Christoph, Peter R(ichard)
CHRISTOPH, Peter R(ichard)
CHRISTOPH, Peter R(ichard). American, b. 1938. Genres: Genealogy/Heraldry, History. Career: New York State Library, Albany, assistant cataloging librarian, 1965-68, senior librarian for manuscripts and history, 1968-72, associate librarian for manuscripts and special collections, 1972-88, editor of New York Historical Manuscripts, 1974-86, senior editor, 1986-, director of Project to Translate and Edit the Archives of New Netherland, 1974-87, associate librarian for New Netherland Project, 1988-91. Publications: Albert Andriessen Bradt: A Norwegian Settler in Rensselaerswyck, 1987; The Dongan Papers, 1683-1688, 2 vols., 1993-96; The Leisler Papers, 1689-1691, 2002. EDITOR: (with K. Scott and K. Stryker-Rodda) The Kingston Papers, 1661-1675, 2 vols., 1976; Administrative Papers of Governors Richard Nicolls and Francis Lovelace, 1664-1673, 1980; (with F.A. Christoph) Books of General Entries of the Colony of New York, 1664-1688, 2 vols., 1982; (with F. Christoph) Records of the People of the Town of Bethlehem, 1690-1880, 1982; (with F. Christoph) Records of the Court of Assizes for the Colony of New York, 1665-1682, 1983; (with F. Christoph) The Andros Papers: Files of the Provincial Secretary of New York during the Administration of Governor Sir Edmund Andros, 1674-1680, 3 vols., 1989-91. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to genealogy and history journals and books. Author of introductions and prefaces to books.