Found 19 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Societies and clubs

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
Society of Shipwrights and Caulkers
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2814
.4 linear feet (5 volumes)
These records document the Society of Shipwrights and Caulkers of New York City (1815-1825). Included are rolls of members (1815-1818); the society's constitution, bylaws, and meeting minutes (May 1815-March 1816 and January-May 1818); an account... 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
Uranian Society of New York City
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3118
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the society's meeting minutes from March 15, 1794, to June 25, 1793. This literary society, made up of young men from prominent New York families, met weekly to debate current social and literary topics. Present are several... 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
Our Society of Roslyn, New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2311
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume of meeting minutes documents "Our Society" of Roslyn, New York (1875-1877). The society was formed to advance the members' social interests, provide entertainment, and supply material to the Roslyn Public Library. This volume also... more
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
New York Union Society of Journeyman House Carpenters
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2229
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains the constitution and by-laws of the New York Union Society of Journeyman House Carpenters, which were adopted on November 19, 1833. The group was instituted in April 1833. Also present are rolls of members from April 8,... more
Osgood Literary Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2308
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the minutes of a society named in honor of Reverend Samuel Osgood, minister of the Unitarian Church of the Messiah of New York City (January 13, 1864-August 11, 1865). The society, based in New York, was composed of young men.... more
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
La Gaité Française
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1671
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
La Gaité Française was a French speaking social society formed in New York City in 1880. This collection consists of the society's constitution, list of members, accounts, and meeting minutes covering January 4 to February 10, 1882
Sixteenth Ward Union Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2765
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the membership list of the New York City 16th Ward Union Association. Also present is a copy of the association's constitution and by-laws. The group was active during the Civil War
Calliopean Society (New York City)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 456
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Entries date from October 1, 1793 through February 3, 1799 and include extracts from the works discussed.
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
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Delta Mu Zeta Chapter (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 537
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority's Delta Mu Zeta Chapter was founded in 1950. It was chartered as the Manhattan graduate chapter. The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority's Delta Mu Zeta Chapter scrapbook consists of historical and biographical information related to... 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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