Found 50 collections related to Correspondence

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Cox, Louise Osborne, 1885-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23871
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Poultney Bigelow (1855-1954) was a journalist and author. This collection consists primarily of his letters to his friend Louise Osborne Cox, who lived in Watertown, New York, and had a summer home on Grindstone Island. Bigelow's letters date from... more
Berry family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 483
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Berry family collection consists of seven pieces of correspondence, apparently written by members of the Berry family, dating from 1863-1918, and spanning three states and Europe. There is also one typescript entitled "My Bit in the World War... more
Goin, Edward F. (Edward Franklin), 1873-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 558
.3 linear feet (3 folders)
The Goin Family collection is a miscellaneous collection of documents related to Reverend Edward F. Goin, pastor of the Dixwell Avenue Congregational Church in New Haven, Connecticut (1901-1943), his daughter, Viola Goin Palmer, his son, Edward M.... more
Simms, Hilda, 1918-1994
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 539
27.86 linear feet (59 boxes, 4 volumes)
Hilda Simms (1920-1994) was an actress best known for playing the title role in the American Negro Theater production of Anna Lucasta that moved successfully to Broadway in 1944. Her acting career also included film,... more
Green family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 584
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Green family letters comprise correspondence of the Green family, namely between Charlotte Green and her husband Frisby Green, who worked as a waiter, coachman and valet and moved around either with his employer or on his own while Charlotte... more
Casey, Mamie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 675
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Mamie Casey letters consist primarily of letters written by William Dye Smith to his cousin, Mamie Casey, during the period he served in the army. The letters principally discuss his romantic relationship with Casey. As there are no letters... more
Rummonds, Richard-Gabriel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2645
86.1 linear feet (178 boxes, 2 volumes); >77.8 Megabytes (2 computer files)
Richard-Gabriel Rummonds (1931- ), is a noted hand-press printer and the founder, printer, and publisher of the Plain Wrapper Press and Ex Ophidia Press which published fine art limited editions of poetry and prose by contemporary authors. He has... more
Fisher Family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 312
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Fisher family papers touch on five members of the Fisher family: the siblings Rudolph (1897-1934), Pearl, and Joseph, and their father, John Wesley, and mother, Glendora Williamson. Rudolph Fisher was a Harlem Renaissance author best known for... more
Hirschfeld, Al
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-108
49.12 linear feet (108 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 10.5 mb (7 computer files)
Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003) was an American caricaturist known for his distinctive black and white line drawings. The Al Hirschfeld papers (1905-2006) hold thousands of photographs documenting twentieth-century theater, film, and television; they... more
Leary, Rosemary Woodruff
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23932
11.15 linear feet (24 boxes, 1 volume); 11.75 mb (48 computer files)
Rosemary Woodruff Leary (1935-2002), (also known as "Ro" and Sarah Woodruff), sought to educate people about the psychedelic experience. Woodruff lived for over twenty years as a fugitive for her role in assisting her husband, Dr. Timothy Leary,... more
Brown, Earl, 1903-1980
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 254
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Earl Brown was an African-American journalist and Harlem politician. The Earl Brown papers date from 1934 to the 1970s and document aspects of Earl Brown's journalistic and political careers, and include correspondence (1934-1960), drafts of his... more
Hewitt, Vivian D.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 602
25.95 linear feet (63 boxes)
Vivian Hewitt is a former librarian and collector of Haitian and African American art. Her papers date from 1929 to 2015, and primarily document her social and family life, volunteer work, and art collection. Hewitt's papers also include materials... more
Capalbo, Carmen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-018
4.53 linear feet (12 boxes)
The Carmen Capalbo papers (1936-1991) consist mainly of professional files of American director and producer, Carmen Capalbo (1925-2010), but also include a small amount of personal material. The bulk of this collection is composed of production... more
Willis, Deborah, 1948-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 452
30.82 linear feet (75 boxes); 74.24 mb (107 computer files)
Deborah Willis (b. 1948) is an African American photographer, curator, historian of photography, author, and educator. The Deborah Willis professional files date from 1944 to 2011 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s), and document her work on photographic... more
Musser, Tharon
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2007-020
37.5 linear feet (90 boxes, 1 tube); 143.36 kb (4 computer files)
Tharon Musser was a prominent 20th-century American lighting designer, working on theatre, dance, opera, special events, and industrial shows. The Tharon Musser lighting designs and papers contain materials collected and created by Musser over the... more
