MS Am 889.278
Riker, James, 1822-1889. James Riker papers, 1877-1890: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
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Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 889.278
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Riker, James, 1822-1889.
Title: James Riker papers,
Date(s): 1877-1890 and undated
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of New York historian James Riker.
No accession number. Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell; received: 1918.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
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James Riker Papers, 1877-1890 (MS Am 889.278). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
James Riker (1822-1889) was a New York historian and genealogist.
Arranged alphabetically by author or title.
Contains a clipping, financial statement, notes and correspondence; some concern Riker's
book Harlem (City of New York): Its Origin and Early Annals (New York, 1881), and other subjects.
- (1). Clipping on James Riker, undated. 1 folders
- (2). Riker, James, 1822-1889. Correspondence with David G. Francis, 1877-1890. 1 folders
1890 letter is to Mrs. Riker.
- (3). Riker, James, 1822-1889. Financial statement to Alex. B. Johnson, 1887. 1 folders
- (4). Riker, James, 1822-1889. Notes for Harlem (City of New York): Its Origin and Early Annals and other writings : autograph manuscript, undated. 11 folders
Notes are unsorted and appear incomplete.
- (5). Riker, James, 1822-1889, recipient. Letter and notes from George C. Beekner?, 1879.