Adam Gerard Mappa Papers

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Adam Gerard Mappa papers
Creator: Mappa, Adam Gérard, 1754-1828
Call Number: A.M29
Dates: 1773-1833, 1898-1902, 1972
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in Dutch; Flemish
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Adam Gerard Mappa papers
Creator: Mappa, Adam Gérard, 1754-1828
Call Number: A.M29
Dates: 1773-1833, 1898-1902, 1972
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in Dutch; Flemish
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Adam Gerard Mappa (born Delft, Holland, November 25, 1754; died Trenton, New York, April 15, 1828) came to the United States in 1789 and, after an unsuccessful attempt as a typefounder in New York City, became a land agent for the Holland Land Company, settling in Oldenbarneveldt (now Trenton), New York. His home, built about 1810) still stands in the village.

Scope and Content
The Mappa Papers include 47 letters, 1778-1833 and undated, the majority being for the period 1789-1795. Almost all are in Dutch, with the rest in French. The correspondence is both personal, and pertaining to the business of the Holland Land Co., particularly in the Boonville and Oldenbarneveldt (Trenton) areas of Oneida County, N. Y.

Also in the collection are 10 deeds, 1773-1806; a manuscript funeral sermon for Mappa, 1828; 5 manuscripts relating to the Mappa house in Trenton, N.Y., 1810 and undated, and 2 later published descriptions of the house.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Oneida County
Architecture
Land titles
Correspondence
Deeds
Mappa, Adam Gérard, 1754-1828
Holland Land Company
Access
The Adam Gerard Mappa papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Adam Gerard Mappa papers, A.M29, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
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Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1-3Correspondence, 1778-1794
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, 1795-1833, undated
Box 1, Folder 5Material relating to Mappa house, Trenton, N.Y., 1810, undated
5 manuscript items

Box 1, Folder 6Manuscript funeral sermon for A.G. Mappa, 1828
Box 1, Folder 7-8Deeds, etc., 1773-1806
Box 1, Folder 9Genealogical data
Two 18th century manuscript pieces in Dutch

Box 1, Folder 10Printed matter in Dutch
4 clippings

Box 1, Folder 11Printed material describing Mappa house, Trenton, N.Y., 1898-1902 1972


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