Found 2 collections related to Harlem River (N.Y.) -- History

Greene, George Sears, 1801-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19039
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George Sears Greene (1801-1899) was a Union officer in the Civil War, a founder of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Architects, and was responsible for numerous railroads and aqueduct construction projects. These papers relate to a... more
Harlem Syndicate, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18371
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Harlem Syndicate was formed in the late 19th century with the object of building and operating inland wharves and basins on the Harlem River. The Syndicate held that the land did not belong to the City of New York, but to the descendants of... more