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Found 6 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- History

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Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2140
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is an inventory of records of the city clerk of New York (1647-1906), and surrogate records of the city and county of New York (1665-1914). Also present is a sketch of the material found among the Bureau of Design and Survey. These... more
Andrews, William Loring, 1837-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3774
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains "New York City History. Check-List." by William Loring Andrews as well as correspondence with Mr. Leech and Dodd, Mead, and Company and a certificate from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Also included in this folder are letters from his... more
Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1547
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v., 1 oversize folder)
Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849-1913) was an American journalist and author; Catherine Ann Drinker Janvier (1841-1922) was a painter and author. They traveled extensively in Mexico, England and France and wrote guidebooks, fictional works and... more
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1542
Records of a social settlement founded in 1891 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan by The King's Daughters, an organization of Episcopal church women, and Jacob A. Riis. Incorporated in 1898 as The King's Daughters Settlement, the institution was... more
Mitchell, Joseph, 1908-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23209
56.58 linear feet (127 boxes, 4 volumes, 2 oversized folders); 419.23 mb (504 computer files)
The Joseph Mitchell papers (1838-2011) primarily relate to Mitchell's career as a journalist and New Yorker writer and his proclivity to document life in New York City. The collection is comprised of correspondence,... more
Westervelt, Harman C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3299
.6 linear feet (3 oversize v.)
Harman C. Westervelt was an American historian. Collection consists of Westervelt's essays on various features of New York City, miscellaneous papers and letters, and newsclippings. Essays concern churches, parks, prisons, fire department, the... more
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