Guide to the James Van Kirk (fl. 1813-1815), Surveyor Field Book 1813-1815 MG 235

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Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
Restrictions
Access Points
Related Material
Administrative Information

Container List

Field Book


Guide to the James Van Kirk (fl. 1813-1815), Surveyor Field Book
1813-1815
MG 235
The New Jersey Historical Society
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by James Lewis, July 2001, as part of the “Farm to City” project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. March 2006. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Van Kirk, James, fl. 1813-1815.
Title: James Van Kirk (fl. 1813-1815), Surveyor
Field Book
Dates: 1813-1815
Abstract: Consists of a field book of surveys kept by James Van Kirk from 1813-1815.
Quantity: .02 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection Number: MG 235

Biographical Note

James Van Kirk (fl. 1813-15) was a surveyor, possibly from Sussex County New Jersey, from at least 1813-1815.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a field book kept by James Van Kirk from 1813-1815 containing his surveys from Burlington, Hunterdon and Sussex Counties, New Jersey. Each survey documents the date, names of the owners of the property, dimensions of the property, and sometimes the county.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Van Kirk, James.
Subject Topics:
Surveyors–New Jersey.
Surveys–New Jersey.
Subject Places:
Burlington County (N.J.)
Hunterdon County (N.J.)
Sussex County (N.J.)
Document Types:
Field books.
Surveys.

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Related Material

Manuscript Group 45, Collector of Perth Amboy Port and Land Surveyor

                  Manuscript Group 965, Samuel Hayes (1728-1811), Land surveyor and cooperPapers

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 235, James Van Kirk (fl. 1813-1815), Surveyor
Field Book, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

The source of this collection is unknown.

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Container List

Field Book

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Field Book 1813-1815

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