Found 10438 collections.

Tilton, Théodore 1835-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4647
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Theodore Tilton was an American abolitionist, newspaper editor, poet, and supporter of women's rights, who brought suit against Henry Ward Beecher in 1874 for adultery with his wife Elizabeth R. Tilton. Collection consists of miscellaneous... more
Tillotson, Thomas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4648
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Ten letters to Thomas Tillotson (d.1832), physician and politician, who twice served as New York State Secretary of State between 1801-1808. Nine are from kinsmen Robert R. Livingston, Edward Livingston, Brockholst Livingston, and John Armstrong,... more
Camus, Raoul F.
Music Division | JPB 14-13
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Raoul Camus, a scholar of American band music, is professor emeritus of music at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York. He has published several books on the history of military bands and secular music in the United... more
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4646
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of holograph fragments by Henry David Thoreau: from Cape Cod, Chapter V, The Wellfleet Oysterman, 2 p. on 1 leaf (removed from NYPL copy of The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Manuscript Edition, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin,... more
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2970
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection consists of English author William Makepeace Thackeray’s preface (dated 1852 as published) to “Mr. Brown’s Letters to a young man about town; with The proser and other papers” (New York ; D. Appleton and Co., 1853), written in the hand... more
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22909
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Notebook of British author William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), containing notes and drawings for his historical novel The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., and for lectures, with drawings of Lord North, Charles James Fox, the Duke of Cumberland,... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-303
16 boxes (ca. 454 drawings), some col, 54 x 37 cm or smaller; 16 boxes (ca. 454 drawings), some col, 54 x 37 cm or smaller
The Gates and Morange Studio was founded by Frank E. Gates and Edward A. Morange and was located in New York City. Gates was born in Chicago and Morange was born in Bronxville, New York. Both men studied at the School of Fine Arts in St. Louis,... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-023
1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller
Commedia dell'arte was a popular form of theater which began in Italy in the 16th century. It includes masked character types and stock scenarios. Performed outdoors on temporary stages, its performers utilized various props instead of elaborate... more
Carl Kent
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-215
4 boxes (ca. 46 drawings), some col, 56 x 81 cm. or smaller; 4 boxes (ca. 46 drawings), some col, 56 x 81 cm. or smaller
Designer, technical advisor, jazz pianist, and lyricist, Carl Kent (1918-1959), was born in New York City. A graduate of the National Academy of Design, he also studied at the Art Students League. Kent served as technical advisor and supervisor on... more
Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4224
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. (1710-1785) was governor of the Colony and State of Connecticut (1769-1786). Letters date predominantly from the Revolutionary War period and pertain to military orders, supplies, troop movements, location of the British... more
Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4657
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consist of confidential letters from U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish and acting Secretary John L. Cadwalader to District Attorney B.K. Phelps in New York concerning Tweed's apprehension and return from Spain, 1876, and two letters... more
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4656
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Legal documents concerning the administration of personal estates signed by William Tryon as Governor of New York or officials on his behalf, 1773-1779; also, a clipped signature and signed fragment of a proclamation, undated. Documents concern... more
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3608
4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (70 posters and prints), some col, 83 x 62 cm or smaller
Black and white and some color photographs, posters and prints mostly of New York City buildings and streets, including Battery Swimming Baths (Battery Park Baths), photograph by E.J. Lecocq (ca. 1900), 2 photographs of renderings of the New York... more
Union Library of Oneida County (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3074
.36 linear feet (3 volumes)
This collection documents the Union Library, founded in Oneida County, New York, in 1797. The first volume contains the library's Articles of Agreement signed by subscribers (December 12, 1797), incorporation documents (December 18, 1797), trustee... more
Weston, Roswell
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3302
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is Roswell Weston's land record book, which documents land transactions in the Old Military Tract in Clinton, Franklin, and Essex Counties, New York (1811-1854). Other New York State property locations mentioned include Warren County,... more
Vernam, W.B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3160
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
These two volumes were kept by W.B. Vernam, a Brooklyn real estate appraiser. He appraised properties in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, and towns in Long Island, Westchester County, and New Jersey. Listed are values of land and... more
Sullivan, George, 1933-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2921
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook kept by George Sullivan and Joseph H. Pierce as commissioners to prosecute the claim of Massachusetts on the general government for expenditures for services of militia during the War of 1812.
