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Recommended Reading on New Netherland

Details: The book is filled with the color illustrations for which Len is renowned and includes a historical overview of the Dutch on the Delaware by Dr. Charles Gehring, Director of the New Netherland Research Center. Journey into Mohawk Country by Harmen van den Bogaert and George O'Connor.

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Books for Students

Details: In between is a bestselling history that captures all the conflict and drama of the place, a first-hand account of what the Dutch discovered in this "beautiful and fruitful land," and a graphic novel taking you on an adventure to the Mohawks in 1634. (Titles link to the NNI Shop if the book is available there, otherwise to Amazon.)

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Books GG and HH, Patents and Deeds, 1630–1664

Details: However, book GG also contains "Indian deeds" which record the purchase of land from Native Americans for the West India Company and several patroons. Records in the series span the years 1630-1649, 1651, 1654-1661, and 1664. For more on the arrangement and publication of the Dutch Colonial Manuscripts, see the compilation of the introductions

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Online Publications

Details: Book II, Land Deeds, 1652–1653. The Andros Papers: Files of the Provincial Secretary of New York During the Administration of Governor Sir Edmund Andros, 1674–1680. Kingston Papers, 1661–1675. Register of Salomon Lachaire, Notary Public of New Amsterdam, 1661–1662. From the Collections of the Albany County Hall of Records

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New Netherland Land Papers: Volumes GG, HH & II

Details: The second series, which originally constituted Dutch record book II (referred to as HH, Part 1 in E.B. O’Callaghan’s Calendar ) contains deeds recorded by the provincial secretary from September 5, 1652 until October 15, 1653. During this period, the provincial secretary maintained a separate book of deeds, which he labeled “II.”.

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Book II, Land Deeds, 1652–1653

Details: BOOK II, LAND DEEDS, 1652–1653. This series contains deeds recorded by the provincial secretary from September 5, 1652 until October 15, 1653. During this period, the provincial secretary maintained a separate book of deeds, which he labeled "II." Prior to and following this period, deeds were recorded in the register of the provincial

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New Netherland Institute :: Volumes XI–XV, Correspondence

Details: De Hooges Memorandum Book A chronicle of Rensselaerswijck, c. 1648–1656 . About the New Netherland Institute. For over three decades, NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots. In 2010, it partnered with the New York State Office of Cultural Education to establish the New Netherland Research Center, with matching funds from the State

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Meindert De Jong

Details: Meindert De Jong was an award winning children’s book author. He did not start writing books until he was 32 years old. He did so, because a local librarian felt he had the potential to be a good writer. De Jong’s first book, entitled, “The Big Goose and the Little White Duck”, was published in 1938.

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Peter Spier [1927]

Details: “The Book of Jonah”, published in 1985, “We The People: The Constitution of the United States”, published in 1987, “Here Come the Fire Trucks’, published in 1988, and finally, “The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night”, published in 1994. Spier was born in Amsterdam on June 6, 1927.

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Guide to Seventeenth Century Dutch Coins, Weights and Measures

Details: However, in the thirty years following publication of that work, Mr. van Laer uncovered much additional information which he noted in his copy of the book. The following charts incorporate material selected both from the original list and from the annotations.

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New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch / New Netherland

Details: First page from the Resolution Book of Curaçao F rom 1974 to 2010, the New Netherland Project translated and transcribed over 7,000 pages of Dutch-language administrative records from the archives of New Netherland, now in the collections of the New York State Archives and …

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New Netherland Institute :: Volumes IV–X, Council Minutes

Details: Volume 7, Council Minutes (entries in this volume are duplicated in volumes 6 and 8) Volume 8, Council Minutes, 1656–1658 (published book) Volume 9, Council Minutes, 1660–1661 (translation in process) Volume 10, Council Minutes, 1661–1665 (translation in process)

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The Memorandum Book of Antony de Hooges

Details: THE MEMORANDUM BOOK OF ANTONY DE HOOGES. Antony de Hooges served as business manager of Rensselaerswijck, beginning somewhere between March 1645 and February 1646 and running through March 1648. De Hooges recorded the colony’s business and some personal observations in the Memorandum Book.

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NEW YORK HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS: DUTCH

Details: in the book of “Council Minutes” for the years 1650 and 1651, which has been lost. It is also possible that no patents were recorded in the West India Company’s records at New Amsterdam in the years 1652 and 1653. During these years eleven extant patents were issued: nine for the Fort Orange- Beverwyck area and two for Long Island.

