Found 26 collections related to Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891

Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6618
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This folder contains six letters. Two letters are addressed to Worthington C. Ford and dated April 11, 1895 and April 23, 1895. One letter is addressed to Gordon L. Ford with a corresponding envelope. The other three items are letters to L.... more
Atherton, Charles Gordon, 1804-1853
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6786
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American politician and laywer, U. S. Congressman from New Hampshire, 1837-43, U. S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1843-49, 1852-53. Four letters.
Bourne, Wm. Oland, 1819-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7591
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters to J.N. Ford (1876), to James C. Holden (1881), and to Gordon Lester Ford (undated).
Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6449
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Abbbott, Benjamin Vaughan, 1830-1890
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6431
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American lawyer and author. Brother of Austin Abbott, and partner with him in the law firm, "Abbott Brothers.". Two letters.
Abbott, Austin, 1831-1896
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6430
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American lawyer and author. Brother of Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, and partner with him in the law firm "Abbott Brothers."
Armstrong, Maitland, 1836-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6737
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American painter and worker in stained glass. Contains two letters; one to Gordon L. Ford.
Adams, John Quincy, 1833-1864
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6486
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American politician. Grandson of the 6th President John Quincy Adams. Unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts in 1867 and 1871. . Two letters. One letter to Gordon L. Ford Esq.
Bridgman, Herbert L., 1844-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7758
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Twenty-three letters to and from Bridgman, including several to Gordon L. Ford.
Bright, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7772
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters to Gordon Ford (1863), and the publisher of the New York Tribune (1873).
Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1831-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3453
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Anna Leonowens (1831-1915), born Anna Harriett Emma Edwards, was an Indian-born British travel writer, educator, and social activist. The papers consist mainly of letters from Leonowens to prominent businessman and lawyer Gordon Lester Ford and... more
Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 13659
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Cruse Murphy (1810-1882) was an American lawyer, politician and historian. His papers consist mainly of correspondence with various lawyers, jurists, and statesmen; and correspondence with members of the board of the Brooklyn, Flatbush and... more
Callicot, Theophilus C. (Theophilus Carey), 1826-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4129
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Theophilus Carey Callicot (1826-1920) was an American lawyer, newspaper editor and politician. The papers relate mainly to Callicot's stint as Customs Collector in Brooklyn, 1865-1868, and his subsequent arrest for traffic in illegal liquor.... more
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4064
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist of correspondence, circular letters, clippings, U.S. Customs accounts of distilled spirits, a sworn statement of Bowen's abolitionist beliefs, and other personal and professional papers belonging to Henry C. Bowen, a collector... more
Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6410
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters to and from American soldier, publisher, and author George Haven Putnam relating to matters of writing, publishing, editorial concerns, and "a scheme for the incorporation of the Knickerbocker Press." One letter, dated February 11, 1864,... more
Hill, J. W. (John William), 1812-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4447
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists mainly of correspondence between British-born American painter John William (J.W.) Hill and various friends and family members, including Gordon Lester Ford and his wife, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford. Letters discuss social... more
Nordhoff, Charles, 1830-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901) was an American journalist and author. He edited the New York Evening Post from 1857 to 1871, was the New York Herald's Washington correspondent from 1874 to 1890, and wrote political works and books about the sea. He... more
Cady, J. Cleveland, 1837?-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4113
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Primarily outgoing letters from New York architect J. Cleaveland Cady to Gordon Lester Ford, dated 1866 to 1888. Also includes letters from Cady to E.S. Mills and other individuals, a few invoices and receipts, and a letter from Cady's wife, Julia... more
Johnson, Laura Winthrop, 1824-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1573
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Laura Winthrop Johnson (1825-1889) was an American author. Collection consists of Johnson's correspondence, poems and newsclippings. Correspondence concerns family affairs, literary matters, travel in Europe, and current events.
Cook, Clarence, 1828-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4301
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Clarence Chatham Cook (1828-1900) was a 19th-century American author and art critic known for his expertise in archeology and antiquities. The collection consists mainly of letters written by Cook to English landscape artist T.C. Farrer. Also... more
Ford family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1039
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Ford family members in this collection are all related to Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), businessman, lawyer and collector of Americana. They include his father, Lester Ford (1798-1888) of Lebanon, Conn.; his mother, Eliza Burnham Ford (d. 1834);... more
Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1040
11 linear feet (24 boxes)
Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891) was a businessman, lawyer and collector of Americana. He practiced law for much of his life but his main interests were business and real estate investment. He was president of the New London, Willimantic & Palmer... more
Ford, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler), 1826-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1038
6.34 linear feet (16 boxes)
Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford was an educated nineteenth-century women who wrote prolifically from adolescence until her death in 1893. Her work was published in a variety of contemporary literary journals, magazines, and newspapers. She was the... more
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 215
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Phineas Taylor Barnum (1810-1891) was an American showman. He originated the traveling circus, and in 1881 with his leading rival, James Bailey, formed the Barnum and Bailey Circus. Barnum also was active in Connecticut politics and served as... more
Cooper, Madge Huntington
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18248
2.35 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Ford, Roelker, and Turle families were united by intermarriage and resided in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. The members of these families include the descendants of Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a prominent businessman and lawyer,... more
Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4048
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Justin Winsor (1831-1897) was an American librarian and historian. He was superintendent of the Boston Public Library from 1868 to 1877, and librarian of Harvard University from 1877 until his death. The collection contains letters to Justin... more
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