Found 7 collections related to Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon), 1850-1926

Strauss family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2905
9 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Straus family of New York City were the descendants of Lazarus Straus (1809-1898) and Sara Straus (1823-1876) who emigrated from Otterberg, Germany in the early 1850s with their four children: Isidor (1845-1912), Hermine (1846-1922), Nathan... more
Jones, George, 1811-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22990
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Jones (1811-1891) was the first publisher of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with Henry J. Raymond and Edward B. Wesley. After Raymond's death in 1869, Jones took over the editorship of the paper. The... more
Straus, Nathan, 1848-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2906
13 linear feet (26 boxes, 19 v.)
Nathan Straus (1848-1931) was a German-born New York City businessman and philanthropist. After making his fortune as a partner in the New York department stores Abraham and Straus and R.H. Macy and Co., Straus, with his wife Lina Gutherz Straus,... more
Seitz, Don Carlos, 1862-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2717
2 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 packages)
Don Carlos Seitz (1862-1935), American journalist and author, worked for several magazines and newspapers, including the New York World where he was business manager from 1898 to 1923. In addition to his editorial career, he wrote biographies and... more
Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 115
19 linear feet (48 boxes)
Alfred Anthony Williams (1860- ), theologian, author and educator, was an executive and administrator of the Committee of the Federal Council of Christ, founder of the Federation Committee of Good Will Between Jews and Christians, and treasurer of... more
Century Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 504
63.42 linear feet (151 boxes)
The Century Company published the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, which was widely regarded as the best general periodical of its time, performing a role as cultural arbiter during the 1880s and 1890s. It was... more
Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 355
61 linear feet (126 boxes)
Records consist of general and family correspondence, personal papers, subject papers, writings and speeches, diaries and travel journals, financial records, papers of Bowker's father, Daniel Rogers Bowker, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter,... more
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