Source

Duer family papers

Title
Duer family papers, ca. 1890-1955
Description
3.75 linear ft. (9 document boxes)
Abstract
William Duer (1747-1799) arrived in New York in 1767, settling on a tract of land north of Saratoga. Members of the Duer family include William Alexander, Lord Stirling (1726-1783), Revolutionary General; William Duer, 1747-1799, Revolutionary patriot; and William Alexander Duer (1780-1858), jurist and president of Columbia College from 1829 until 1842. Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942) graduated from Barnard College in 1899 with a degree in mathematics. In 1922 she became a Barnard trustee. Caroline King Duer (b. 1865) was her sister, and Elizabeth Meads Duer was their mother.
Finding Aid
Partial box list.
Summary
Typewritten and handwritten manuscript history of the Durer family compiled by Alice Duer Miller.
Restrictions
Photocopies and other reproductions may be purchased at cost.
Cite As
Duer Family Papers, ca. 1890-1955, Barnard College Archives.
Format
Manuscript Manuscript/Archive
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