of Purchases in India, circa 1880-circa 1889
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Miscellaneous Financial Records, circa 1880-circa 1920
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Oversized Muggunbhai Hutheesing Invoices digitized with material from Box 2, Folder 47, circa 1880-circa 1889
OV 6
5.2: Legal and Other Records, 1880-1931
Legal records include contracts, agreements, certificates, and deeds related to assets, properties, and business. There is documentation related to the management of several properties, mostly de Forest's houses in New York City and Santa Barbara, in the form of leases and inventories of contents.
Description Container
Agreement with Warren, Fuller & Lange, 1883
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Deed on the Sale of Stocks, 1931
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Deeds and Other Documents for Santa Barbara Property, 1917-1921
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Inventory of Items at 335 4th Avenue, New York, circa 1882-circa 1900
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Inventory of Contents at 7 East 10th Street, New York, circa 1890-circa 1915
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Inventory of Objects Loaned or Stored at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, circa 1912-circa 1914
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Legal Contract with Muggunbhai Hutheesing, 1882
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Legal Contract with Louis C. Tiffany, 1882
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Legal Contract Regarding a Trust Fund, 1890
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Memorandum on Burial, 1930
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New York City Apartment Leases, 1883
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Record of Sale of 7 East 10th Street, New York, 1922
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Shipping Insurance Policy, 1881-1883
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Wedding Certificate Signed by Witnesses (Photocopy), 1880
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