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titleJohn Jay Ide collection, 1772-1984.
repositoryThe New-York Historical Society
collection titleIde's collection of correspondence, articles, accounts, pamphlets, clippings, issues of periodicals, engravings, photographs, cabinet cards, essays, household expense books, a a manuscript, and other papers related to the Jay family (1772-1984).

Correspondence is mainly of and between members of the family of Peter Augustus Jay; relations by marriage, including the Banyars, Rutherfurds, and Clarksons; and friends and business acquaintances. People represented in the collection include Peter Augustus Jay, Elizabeth Clarkson Jay, Anna Maria Jay, John, Walter, and Mary Rutherfurd, Maria Jay Banyar, Matthew Clarkson, Helen C. and Henry A. Dubois, Mary Munro, Mary Prime, William Dawson, William Jay, and Sarah Jay. Twentieth century materials chiefly concern Ide's research on identifying the location of the Hotel d'York where the Paris Treaty was signed in 1783 and information related to the treaty's bicentennial.

Location:
New York Historical Society Manuscripts Department
Call Number:
John Jay Ide Collection
extent2 linear ft. (3 boxes and loose material).
formatsCorrespondence
accessPlease contact repository for access and restrictions.
record linkhttps://library.nyu.edu/persistent/lcn/nyu_aleph001728776?institution=NYU&persistent
record sourcehttp://www.bobcat.nyu.edu
updated02/07/2020 18:20:26
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titleJohn Jay Ide Collection, 1911-1962 (bulk 1920-1945)
repositoryNational Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560
collection titleThis collection primarily documents Ide's affiliation with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Particularly noteworthy are his correspondence, war notebooks, and intelligence reports.

The war notebooks contain technical information on British aircraft and U.S.-built aircraft in service in Britain during World War II. Researchers are advised that much of the information in the intelligence reports is still security classified and might not be available for immediate reference use.

Bio / His Notes:
John Jay Ide (1892-1962) graduated from Columbia University with a Certificate of Architecture (1913), then studied at the Ecole des Beuax Arts, Paris, in 1914. He was an architect with H. T. Lindeberg in New York, 1916-1917 and 1920-1921. He then served as a technical assistant for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics at the American Embassy in Paris, 1921-1940, and again from 1949 until his retirement. During World War II he served active duty in the Bureau of Aeronautics of the Navy Department in Washington, D.C.

Organization:
Arrangement: 1) Correspondence, 1911-1962, and undated; 2) war notebooks; 3) intelligence reports, 1921-1940; 4) miscellaneous; 5) pre-1921 materials; 6) financial records; 7) William Knight, 1919-1920; 8) AERONAUTICAL EXPORT DIRECTORY, 1940; 9) duplicate intelligence reports, 1921-1940; 10) scrapbook

extent10.81 cubic feet
formatsBusiness Papers Correspondence Notebooks Ephemera
accessThe intelligence reports contained within the collection contain security classified information.
record linkhttps://airandspace.si.edu/collection-objects/john-jay-ide-collection-1911-1962-bulk-1920-1945
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
updated05/29/2018 14:11:53
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titleScrapbook, 1779-1800, 1935-1938.
repositoryThe New-York Historical Society
collection titleScrapbook volume of correspondence, memorabilia and original historical documents (1779-1800; 1935-1938) relating to the career of American statesman John Jay, assembled by his descendent John Jay Ide of New York City. Historical documents, 1779-1800, collected by Ide include items of official correspondence, appointments, and commissions written or signed by John Jay in his capacity as Governor of New York, jurist, congressional leader, or United States Chief Justice.

Additionally included are numerous printed and original engraved portraits of John Jay. Twentieth century materials, 1935-1938, include news clippings, photostats of historical documents, as well as Ide's correspondence with Henry Haye, Mayor of Versaille, and others, and principally relate to Ide's research on the identifying the location of the Hotel d'York where the Paris Treaty was signed in 1783.

Historical Note: Architect, New York City; descendent of American statesman John Jay.
extent1 v. (ring binder)
accessOpen to qualified researchers at The New-York Historical Society
record sourcehttp://bobcat.library.nyu.edu
updated05/29/2018 14:21:39
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