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Rendells, Inc. Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Rendells, Inc.
Title: Rendells, Inc. Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1856-1874
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Miscellaneous material from manuscripts dealer Rendells, Inc. (Kenneth W. Rendell)
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Rendells, Inc., formerly Kenneth W. Rendell, is a New York-based dealer in historical documents, manuscripts, letters and artifacts. It has been in operation since the late 1950s.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Rendells, Inc. Collection consists of three items: a print of a portrait of Abraham Lincoln, a loan certificate from the city of Philadelphia for $200 made out to a Catharine Sheridan, and a loan certificate from the District of Richmond for $500 made out to Robert Allen. The latter is printed on a large folio sheet with 77 small "warrants" each for $15 in half-yearly interest.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Portraits.


Municipal finance -- United States.
Municipal bonds -- United States.


Philadelphia (Pa.)
Richmond (Va.)

Genres and Forms

Bonds (negotiable instruments)
Financial records.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Rendells, Inc. Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Kenneth W. Rendell, 1980.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 8 Nov 2010
Revision history:

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SC 650 Portrait of Lincoln, two municipal bond (loan) certificates 1856, 1874, undated

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