Samuel B. Ruggles papers, 1801-1881.

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1801 - 1881
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2643
Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881
Content: Samuel Bulkley Ruggles (1800-1881) was a lawyer, public servant and real estate developer in New York City. He actively promoted public works such as the Croton Aqueductsystem to bring water to New York City. As Canal Commissioner, 1839-1858, he worked to improve the Erie Canal system. He also served as a trustee of Columbia College and the Astor Library.
Ownership: 1935 Harzof, M. Gift
Content: The Samuel B. Ruggles Papers document the business and civic activities of the New York lawyer, developer and public servant.
Ownership: MSS 38M110
Physical Description
Extent: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12390857
MSS Unit ID: 2643
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3fa126a0-c61f-012f-d5e9-58d385a7bc34
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