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Trent family

Trent Family Papers

1850-1996
3 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Call no.: MS 373

Five generations of an African-American family that achieved commercial success and wealth through the restaurant and catering business as well as extensive real estate investments at the turn of the 20th century in New York City, Brooklyn, and Sea Cliff, Long Island, New York. Includes letters, public and church records, news clippings, ephemera, a videotape, and 87 photographs.

Subjects
African American capitalists and financiers--New York (State)--Biography
African American families--New York (State)--History
African Americans--Genealogy--Handbooks, manuals, etc
African Americans--New York (State)--Biography
African Americans--New York (State)--Social life and customs
Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949
Capitalists and financiers--New York (State)--Biography
Fuller, Meta Warrick, 1877-1968
Landowners--New York (State)--Biography
Restauranteurs--New York (State)--Biography
Smith family
Smith, William H. (William Henry), 1836-1923
Trent family
Types of material
Baptismal certificates
Deeds
Genealogies
Photographs
Vital statistics records
Wills

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