Found 27 collections related to Washington, George, 1732-1799

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3608
4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller
Black and white and some color photographs, posters and prints mostly of New York City buildings and streets, including Battery Swimming Baths (Battery Park Baths), photograph by E.J. Lecocq (ca. 1900), 2 photographs of renderings of the New York... more
Order of United Americans
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2299
.31 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
The Order of United Americans was formed in New York City in 1944 as a nativist benevolent association of American-born laborers. It quickly attained nationwide membership. Though it did offer some retirement benefits to its members, it was mainly... more
United States. Continental Army. New Jersey Regiment, First (1777-1783)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3089
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Orderly book of the New Jersey Brigade was kept in various places in New York and New Jersey and records general orders of George Washington and Nathanael Greene, courts martial, the treason of Benedict Arnold, and other topics.
Washington Monument Association (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3233
0 linear feet (1 box)
Collection is comprised primarily of correspondence between R. D. Hart (secretary of the Washington Monument Association) and Issac B. Lyon; also included are addresses and other items written by Lyon. Materials relate to a proposal to erect a... more
Grosvenor, Thomas, 1744-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1260
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Thomas Grosvenor (1744-1825), a lawyer, was a Revolutionary War officer and public official of Pomfret, Connecticut. Collection consists of correspondence, military records and diary. Commonplace book, 1779-1783, contains records of Connecticut... more
Morrell, T. H. (Thomas H.), active 19th century
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2061
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Original autograph letters of the presidents of the United States, from Washington to Johnson, including an engraved portrait of each except Lincoln, collected by T.H. Morrell in New York, ca. 1865. Letters of Lincoln and Johnson and the engraving... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 195
60 linear feet (432 v. and 15 boxes)
George Bancroft (1800-1891) was an American historian, diplomat and public official who wrote the ten-volume History of the United States. Bancroft's positions included Collector of the Port of Boston, Secretary of the Navy under Polk, Minister to... more
Pierrepont, Henry Evelyn, 1808-1888
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4845
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Correspondence between Henry Evelyn Pierrepont and others (including George Champlin Mason and Benson J. Lossing) regarding the Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington first owned by William Constable and later bequeathed to The New York... more
Washburn, Mabel Thacher Rosemary
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T Mss 2003-033
1 portfolio
Mabel Washburn was a genealogist, historian, and author, who served from 1927 to 1935 as genealogical editor of the Journal of American History. Major William H. Cobb was an attorney based in Elkins, West Virginia, who was also a presiding officer... more
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3230
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Holograph manuscript (32 pp.), dated United States, 1796 September 19, of President George Washington’s Farewell Address to the nation, with his emendations. In this document, Washington informs his “Friends & Fellow Citizens” that he will not... more
Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4588
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Israel Putnam was a General in the Continental Army noted for his strategic efforts and leadership at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The papers consist mainly of receipts and inventories, including bills for goods and sundries such as wine, household... more
McLane, Allan, 1746-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4542
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters written by Continental Army officer and Delaware statesman Allan McLane pertaining to his service in the Continental Army, and to his work as Collector of the Port of Wilmington. An undated essay or statement by McLane titled "A... more
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23122
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Notebook kept by George Washington, first President of the United States, while a colonel in charge of the Virginia militia during the French and Indian War, 1757. Memoranda concern military matters and consist of his outlines for letters to be... more
Levy, Richard John -- collector
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4809
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet Collection contains letters and documents signed by prominent political figures, military leaders, authors and scientists. The date span of the collection is from 1766-1935. Notable individuals include... more
Stewart, John Appleton, 1865-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2887
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes)
John Appleton Stewart (1865-1928) was an American manufacturer and promoter. In addition to his business activities as director of various manuufacturing companies, he was well-known for his promotion of patriotic causes and his interest in... more
Randolph, Benjamin, . 1791
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3550
The ledger consists of monies owed to Randolph and the date and method of payment. Little detail on what was sold or work performed is given. Many prominent Philadelphians are mentioned in the volume. Bills reveal that Randolph sold a desk and... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 196
29 linear feet (42 boxes, 37 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, dispatches, writings by Bancroft and others, legal papers and accounts, clippings, notes, photographs, and research materials. General correspondence, 1823-1890, contains Bancroft's correspondence, 1847-1849,... more
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 927
30.83 linear feet; 108 boxes, 21 volumes
The portion of the Emmet Collection housed in the Manuscripts and Archives Division consists of approximately 10,800 historical manuscripts relating chiefly to the period prior to, during, and following the American Revolution. The collection... more
Kohns, Lee, 1864-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 645
6 linear feet (19 boxes, 3 v.)
Collection consists of letters and documents, ca. 15th-19th centuries, collected by Lee Kohns. American and European historical, literary, artistic, and scientific figures are represented.
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3231
5.52 linear feet (11 boxes, 15 volumes, 9 oversized folders)
George Washington (1732-1799) was a Virginia planter, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution, and first President of the United States. The Washington Papers comprise manuscript items by or related to George... more
Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2780
1.7 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v.); 2 microfilm reels
Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith (1806-1893) was an author, lyceum lecturer and early activist on behalf of women's rights. Her writings included novels, poetry, children's books, plays, essays, stories, and articles for newspapers and magazines. She... more
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1336
.8 linear feet (4 boxes)
Charles Henry Hart (1847-1918) was a lawyer, art critic and art historian. He served as director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1885-1904 and was an authority on early American portraits. He chaired the Committee on Retrospective... more
Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1044
75 linear feet (130 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes and transcripts, student notes and notebooks, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, miscellaneous papers, and printed matter. General correspondence, 1862-1938, is between Ford and historians,... more
Livingston, William, 1723-1790
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1785
3 linear feet (14 v.)
William Livingston (1723-1790), a lawyer, was the first governor of New Jersey. After practicing law in New York, he was a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776 and also a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. He served as... more
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2701
19.79 linear feet (55 boxes, 17 volumes, 15 oversized folders)
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, military records, land records, and other papers... more
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1297
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Alexander Hamilton (1754-1804) was a Founding Father, soldier, lawyer and statesman. He served as the first United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1789 to 1795. The Alexander Hamilton papers, dated 1775-1804, primarily consist of letters and... more
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3368
.9 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797) and Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833) were American statesmen from Litchfield, Connecticut. George Gibbs (1815-1873), grandson of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., was a lawyer, historian, and ethnologist. The collection consists... more
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