Walter Averill Collection

Repository

Dutchess County Historical Society

549 Main Street

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Postal Address:

PO Box 88

Poughkeepsie NY 12602

(845) 471-1630

www.dchsny.org

contact@dchsny.org

Access Number

1995.0024

Processed by

Finding Aid Author: Gregory Wiedeman, 2012

Arranged by: unknown

Described by: unknown

Preservation work: n/a

Encoded by: n/a

Date Completed

2012 November 15

Creators

Walter Averill

Extent

5 linear ft

Dates

Inclusive: 1888 – 1969

Bulk: 1916 – 1969

Conditions Governing Access

No Restrictions

Languages

English

Scope and Content

The collection consists of material primarily concerning the Poughkeepsie Chamber of Commerce and the Nelson House. Included is:

Minutes of the Poughkeepsie Board of Trade, 1888 – 1905 (one bound book)

Minutes of the Poughkeepsie Retail Merchants Association, 1893 – 1907 (one bound book)

Minutes of the Poughkeepsie Chamber of Commerce, 1916 – 1923 (six bound books)

Minutes of the Poughkeepsie Chamber of Commerce, 1923 – 1936 (six bound books)

Scrapbook of the Poughkeepsie Exposition, 1924 (one bound book)

Scrapbooks of Poughkeepsie Business, 1922 – 1924 (one bound book)

Scrapbooks of Poughkeepsie Business, 1926 – 1927 (one bound book)

Scrapbooks of Poughkeepsie Business, 1927 – 1931 (one bound book)

Scrapbooks of Poughkeepsie Business, 1936 – 1938 (one bound book)

Nelson House files, 1919 – 1943 (one box, 64 files)

Nelson House files, 1961 – 1969 (one box 9 files)

Provenance

The Walter Averill Collection was donated to the Dutchess County Historical Society by Walter Averill in 1995.

Subject Headings

Business records; Commerce; Local Business; Nelson House

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