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ILLUSTRATING THE MANHATTAN PURCHASE

Details: This is a painting of the Purchase of Manhattan Island by Peter Minuit by an unidentified artist, 1939. In the collection of the New York Historical Society. I found the illustration on the web. This information comes from the citation in the following book: “Peter Stuyvesant and the Origins of New York” by L.J. Krizner and Lisa Sita, 2001.

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New Netherland Fort Orange Records, 1656–1678

Details: De Hooges Memorandum Book A chronicle of Rensselaerswijck, c. 1648–1656 . Online Exhibits. A Tour of New Netherland Wander a lost world stretching from Connecticut to Delaware . About the New Netherland Institute. For over three decades, NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots. In 2010, it partnered with the New York State Office

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Nicholas Roosevelt

Details: John H. B. Latrobe wrote a book, published in Baltimore, Maryland in 1971, about Roosevelt and his work on steamboat development. Much of the material in this bio is based on the information in Latrobe’s book. Even Fulton is quoted as stating, ”I have no pretensions to be the first inventor of the steamboat.”

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Annual Hendricks Award

Details: The Annual Hendricks Award is given to the best book or book-length manuscript relating to any aspect of New Netherland and the Dutch colonial experience in North America up to 1776 and its legacy. The award carries a prize of $5,000, as well as a framed print of Len Tantillo's painting Fort Orange and the Patroon’s House.

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Breuckelen A Tour of New Netherland

Details: Breuckelen (Brooklyn) In 1636, about twelve years after Dutch settlers began to establish the community of New Amsterdam at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, a handful of pioneers among them spread across the East River to set up plantations on the western-most edge of Long Island.

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Walter (Walt) Whitman

Details: The book was followed in 1876 by the poem, "Two Rivulets". Although Whitman was only in his late fifties, his illness slowed down his productive output, and no important publications were published. There was, of course, the 1876 edition of "Leaves of Grass", the first edition to which he put his name.

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David van Nostrand

Details: The book was published in 1992 by Krieger Publishing of Malaber, Florida, and was a reprint of the original 1952 edition. The price quoted was $ 55. Following the death of David Van Nostrand in 1886, the Van Nostrand family turned the management, and probably the ownership, of the company over to the Crane family in 1888.

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Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1638–1660

Details: Catalog record. Manuscript images in the New York State Archives' Digital Collections (please note that Volume 1 burned in the 1911 fire) Volume 1, Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1638–1642 transcription (docs 95 – 143 only) Volume 1, Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1638–1642 translation (published book images) Volume 2

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Carl van Vechten

Details: Carl Van Vechten was an enormously creative artist, becoming a noted author, and later, at age 52, a superb portrait photographer. It is unusual for an artist to follow two distinctively different career paths and achieve fame in each area. Van Vechten is still best known for his book, published in 1926, which portrayed African-American society

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Hendrik Willem van Loon

Details: The book remained popular, and was updated by van Loon during his life, and later by his son, and still later by other historians. Van Loon’s target audience for his books was the younger adult. He was apparently successful because he was able to make turgid historical material come to life for the reader. Van Loon emphasized crucial

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William Henry Vanderbilt

Details: William Henry Vanderbilt [1821-1885] Industrial/Commercial Leader. William Henry Vanderbilt was the oldest son of Cornelius Vanderbilt [1794-1877], the American entrepreneur of both shipping and rail transportation during the 19th century. Although Cornelius, the father had married at age 19, he was quite upset when his son William also wanted

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Frans B. M. de Waal

Details: His other book or volume publications are listed below. They are: “Peacemaking among Primates”, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1989, “Natural Conflict Resolution”, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2000, with F. Aureli, “The Ape and …

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A GUIDE TO DUTCH MANUSCRIPTS RELATING TO NEW …

Details: iv INTRODUCTION The information in this guide is intended to furnish researchers with the location of source material relating to New Netherland, describe relevant documents and collections, and di-

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New Netherland Institute :: Volumes XVI, Part 1

Details: De Hooges Memorandum Book A chronicle of Rensselaerswijck, c. 1648–1656 . About the New Netherland Institute. For over three decades, NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots. In 2010, it partnered with the New York State Office of Cultural Education to establish the New Netherland Research Center, with matching funds from the State

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Gravesend A Tour of New Netherland

Details: Gravesend. She was an aristocrat and an early champion of the cause of religious freedom. She was also the first woman to found a settlement in the New World. Her name was Lady Deborah Moody, and, by any definition, she was one of the most remarkable women of the seventeenth century. In England, she became a devotee of the anabaptist sect

