Found 5 collections related to Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York

Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23029
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Emended holograph manuscript (21 leaves) of "In the Gateway of Nations," signed by Jacob A. Riis (1849-1914), journalist, author, social reformer, and photographer. Riis was born in Denmark and emigrated to the U.S. in 1870. While working as a... 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
Sanders, Ronald, 1932-1991
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3617
Ronald Sanders was an author, teacher, and lecturer on Jewish history and related topics. His papers include correspondence with family and friends, as well as other authors of note such as Yehuda Amichai, Sir Isaiah Berlin, Peter Gay, Shlomo... more
New York Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18363
97.37 linear feet (231 boxes)
The New York Foundation is a philanthropic foundation, established in New York City in 1909 for the purpose of providing financial support towards "altruistic purposes, charitable, benevolent, educational, or otherwise." For over a century, the... more
Williams, William, 1862-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3346
6.81 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
William Williams was a New York lawyer and the Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island for two terms, 1902-1905 and 1909-1913, and the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Water Supply, Gas, and Electricity from 1914 to 1917. His... more
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