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Descriptive Summary

Historical/Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Administrative Information

Access Points

Inventory

Guide to the Ludlum Family Papers
1929
Control # L-15

Finding Aid prepared by: Lewis, Ian

Archives at Queens Library
Queens Borough Public Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432

Phone: (718) 990-0770


Descriptive Summary

Creator Ludlum family
Title Ludlum Family Papers,
Dates: 1929
Abstract: The Ludlum Family resided in Jamaica, Queens. Clarence Ludlum was the Vice President of Home Insurance Company. The Ludlum family was related to the Denton family of Hempstead through marriage. The Ludlum family kept a family record to detail the members of their family.
Extent: 1 folder, .5 cubic feet
Identification: L-15
Location: The material is located in the Archives at Queens Library. The regular sized box number designates the regular sized box location. The location for oversized boxes is listed in the Manuscripts Shelf Location Register. Boxes containing photographic prints and negatives are listed in the Image Collections Location Register.

Historical/Biographical Note

The Ludlum Family Papers highlights the Ludlum Family of Jamaica, Queens. The Ludlum family was related to the Denton family of Hempstead through marriage. William Denton and Lydia Ludlum celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary in 1894. Clarence A. Ludlum was the Vice President for the Home Insurance Company of New York. The Ludlum family maintained a Family record of relatives detailing births, marriages, and deaths.

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Scope and Content Note

The Ludlum Family Papers (1 folder, 1929) highlight various documents maintained by the Ludlum family of Jamaica, Queens. The bulk of the collection consists of family records detailing births, marriages, and deaths in the Ludlum family. The collection includes:

A menu for a luncheon held in honor of Clarence A. Ludlum by the Insurance Institute of America.

Newspaper clipping detailing the luncheon being held for Clarence A. Ludlum.

A small business card with Mr. Clarence A. Ludlum’s signature.

Settlement of estate for Waite Ludlum.

A Christmas card from Clarence A. Ludlum.

Two family records detailing births, marriages, and deaths in the Ludlum family.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Creator of item, date of item (if known), identification of item, if a photograph its control number. Ludlum Family Papers, Archives at Queens Library, Queens Borough Public Library.

Provenance

The provenance of this collection is unknown.

Access Restrictions

Open for research without restrictions. Manuscripts are only available in the Archives at Queens Library, please call (718) 990-0770 for hours. Manuscript users will be required to complete the division's Manuscript Usage Form and deposit their photograph identification or Queens Borough Public Library card with a staff member. The identification will be returned to the user after she/he has returned the material. Manuscript users will deposit all their personal items behind the reference desk. Manuscript users must use the division's loose sheets of paper for note taking. To reiterate, no pen of any type is permitted. Paper and a pencil are available upon request. Manuscript users may be required to use special handling procedures depending on the conditions of the material.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the:

Archives at Queens Library
Queens Borough Public Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432
Phone: (718) 990-0770

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Access Points

Subject Names:

  • Ludlum, Clarence A.

Subject Family Names:

  • Denton family
  • Ludlum family

Subject Topics:

  • Family records
  • Luncheons

Subject Places:

  • Jamaica (New York, N.Y.)

Document Types:

  • clippings (information artifacts)
  • family papers
  • menus

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Inventory

[The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.]

Ludlum Family Papers ( 1929, 1 folder)
Box - Folder: 843-5

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