Found 7 collections related to Lenox, James, 1800-1880

Arber, Edward, 1836-1912
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6713
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Contains one letter dated 8 Oct. 1887 and provides a list of rare books and publications Arber is offering for sale. One title offered is "A Transcript of the Registers of the Stationers' Company of London, 1554-1640." This title is referred to... more
Calverley, Charles, 1833-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 8150
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter concerning, and photograph picturing, Calverley's stone bust of Reverend John Maclean.
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4431
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters, notes, calling cards, autographs, and other items from American author, historian and Unitarian clergyman Edward Everett Hale. Several letters are to New York Public Library Director John Shaw Billings, and relate to... more
Lenox, James, 1800-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1732
4 linear feet linear feet (9 boxes)
Papers document the life of the New York bibliophile James Lenox, with an emphasis on his book collecting and philanthropic activities.
Rich, O. (Obadiah), 1777-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2568
.5 linear feet (1 box, 2 v.)
Obadiah Rich (1783?-1850) was an American book dealer who dealt extensively in Americana. In 1844 he bought Henri Ternaux de Compans's collection of American early printed books and manuscripts, then sold it through Henry Stevens to James Lenox in... more
Lenox Library
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG2 4856
NYPL Archives Record Group 2 consists of the records of the Lenox Library, a non-circulating research library founded by James Lenox (1800-1880) in New York City in 1870. In 1895 the Lenox Library was consolidated with the Astor Library and the... more
Duyckinck family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 873
32.7 linear feet (82 boxes, 60 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1816-1878) and his brother George Long Duyckinck (1823-1863) were biographers, editors of The Literary World between 1848 and 1853, and editors and publishers of the Cyclopedia of American... more
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