Found 8 collections related to Surveyors

Bridges, Joseph F.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 390
2.1 linear feet (12 v.)
Joseph F. Bridges was a New York City surveyor. Collection consists of copies of surveys of real estate in New York City done by Bridges and others. Surveys cover 6th St. to 106th St., West, and 14th St. to 135th St., East.
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4314
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Simeon De Witt (1756-1834) was Geographer and Surveyor General of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and Surveyor General of the State of New York for the fifty years from 1784 until 1834. The correspondence consists of letters... more
Howland, Humphrey
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4459
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Five field books containing surveys of land lots in the Central New York Military Tract made by surveyor (and later NY State Assembly member) Humphrey Howland by order of General Ledyard. Lots surveyed were in the Cincinnatus, Marcellus, Manlius,... more
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23900
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of various autograph letters and documents of Philip Schuyler, including... more
Brooke, Robert, 1770-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 403
.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume, 1 other item)
Robert Brooke was an American surveyor and civil engineer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Robert Brooke papers relating to the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, 1796-1845 (bulk 1804-1805), comprise five volumes used by Brooke chiefly during... more
Bancker, Evert, 1734-1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 193
3.31 linear feet (15 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Gerard Bancker (1740-1799) and brother Evert Bancker Jr. (1734-1815) were New York City surveyors and members of a wealthy merchant family. The land surveys, plats, and maps that comprise the bulk of the Bancker plans depict the streets,... more
Mathews, Increase, 1772-1856
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1913
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Increase Matthews and John Matthews, early Ohio settlers, were merchants in Zanesville and Springfield, Ohio. The collection of Increase Matthews and John Matthews daybooks, 1801-1804, consists of two volumes (bound in one) recording transactions... more
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