Found 4 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1865-1898

Chester, George M. (George Morell), 1838-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22941
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter (6 p.) from American newspaper journalist George M. Chester (1838-1891) to his mother, 1871 July 16, providing a vivid eyewitness account of the New York City Orange Riot of July 12. Chester was the son of John and Catherine M. Chester of... more
McAlpin, David Hunter, 1816-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1931
21 linear feet (22 boxes)
David Hunter McAlpin (1816-1901) was a tobacco manufacturer and philanthropist. In addition to owning the tobacco firm, D.H. McAlpin Company, he also made substantial investments in real estate including the McAlpin Hotel in New York City and was... more
Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3092
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The first series, 1792-1894, represents the bulk of the papers and consist of letters, certificates of registration for crews and vessels, returns of manifests, documents regarding imports and exports, petitions for various positions and... more
Daly, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1816-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 724
17.66 linear feet (12 boxes, 32 volumes; 1 microfilm reel)
Charles Patrick Daly (1816-1899) was an American jurist, lecturer and writer who served as a judge of the New York City Court of Common Pleas for over forty years, the last twenty-seven as chief justice. Maria Lydig Daly, his wife, was active in... more