Found 6 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 19th century

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
Reform Club (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 554
.65 linear feet (4 volumes)
The City Reform Club was organized at the home of Theodore Roosevelt as a non-partisan club to promote better municipal government in the city of New York.
O'Conor, Charles, 1804-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6409
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Charles O'Conor was an American lawyer and compatriot of Samuel J. Tilden. He played a prominent role in the prosecution of William M. "Boss" Tweed and members of the Tweed Ring. His papers consist chiefly of correspondence, including letters to... more
Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4686
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Fernando Wood was an American Democratic politician who served as mayor of New York City; United States Representative; and Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in both the 45th and 46th Congress. This collection consists predominantly of... more
Hoyt, Jesse
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4318
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jesse Hoyt was a counsellor at law and Collector of Customs for the port of New York City. He wrote these letters to Edward Curtis, U. S. Representative from New York, in 1837 and 1838. The letters relate to politics, the New York Customs House,... more
Van Ness, William Peter, 1778-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4659
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
William Peter Van Ness (1778-1826) of Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York and New York City was a lawyer, U.S. District Court judge, author, and Columbia College graduate. He was active in Democratic-Republican politics and served as Aaron... more