Torrens Campaign Committee
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3008
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
These letters are related to the Torrens Campaign Committee of New York, and legislation concerning the registration of land titles. The collection contains a volume entitled "Ledger A" kept by secretary L. Macchiaverna, a small scrap book, and... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3200
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Meeting minutes of free holders and inhabitants of school districts number 13 (Wolcott, New York) and number 4 (Rose, New York). Include are reports of trustees of district 4 to the commissioners of the Common Schools of Rose
Thomas Crimmins Contracting Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22278
.67 linear feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
Project logbooks, 1890-1906, of Thomas Crimmins Contracting Company and antecedent partnerships, a major New York City construction contracting firm specializing in excavation and foundation work for commercial and private properties and public... more
Crimmins, John D. (John Daniel), 1844-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22973
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
John D. (John Daniel) Crimmins (1844-1917) was the leading partner of a major New York City construction contracting firm, from which he retired in 1897. He was a prominent philanthropist and supporter of Irish-American and Roman Catholic... more
H. R. Newton's Oyster House
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22293
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Hannah R. Newton (1840-1905) ran an oyster house at 268 Sixth Avenue, corner of 17th Street, New York City, from approximately the late 1870s to the mid-1890s, as listed in City street directories. Her husband, Richard W. Newton (1834-1907), an... more
Arcularius and Merrell (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22285
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Philip Jacob Arcularius and Andrew Merrell ran a leather-tanning business in New York City. Arcularius, a German immigrant, also held various civic positions and was appointed superintendent of the Alms House in 1805. The volume contains two sets... more
Eglevsky, André
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 411
2.41 linear feet (8 boxes)
André Eglevsky (1917-1977) was a Russian-born ballet dancer and teacher. The collection dates from 1929 to 1989 and contains photographs, scrapbooks, choreography, and correspondence.
Dycke, Marjorie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-001
4.2 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Marjorie Dycke files date from 1940 to 2004 and document her career as founding chair of the drama department for the High School of Performing Arts in New York City through administrative material, correspondence, photographs, articles, and... more
Lindfors, Viveca, 1920-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-067
6.72 linear feet (16 boxes)
Viveca Lindfors was a Swedish-American theater and film actor. The Viveca Lindfors papers date from 1945 to 1990 and contain scripts, writings, correspondence, programs, promotional material, clippings, and other materials documenting Lindfors'... more
Livingston, Edward, 1834-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22560
5.66 linear feet (6 boxes, 4 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Edward Livingston (1834-1906) was a member of a socially prominent New York family and a businessman involved in the importation and sale of railroad materials. The Edward Livingston papers (1850s-1920s) contain personal and business records from... more
Mangano, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-021
1.67 linear feet (3 boxes)
John Mangano was a stage director, actor, writer, stage manager and theater administrator. The John Mangano papers, dating from around the 1940s to 1988, document Mangano's life and career through scripts, photographs, correspondence, art,... more
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22284
8.4 linear feet (21 boxes)
Geoffrey Ward is the author of A Disposition to Be Rich, a biography of his great-grandfather, Ferdinand Ward, who ran a fraudulent Wall Street investment firm from 1880 to 1884. The Geoffrey Ward collection on Ferdinand Ward and the Ward family... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22391
3.69 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube)
John Dod Ward (1795-1873) was an American marine engineer who lived and worked in New Jersey, Vermont, New York, and Montreal. His son, Charles Dod Ward (1838-1915), was a civil engineer who married Ada Davey, daughter of Henry Lewis Davis and... more