Found 9 collections related to New York (State) -- Description and travel

Taylor, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2957
.48 linear feet (3 volumes)
Robert Taylor kept these diaries (3 vols.) from December 11, 1824-July 1, 1825; September 24-28, 1844; and February 5, 1846-August 1, 1847 Taylor kept the 1824-1825 diary during a voyage on board the "Gypsy," owned by Josiah Williams & Co., from... more
Felton, Silas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 986
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Silas Felton (1776-1828) was the son of a prosperous farmer from Marlboro, Massachusetts. was a schoolteacher, store owner, land surveyor, and later became an elected town clerk.
Chamberlain, Thomas, 1814-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 510
2 v
Thomas Chamberlain (1814-1891) was an immigrant from England who worked as a printer in the United States. He married Deborah Ann Bugbee in 1845 and became a U.S. citizen in 1859. Chamberlain's diary describes his departure from Portsmouth,... more
Miller, C[?]
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17766
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This travel diary was kept by C[?] Miller from January 1-December 31, 1856 and contains brief entries made during a journey from Wisconsin to Vermont and then to the author's home in New York (at Morrisania?). Entries describe preparations and... more
Grant, Francis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1195
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Journal of a tour from New York to Albany, Niagara, Montreal, Quebec, Lake Champlain, and Lake George, with an account of the country and Indian trade to the west of Lakes Michigan and Superior, dated April 27 to July 21, 1767. 71 page typewritten... more
Miller, Hiram
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1999
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Hiram Miller made entries in this diary between August and September 1833, during a trip to Schenectady via Albany and the Hudson River, from Schenectady to Skaneateles and Auburn on a canal boat, and on his return home. Miller commented on towns... more
Dubois, Marguerite Delavarre
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 850
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Marguerite Delavarre Dubois kept this diary from 1907-1908. Most entries were made in 1907 and describe her social life in New York City; study of French and German; painting; attendance at theaters; visits to Saratoga, Lake George, Plattsburgh,... more
Duncan, James, d. 1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 859
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
James (John) Duncan (d. 1848), from Northern Ireland (County Down), emigrated to America and settled in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. He was the uncle of Canadian author Norman Duncan (1871-1916). Collection consists of Duncan's diary, copies of... more
Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 261
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872) was the founder and editor of the New York Herald.