Found 18 collections related to Autographs

Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4623
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lydia Huntley Sigourney, born Lydia Howard Huntley, was a 19th century American poet and educator. Her letters discuss social engagements; the education of young ladies in Connecticut; books of interest or purchased; and matters relating to the... more
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4636
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several brief letters and autographs of American abolitionist and author Harriet Beecher Stowe, and a draft of a letter to the editor of the [New York?] Tribune regarding life in Florida dated February 8, 1877. Also includes a copy of the poem... more
Collings, Beatrice
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18378
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Beatrice Collings managed the Royal York hotel (and later, the Royal Albion) in Brighton, England, with her sister's husband, boxing and sports promoter Sir Harry Preston. The vistors' book includes photographs, autographs, sketches, caricatures,... more
Levy, Richard John -- collector
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4809
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet Collection contains letters and documents signed by prominent political figures, military leaders, authors and scientists. The date span of the collection is from 1766-1935. Notable individuals include... more
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18365
4.54 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Patricia Cornwell (1956- ) is a contemporary American crime writer. The Patricia Cornwell collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and published material concerning Jack the Ripper collected in the course of her research for her book... more
Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3221
2.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Samuel Ward (1814-1884) was an American lobbyist, financier, author, and adventurer. He was the son of the banker Samuel Ward (1786-1839) and the grandson of Samuel Ward (1756-1832) soldier and merchant. His sister was Julia Ward Howe, author of... more
Barbour, James, 1775-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 205
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Barbour (1775-1842) was a Virginia planter and political figure. Collection consists of letters to Barbour chiefly on political and public affairs, and letters from Barbour to family members and others. Correspondents include John Quincy... more
Somerville, Randolph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-052
.75 linear feet
This collection includes photographs and prints of actors and actresses from the late 19th and early 20th century, especially those associated with Shakespearean theatre in New York City. The images were primarily collected by professor Randolph... more
Harkness, Edward Stephen, 1874-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1318
3.3 linear feet (29 v.)
Edward Stephen Harkness (1874-1940) was a trustee of the New York Public Library. His wife and co-collector, Mary Stillman Harkness, died in 1950. Collection consists of holograph manuscripts, autograph letters, documents, and signatures... more
Feldman, Theo, 1891-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 985
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Theo Feldman (1891-1957) lived in Vienna, Austria, and New York City. Collection contains correspondence and other papers, ca. 1910-1957, of Feldman relating to his friends and associates in the Austrian and German literary, musical and theatrical... more
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 474
2.2 linear feet (11 boxes)
Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. Collection consists of letters written to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie chiefly relating to social matters.
Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 972
3 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 v.)
De Coursey Fales (1888-1966) was a New York City lawyer and banker who collected books and manuscripts. He donated his book collection to New York University and split his manuscript gifts between N.Y.U. and the New York Public Library. Autograph... more
Johnson, Merle De Vore, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1574
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Merle De Vore Johnson (1874-1935) was an American bibliographer and book collector, as well as a cartoonist and illustrator. He compiled bibliographies on Mark Twain, James Branch Cabell and American first editions, and collected books and... more
Holz, Julius
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1426
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Julius Holz was publisher of the New York Herald. Collection consists of letters, postcards and miscellaneous papers of authors, artists, musicians, journalists, and other prominent German figures.
Walsh, Townsend
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3213
The Townsend Walsh Papers (1763-1935, bulk 1890-1935) consist of the professional and personal papers of theatrical press agent Townsend Walsh (1872-1935). The collection includes important material relating to both the theatre and circus in the... more
Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 115
19 linear feet (48 boxes)
Alfred Anthony Williams (1860- ), theologian, author and educator, was an executive and administrator of the Committee of the Federal Council of Christ, founder of the Federation Committee of Good Will Between Jews and Christians, and treasurer of... more
Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935
Music Division | JPB 91-94
75 linear feet
Marcella Sembrich was a Polish born coloratura soprano who sang leading roles in European and American opera during her highly successful career. From 1898 to 1909 she was a regular member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York. She continued... more
Auchincloss, Reginald
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 149
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of autograph letters and documents of European scientists, mainly French chemists and physicians from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Also, a few letters from politicians and people in the arts.