Found 5 collections related to New York (State) -- History

Livingston family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1780
1.1 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Livingston family was prominent in colonial and post-revolutionary New York and New Jersey. Members of the family were active in commerce, government, law and the church and possessed extensive landholdings. The collection contains... more
Van Rensselaer family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3136
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Van Rensselaers and Forts were land-owning families in eastern New York State during the 17th century. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and land papers of the Van Rensselaer, Fort, Van Veghten, and other New York State families.... more
Taylor, Moses, 1806-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2955
132 linear feet (326 boxes, 1166 v., 1 oversize folder)
Moses Taylor (1806-1882) was a little-known but representative figure in the history of the mercantile and industrial development of the United States and Cuba in the nineteenth century. Taylor was a New York City merchant in the West Indies trade... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2212
7.64 linear feet (14 boxes, 25 oversize folders, 1 folder)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to many aspects of New York State history, including military and court documents, land indentures and deeds, maps, family papers, letters, certificates, seals, official government resolutions,... more
Schuyler family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2699
4.2 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Schuylers were descendants of General Philip Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary soldier, statesman, and powerful land owner in New York State. Collection consists of correspondence and a few miscellaneous papers of various members of the... more
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