The Bridgehampton Museum owns and makes available many resources for the historical researcher. Some of these resources include:
• Over 1,300 historical photographs covering everything from circus parades to car races.
• More than 800 Books on United States, New York, Long Island, and local history & genealogy.
• Over 300 Historic Books and Bibles, with many of the bibles containing important genealogical information.
• Close to 1,000 decorative arts objects and household items dating from the 18th through 20th centuries.
• Over 1,500 billheads and receipts relating to life on the east end of Long Island, with a special focus on Bridgehampton.
• Over 100 ledgers, diaries, and daybooks dating from 1730 to the early part of the 20th century, including the records of the Hand Brothers Farm and the Hallock & Pierson Insurance Agency.
• A Letter collection numbering over 300 pieces that deal with everyday life on Long Island, with a particular focus on the lives of members of the Corwith family.
• A clothing and textile collection numbering over 2,100 pieces, most items dating from the late 19th to early 20th century.

 

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