Found 11 collections related to New York (State) -- Politics and government

Rice, William Gorham, 1856-1945
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2566
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This scrapbook was created by William Gorham Rice who served as secretary to New York Governors Grover Cleveland and David B. Hill. The volume contains various printed documents, such as governor's messages, governor proclamations, lists of New... more
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3867
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
This item is an incomplete draft of New York Governor Silas Wright's first annual message to the state legislature (January 7, 1845). Along with the draft is a letter written by Congressman Ransom Hooker Gillet (1873).
Lansing, John, 1754-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19033
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1829. The John Lansing, Jr. papers consist mainly of letters received from prominent business and legal figures... more
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-71
6 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 4 track mono, 10 in.; 6 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 4 track mono, 10 in.
Vito Marcantonio was a New York politician active from the early 1930's up to his death in 1954. He was a congressman for the 18th New York District from 1935 to 1937 and from 1939-1951. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City in 1949. He... more
New York Times Company.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17811
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times and Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. Together with Edward B. Wesley they founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851. The collection... more
Wells, Gabriel, 1862-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2167
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection brings together various deeds, indentures, receipts, governmental reports, and other documents related to the early history of New York Colony and State (1673-1799). Among these items are papers from New York governors Richard... more
Wells, Gabriel, 1862-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2176
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection brings together various deeds, indentures, receipts, governmental reports, and other documents related to the early history of New York Colony and State (1673-1799). Among these items are papers from New York governors Richard... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17781
78 linear feet (137 boxes, 189 volumes, 8 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Adolph Simon Ochs was an American newspaperman and the publisher of the New York Times for almost forty years, from 1896 to 1935. Under his leadership, the paper acquired an international reputation for objective and trustworthy reporting. The... more
Van Cortlandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3130
3 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
Members of the Van Cortlandt family were major Westchester County landowners and New York politicians from the 17th to the 19th century. The Van Wyck family was related to them by marriage. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2212
7.64 linear feet (14 boxes, 25 oversize folders, 1 folder)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to many aspects of New York State history, including military and court documents, land indentures and deeds, maps, family papers, letters, certificates, seals, official government resolutions,... more
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17853
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American historian and Robert F. Kennedy supporter and biographer. Addressing a private group in a Brooklyn Heights (New York City) home on October 5, 1964, Schlesinger delivered... more
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