Found 10 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Societies and clubs

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Pocahontas Memorial Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2440
.29 linear feet (1 box)
These records include the association's certificate of incorporation, a list of officers, financial statements, letters (1909-1916), newspaper clippings, and various ephemera created by the group. This national association was founded in 1906 to... more
Sunshine Settlement
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2928
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
The records of the Sunshine Settlement of New York City includes financial records (1905-1911) and a meeting attendance register (1901-1910). The Sunshine Settlement was a society formed in 1900 to provide education, health services, and healthful... more
New York Hardware Club
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2177
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is the visitor register for the New York Hardware Club. Entries detail the visitor's name, date, address, and member who introduced them to the club
New York Society of Accountants and Bookkeepers
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2197
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains financial records for the New York Society of Accountants and Bookkeepers from 1900 to 1926. It also includes a photograph of the group's members in 1908, and treasury reports from 1925
New Amsterdam Yacht Club
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2124
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
The New Amsterdam Yacht Club records include the club's constitution, certificate of incorporation, by-laws, and other official documents
Society for the Prevention of Crime (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2811
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection documents the Society's contest for "the best program of Practical Steps to Reduce Law-Breaking in New York City" in 1926. These papers include an announcement for the contest, the manuscripts for the winning submission, brief... more
Tammany Society, or Columbian Order (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2946
.92 linear feet (7 volumes)
The Society of Tammany, or Columbian Order, was a fraternal, patriotic and benevolent society founded in New York City in 1786. It was officially organized under a constitution in 1789. The Society played an instrumental role in the development of... more
Lexington Democratic Club
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18650
8.19 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Lexington Democratic Club is a political activist group founded in 1949 to promote a reformist Democratic Party in Manhattan's 9th Assembly District. This collection documents the club's founding, operations, and activities through... more
Toppin, Henry A. (Henry Allan), 1884-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 459
.4 linear feet (1 archival box)
Henry A. Toppin (1884-1965) born in Barbados, immigrated to the U.S. in 1906. He became a licensed undertaker and established a funeral parlor in Harlem in 1934; his son, Alvin joined the firm sometime later. Toppin was active in political and... more
Utility Club (New York , N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 581
.8 linear feet (2 archival boxes)
The Utility Club of New York City was founded in April 1917 to raise money and entertain soldiers during World War I. Over the years it evolved into a community organization focusing on expanding volunteer service throughout Harlem. Led by Mrs.... more
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