Found 3 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century

Gilbert, George B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4405
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Gilbert family papers consist of correspondence, mainly letters to George B. Gilbert of New York City, and to Mrs. Maria R. M. Gilbert from her brothers, sister, and other relatives. Some letters relate to George B. Gilbert's work with the... more
Gerard, James W. (James Watson), 1823-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18364
.6 linear feet (1 volume)
James W. Gerard (1794-1874) was a prominent lawyer born in New York City. After graduating from Columbia, Gerard joined the New York Bar Association and became a prominent member of the city's legal community. He is notable for his work in... more
Committee of Fifteen (New York, N.Y. : 1900)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 608
17.5 linear feet (49 boxes)
The Committee of Fifteen was a non-partisan citizens' committee established in 1900 to investigate the cause and extent of the increase in prostitution and gambling in New York City and to promote legislation necessary to correct the problem. The... more
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