Found 45 collections related to Maps (documents)

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
New York (N.Y.). Commissioners of the Croton Aqueduct Dept
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2163
.92 linear feet (8 volumes)
This collection is comprised of 8 volumes that document the creation and management of the Croton Aqueduct (1835-1884). Volume topics include: land acquisition for the aqueduct (1835-1869); disbursements for the aqueduct (1854-1864);... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4302
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of various legal documents relating to the estate of the Curry family of New York City and Westchester County, New York, including deeds and indentures for properties in Manhattan owned by or bequeathed to various members... 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
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4105
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Aaron Burr (1756-1836) was a Revolutionary War soldier, lawyer, United States Senator, and third Vice-President of the United States. Collection consists of miscellaneous letters to and from Aaron Burr, and documents signed by him, 1780-1835,... more
Bleecker family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 317
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Bleecker, Collins and Abeel families lived in Albany, N.Y. and New York City and were merchants, lawyers and military officers. Collection consists of correspondence, maps, surveys, deeds and land papers, military records, wills, and other... more
Fifth Ward Whig Committee Electors (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 997
1.5 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection contains minutes of meetings, names and addresses of members, accounts, election returns, printed notices, and election map of the Fifth Ward.
Budke, George H. (George Henry), 1868-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 423
20 linear feet (22 boxes, 73 v.); 20 microfilm reels
Collection consists of manuscripts and transcripts of materials on Rockland County, N.Y., and Bergen County, N.J. Includes original manuscripts, photostats, typewritten manuscripts of land papers consisting mainly of 18th century Indian deeds,... more
Carr, George Kirwan
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 476
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
George Kirwan Carr was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Rifle Brigade of the British Army. He kept this diary from October 10-December 31, 1832. Entries recount his journey with Captain H. Deeds and Lieutenant R. H. Fitzherbert from Halifax to Boston,... more
Lamb family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1685
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Lamb family included John Lamb (1735-1800), Revolutionary War officer and Collector of the Port of New York and his son General Anthony Lamb (d. ca. 1855). Collection consists of deeds and other land records of John Lamb, Anthony Lamb and... more
Gidney, Joseph
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1151
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Joseph Gidney was a resident of New Paltz, Ulster County, New York. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, deeds, maps, and other papers of Gidney and his sons Eleazer and Solomon. Includes materials on the early roads in Ulster County,... more
Ridley, John, 1965-....
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2576
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
John Ridley was a mariner of Linkhouse, near Blyth, England. His notebook contains problems in navigation, with a picture of a sailing vessel and a crude map on the end leaves. Created ca. 1832
Kip family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1651
22 items (1 box, 1 folder)
The Kip family were early settlers of New Netherlands. Papers, 1664-1845, of the Kip family of Manhattan include deeds, bonds, maps and other papers, some relating to Kip's Bay Farm; also, the will of Jacobus Kip (1770).
Potomac (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1763
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Logbook kept by Levi Lincoln, Jr., midshipman in the U. S. Navy, during a cruise of the U. S. Frigate Potomac, commanded by Captain John Downes, from Sandy Hook to Sumatra, August 26, 1831 to February 17, 1832. Includes two maps
Pilat, Ignaz Anton, 1820-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2427
.31 linear feet (1 box)
The Ignaz Anton Pilat Papers contain correspondence, official documents, newspaper clippings, booklets and pamphlets, and photographs and other graphics. The largest series is correspondence, chiefly between Pilat and other individuals involved in... more
Staples family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4629
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists almost exclusively of land papers, such as indentures, partition deeds, quit claims, mortgages, tax bills, receipts, estate papers, and a map relating to New York City real estate owned by members of the Staples and Sherman... more
Vanderpoel, Aaron, 1799-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3148
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Aaron Vanderpoel (1799-1870) was a lawyer, later a judge, in Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York, and in New York City. He was administrator of the estate of William Temple Franklin (1760-1823), the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. Collection... more
Ruggles, James Francis, 1834-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2642
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Francis Ruggles (1834-1895), attorney of New York City, was secretary to New York governor Washington Hunt, 1851-1852. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, land papers, and unsorted papers of Ruggles. Correspondence, 1849-1895,... more
Trumbull, Nathaniel, 1749-1823
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3039
60 linear feet (27 boxes, 117 v. and 3 packages)
Nathaniel Trumbull (1749-1823) was an Irish tobacco merchant. He ran a tobacco firm in Dublin until 1814 when he transferred it to his nephew and partner, Nathaniel Anderson. Thereafter, he led the life of a country gentleman until his death.... more
Robertson, Archibald, approximately 1745-1813
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2589
2 linear feet (1 oversize case)
Archibald Robertson (ca.1745-1813) served in the British Army during the American Revolution as an officer in the Royal Engineers. Collection consists of six maps attributed to Archibald Robertson. Maps are chart of the approaches to Boston Bay in... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Penn Central Transportation Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2372
250 linear feet (393 boxes)
Collection consists of records relating to the operations mainly in New York State of the New York Central Railroad and the Pennsylvania Railroad. Collection contains records, 1796-1969, of the New York Central (Buffalo East Lines) and the... more
Taintor, Edward C., 1842-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2943
Edward C. Taintor (1842-1878) was an American who served in the Chinese Customs Service. The collection consists chiefly of Taintor's letters to his brothers and sisters, 1865-1870, describing his trip to China, daily life there, his travels to... more
Ford family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1039
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Ford family members in this collection are all related to Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), businessman, lawyer and collector of Americana. They include his father, Lester Ford (1798-1888) of Lebanon, Conn.; his mother, Eliza Burnham Ford (d. 1834);... more
Schieffelin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2690
Papers document the career of Jacob Schieffelin as merchant landowner and Loyalist; travels and literary activities of his wife, Hannah Lawrence Schieffelin; and the careers of their son, Richard Lawrence Schieffelin, and grandson, George Richard... more
Lewis, William David, 1792-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1747
2.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
William David Lewis (1792-1881) was an American merchant and banker. He worked in Russia for his brother from 1818 to 1824 and then became an importer and commission merchant in Philadelphia. He was cashier of the Girard Bank in Philadelphia from... more
Branson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 400
69 linear feet (200 boxes, 11 v.)
The Bronson family included Isaac Bronson (1760-1838), of New York City and Greenfield, Conn., and his sons Arthur (1801-1844), Frederic (1802-1868) and Oliver (1799-1875), who aided him in his business as a land speculator, money-lender and... more
Snider, Jacob, 1811-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2801
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Jacob Snider (1811-1866), of Philadelphia, Pa., was an inventor of artillery, notably the Snider rifle which was used by the British Army. His son John Vaughan Snider was also an inventor. They were both involved in a lawsuit against the British... more
Behm, Charles F. W., 1813-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 247
.1 linear feet (1 box)
Charles F.W. Behm (1813-1882) was a German-born merchant sea captain who served as a U.S. Navy officer during the Civil War. Collection consists of correspondence, naval orders, report, autograph album, photograph, and memorabilia of Charles F.W.... more
Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 993
11 linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, legal and financial documents, estate papers, inventories, notes, maps, photographs, and printed materials that document Field's business activities and estate. General correpondence, 1846-1892 (mostly incoming... more
Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank
Manuscripts and Archives Division | *R-USLHG *ZI-815 [Microfilm]
16.2 linear feet (2 boxes, 58 v.); 59 microfilm reels
The Emigrant Savings Bank was established in New York City in 1850 by the Irish Emigrant Society which was founded in 1841 for the protection of immigrants from Ireland. The bank offered a safe place to keep the immigrants' money and a way to send... more
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