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Object Name Invitation
Date May 9, 1905
Title [Invitation to the opening of the Tottenville Ferry Hotel]
Description Invitation. Rectangular white card stock with black printed inscription and serrated edges; invitation is in its original paper envelope. Inscription on the invitation: "Tottenville, N.Y. / May 9, 1905 / Dear Sir, / You and your friends are most / cordially invited to attend the GRAND OPEN- / ING of the Tottenville Ferry Hotel, foot of Bent- / ley Street, near Ferry House, on Saturday, Sund- / day and Monday, May 13, 14 and 15, 1905. / Yours truly, / S.N. Broderson, Prop. / An Excellent Supper will be served." Printed inscription in the upper left corner of the envelope: "Tottenville Ferry Hotel / S.N. Broderson. Prop. / Tottenville, S.I."
(Keywords: Bentley Street, New York)
Acquisition Gift of the Estate of Minnie Wood
Ownership and History The Tottenville Ferry Hotel was located on Bentley Street in Tottenville, Staten Island (near the ferry to Perth Amboy, New Jersey). The hotel's proprietor was Soren N. Broderson (1859-1915).
Earliest Date 1905
Latest Date 1905
Material Paper
Subjects Hotels
Invitations
Ephemera
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 39.001.0024
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2015.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.