Found 2 collections related to City dwellers -- Diaries

Gross, Oren.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4428
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary kept Jan. 1, 1861 to April 20, 1862 by O. R. Gross (believed to be Oren Gross), a piano teacher from Truro, Massachusetts, living in New York City. Discusses boarding house life and social activities; mentions giving music lessons in part... more
Sturtevant, John J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2915
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Recollections of a resident of New York City from 1835-1905, describing stage lines, oil lamps and lamplighters, markets, theatres, museums, eating places, hotels, parks, yachting, steamships, fire companies, church-going, shops, residences of... more