Found 2 collections related to Staten Island (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs

Johnson, Laura Winthrop, 1824-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1573
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Laura Winthrop Johnson (1825-1889) was an American author. Collection consists of Johnson's correspondence, poems and newsclippings. Correspondence concerns family affairs, literary matters, travel in Europe, and current events.
Gratacap, L. P. (Louis Pope), 1851-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1199
1.05 linear feet (5 volumes)
Diaries of naturalist L.P. Gratacap include a boyhood diary (1863) kept on Staten Island concerning school, church, and home life, recreations, etc. There are comments on his relatives, playmates, the weather, Civil War, etc. Contains an address... more