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Peter John (Pat) Zondervan

Details: The religious book selling business prospered, and in 1932, they decided to also go into the publishing business. They discovered a promising Dutch language book entitled, “Women of the Bible”, by Abraham Kuyper, the famous Dutch theologian and politician, who …

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NEW YORK HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS: DUTCH

Details: from Dutch Settlers Society of Albany, Year Book, Vols. XXX and XXXI (1954-1956). IX. much of it faded and almost undecipherable. It required infinite caie and patience, accurate knowledge of the language, old and new. and fine eyesight to make anything out of the dim words. It is understood that it took him two years to translate 200 letters

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Hendrik G. (Hank) Meijer

Details: The book was published in 1984 by Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is still available through Amazon.com. Little is known about how much time Hank Meijer devoted to the family business during those early years of the growth of the Meijer super center retailing chain.

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The Memorandum Book

Details: MEMORANDUM BOOK iii Contents Acknowledgments iv Introduction v A Copy of Various Acts and Other Noteworthy Memoranda [A-Series] 1 Memoranda and Lists of the Tithe and the Third-Share and the Numbers of Livestock [B-Series] 84 Index of Personal Names 116

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New Netherland Institute :: Gallery of Artifacts

Details: The Documents. Gallery of Artifacts. In 1986 the 17th century Dutch artifacts excavated at the Flatts and at Fort Orange were placed in a permanent interpretive exhibit at Crailo State Historic Site in Rensselaer, New York. Most of the artifacts featured in this gallery are from the Crailo collection. Special thanks to Paul Huey, retired

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Curacao Papers 1640 1665

Details: council, appointed thereto by the director and council, inventory and describe the same in a book kept expressly for this purpose, according to form. The commissary shall keep good and [ ] copybooks of these inventories and registers which are also to be sent over to us [ ]. The aforesaid director shall keep all the personnel and people, placed

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William J. Bouwsma

Details: The book's title was, "Concordia Mundi: The Career and Thought of Guillaume Postel, 1510-1581". The book was clearly in the genre of biography, but most of his future work, with the exception of another biography on John Calvin, published over 30 years later, was focused on the history of the Renaissance.

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New Netherland Institute :: The New Netherland Institute

Details: Every book published under this new agreement will bear the name and logo of both NNI and the Press, and each book will appear as an e-book as well as in traditional print formats. The agreement not only enhances the early American offerings of Cornell University Press but signals a …

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Colen Donck A Tour of New Netherland

Details: Colen Donck. He was the Yonkheer-the squire or "young sir." Adriaen Van der Donck was one of New Netherland's most distinguished residents, and a notable American who has been unjustly forgotten by history. He trained as a lawyer at the prestigious Leiden University in the Netherlands, but then, seeking adventure, applied for the position of

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John Hoyer Updike

Details: John Updike is an amazing and prolific writer. He has published over 60 books during his writing career, not counting his contributions in the New Yorker, and received numerous awards and recognitions for his work. In 1981, he received his first Pulitzer Prize, in fiction, for his book, “Rabbit is Rich”. Ten years later he received his

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The Dutch Influence on Golf Dutch Treat

Details: For more on the Dutch influence on golf see Steven J. H. van Hengel's 1982 book Early Golf and Charles Gehring's essay "Material Culture in the Seventeenth-century Dutch Colonial Manuscripts," in New world Dutch studies : Dutch arts and culture in colonial America, 1609-1776 : proceedings of the symposium.

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NEW YORK HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS: DUTCH

Details: Thus book “C”, which was described in an 1820 catalogue of records as “the provincial proceedings of the Governor and Council, Resolutions, Ordinances, Decrees, Sentences, and decisions of controversies, from 19th November, 1652 to 31st December, 1654;” and book “AA” as “being memorials of council and

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Gloria Laura Vanderbilt

Details: Gloria Vanderbilt was a public persona throughout her life. She currently is still active. In midyear 2005, she was interviewed by CBS to discuss her latest book, a romance memoir. That year was also the year in which she turned eighty. The 2005 book was not her only book.

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Douglas (Doug) Meijer

Details: Douglas (Doug) Meijer [1955] Doug Meijer was the second son of Frederik Meijer [1919-2011], and the grandson of Hendrik Meijer, Sr. [1883-1964]. The senior Hendrik Meijer was the founder of the super center retailing chain bearing his name. Hendrik Meijer began his retailing business as a grocery retailer in 1934, with the help of his wife and

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