Black, John Baxter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23785
11.55 linear feet (28 boxes)
John Baxter Black (1924-2014) was a writer and historian who wrote daily diary entries from 1936 to 2014. His diaries chronicle his life in Mansfield, Ohio; London; New York; at boarding school and university; and in the army. This collection... more
Goldsmith, Barbara
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18068
99.64 linear feet (157 boxes, 31 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 3.58 gb (1492 computer files)
Barbara Goldsmith (1931-2016) was an American author, journalist, and philanthropist known for her non-fiction and New York City-based cultural commentary. The Barbara Goldsmith papers date from approximately 1900 to 2016 and document Goldsmith's... more
St. Philip's Church (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 67
100.23 linear feet (220 boxes, 8 volumes, 4 oversized folders)
The St. Philip's Church records (1867-1994, bulk dates: 1957-1978) document the administrative, spiritual, and social service activities of the Harlem-based Episcopal church. The majority of the collection reflects the career of Pastor Moran... more
Adamz-Bogus, SDiane, 1946-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 729
14.23 linear feet (35 boxes); 96.04 mb (7 computer files)
SDiane Adamz-Bogus (b.1946) is a writer, educator, and new age healer; who is also known as Shariananda Adamz and The Oracle Soul-Joiner. The SDiane Adamz-Bogus papers date from 1946 to 2002, and document her work and life through correspondence,... more
Williams, Dudley, 1938-2015
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 462
17.79 linear feet (38 boxes, 6 oversized folders, 7 tubes)
Dudley Williams (1938-2015) was an African American modern dancer who spent most of his long performance career with the Alvin Ailey Dance Company. The Dudley Williams papers document his professional and personal life through correspondence,... more
La Touche, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1970-005
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Latouche (d. 1956) was a lyricist who wrote for many Broadway musicals. The John Latouche lyrics and scripts date from about the 1940s to 1956. The collection contains lyrics for songs by Rudy Revil and Vernon Duke, including songs from the... more
Bard & Calkins
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6198
76.52 linear feet (183 boxes)
Bard & Calkins was a New York City law firm that practiced corporate and estate law. The firm's records date from 1876 to 1960, and consist of case records, correspondence files, and financial information. The collection provides insight into the... more
Horowitz, Michael, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23962
9.28 linear feet (24 boxes)
Michael Horowitz (1938- ), an archivist, author, and publisher, was Timothy Leary's archivist and safeguarded Leary's papers following his 1970 escape from prison. The Michael Horowitz collection on Timothy Leary reveals Horowitz's role as... more
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 475
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Carnegie Corporation was founded in 1911 by Andrew Carnegie to continue his philanthropic work after his death. In 1901 Carnegie offered the City of New York 5.2 million dollars to establish a branch library system. The collection consists of... more
Bonnemere, Eddie, 1921-1996
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 356
11.08 linear feet (28 boxes)
Eddie Bonnemère was an African American composer, church musician, jazz pianist, and New York City public school teacher. Bonnemère's papers comprise correspondence, music compositions, and promotional materials that detail his musical pursuits... more
Silverman, Stephen M.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-042
12.13 linear feet (31 boxes); 104.448 kb (9 computer files)
Stephen M. Silverman (1951-) is an American biographer, journalist, editor, and an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. This collection includes research materials and drafts of books,... more
Northeasterners, Inc.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 349
18.96 linear feet (40 boxes, 11 volumes)
The Northeasterners, Inc. was founded as a social organization for African-American women in 1930 by Agatha Scott Davis (d. 2002), the wife of Brigadier-General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. This organization brings together women of similar social and... more
Tripp, C. A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23206
28.71 linear feet (49 boxes); 1.16 mb (37 computer files)
The C. A. Tripp papers date from the 1940s to 2013 and document Tripp's writings and research on human sexuality (with an emphasis on homosexuality) and his collaboration with Alfred Kinsey. The majority of the collection is comprised of... more
Lang, Harold, -1985
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 339
3.56 linear feet (11 boxes)
Harold Lang (1920-1985) was an American dancer in ballet and on Broadway. The Harold Lang papers date from 1917 to 1986 and document his personal life as well as his career in ballet companies, in Broadway musicals, and as a professor of dance at... more
Carroll, Jim
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22985
21.77 linear feet (54 boxes, 9 oversized folders); 25.48 mb (113 computer files)
Jim Carroll was an American poet, diarist, and rock musician associated with the downtown arts scene in New York City. Carroll is known for his published diaries of youth and early adulthood and as vocalist and songwriter for the Jim Carroll Band.... more