Found 5 collections related to New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865

Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 573
1 linear foot (1 box and 1 v.)
George Clinton (1739-1812) was a soldier in the American Revolution; the first governor of New York State, 1777-1795 and 1801-1804; and Vice-President of the U.S. under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, 1805-1812. Collection consists of... more
Fitch family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1015
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Fitch family of Otsego County, New York, was a branch of the Fitch family of Connecticut who traced their ancestry to England. Collection consists of deeds and transactions of original settlements along the Hudson River and in Cooperstown,... more
Cooper, Zebulon
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18775
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Zebulon Cooper ledger (1805-1817) documents Cooper's tannery and general store business in Southampton, Long Island. The volume also contains several loose account fragments spanning 1796 to 1861. The ledger details Cooper's commercial... more
Gansevoort, Peter, 1749-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23873
2.07 linear feet (9 volumes)
Peter Gansevoort was an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He took part in the invasion of Canada and commanded Fort Stanwix (renamed Fort Schuyler), defending it against a British attack in August of 1777. This... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1109
211 linear feet (368 boxes, 153 volumes, 12 oversized folders)
The collection consists chiefly of papers of members of the Gansevoort, Lansing and Melville families and reflects the social, business, and political interests of the families, their friends and associates. Also included are some papers of... more
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