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A Guide to the De Mey van Streefkerk Family Papers

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2011


Descriptive Summary

Creator: De Mey van Streefkerk family
Title: De Mey van Streefkerk Family Papers
Dates: 1725-1830
Abstract: Reproductions of letters and other documents pertaining to the sugar plantations operated by the De Mey van Streefkerk family in the Dutch colony of Surinam in the West Indies.
Extent: 0.4 Linear feet. 1 box.
Identification: MS Group 81b
Language(s): Dutch

Biographical/Historical Note

The De Mey van Streefkerk family was a Dutch family who owned several sugar plantations in the colony of Suriname.


Scope and Content

Letters and documents regarding a Dutch family in the West Indies during the years 1725-1830. Related to plantations and slavery in the Dutch colony of Suriname. These are reproductions of selected documents found in a collection at the University of Minnesota.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Related or Separated Material

The original collection of De Mey van Streefkerk family papers is held at the University of Minnesota James Ford Bell Library.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], De Mey van Streefkerk Family Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Rosamary Bran-Shute, 1976.



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