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Lansing Family papers

Identifier: SCA-0076

Content Description

Correspondence, maps, and legal documents relating to real estate in the Albany area. Mostly the papers of John Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829).


  • Creation: 1633 - 1936
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1784 - 1829

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


3.21 Cubic Feet

10 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The bulk of collection was donated by F. Lansing Stebbins (UC 1927), most probably in 1956. Later donations were made by his wife, Ruth B. Stebbins, in 1968 and 1973.

Processing Information

In 2017, collections 76 (Mss L295p1) and 77 (Mss L295p2) were combined to create SCA-0076.

Guide to the Lansing Family papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady NY 12308 United States