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Archives of William E. Hutton II / Joan King Chapin Families

William Edward Hutton and Joan King Chapin were married October 15, 1938, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan

William Edward Hutton and Joan King Chapin were married October 15, 1938, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Collection Facts at a Glance

Benefactors:
The Archives of W. E. Hutton II/Joan King Chapin Families was sold at auction and were acquired from a Rare Book Seller by Archives and Special Collections in January, 2009. Special Collections is grateful for assistance from Provost Paul Forestell and Dr. Don Ungarelli, former Dean of University Libraries, for acquisition of this priceless archive.
 
Collection Time Period:
Early 20th Century - 1998
 
Abstract:
The LIU Post Campus of Long Island University has a special relationship with William E. Hutton II and his family. William E. Hutton II was the grandson of financier William E. Hutton and cousin of Marjorie Merriweather Post's second husband, E. F. Hutton. William E. Hutton II married Joan King Chapin in 1938. Joan Chapin was the daughter of Hudson car magnate Roy D. and his wife Inez Chapin of Michigan. William and Joan Hutton lived on a 26 acre estate adjacent to the LIU Post Campus of Long Island University from 1945-1965 at which time LIU purchased their estate. Special Collections is delighted to make this archive accessible for general and research interests.
 
Scope and Content:
All of the items in the archives are original and range from the early 20th Century - 1998. They are divided into the following series:
 
      700 Personal family correspondences
350 Family and Miscellaneous Photographs
30+ Business papers
 
90 Miscellaneous documents
100+ Family business mementos/ephemera
Several Newspaper clippings
 
Location:
Archives and Special Collections Reading Room
 
Repository:
Archives and Special Collections.
B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library,
LIU Post Campus / Long Island University,
Brookville, NY 11548
 
User Restrictions:
The Collection is available for viewing in the Archives and Special Collections' Reading Room. Requests for digital images are considered on a case by case basis. Please call or email us for an appointment.
 

Hutton / Chapin Finding Aid

 
Note: Rare Bookseller's Invoice for W. E. Hutton Family Archive is in Box Binder 1

Jarron Jewell - Archivist
Renee Hochberg, Jeremy Lauber, Marie Drucker - Graduate Interns
Karen Klein - Graduate Independent Study

Contact Information

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Long Island University
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Email: jarron.jewell@liu.edu

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