Found 66 collections related to Maps (documents)

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
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
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
Miller, Joseph
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2000
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Joseph Miller was a clerk to the Dauphin, Pennsylvania, county commissioners, ca. 1864.
Roe, Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye), 1844-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2607
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Alfred Seelye Roe (1844-1917) was a historian. Collection consists of journal from Roe's trip to Europe entitled "My Trip Abroad with Notes and Comments on What I Saw and Heard" (1890), describing the trip and his return on the steamer Waesland of... 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
Schenck, Bard Pendleton
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2688
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Alternate title: "Eighteen hundred miles on horseback." This diary (Sept. 1-Oct. 31, 1892) contains descriptions of a journey made by U.S. Army Lieutenants Bard Pendleton Schenck and Palmer G. Wood from Fort Yates, North Dakota to Yellowstone... more
Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3307
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Everett Pepperell Wheeler (1840-1925) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. He was a founder of the New York Bar Association and served for seventeen years as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Civil Service Reform... more
Denslow, Dwight B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 772
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Dwight B. Denslow and his wife, Louise A. Denslow, kept this diary during travels by sea and land between November 9, 1861-July 1, 1862. They toured Europe, the Mediterranean, Egypt and the Holy Lands, sailing from Brooklyn, New York. Entries... more
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
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
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3150
.3 linear feet (1 box and portfolio)
Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-born landscape architect who practiced in the U.S. He worked on the designs for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. In 1857 he began collaborating with Frederick Law Olmsted on... more
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
Rockwell, William Walker
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2596
12.4 linear feet (31 boxes)
William Walker Rockwell (1874-1958) was a Congregational minister, professor of church history and librarian. After being ordained a minister of the Congregational Church in 1905, he joined the Union Theological Seminary in New YOrk City where he... more
Corthell, E. L. (Elmer Lawrence), 1840-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 676
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Elmer Lawrence Corthell (1840-1916), a civil engineer, was active as a consulting engineer on railway, bridge, hydroelectric, irrigation, jetty, levee, and other projects in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. He had an office in New York City... more
Adelberg & Raymond
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 26
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Justus Adelberg was a metallurgist and engineer. Together with Rossiter Worthington Raymond (1840-1918), he formed a mining and assaying partnership in New York City in 1864. Raymond became prominent in the developing profession of mining... 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
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2346
6 linear feet (18 boxes)
William Barclay Parsons (1859-1932) was an American civil engineer. Collection consists of correspondence, lecture notes, and materials used in preparation of Parsons's book, Engineers and Engineering in the Renaissance, published in 1939.... more
Hillard, George B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1398
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
George B. Hillard was active in the Prohibition Party, the Young People's Prohibition League and a variety of other prohibition organizations in New York City from the 1880s through 1914. He ran for state and local office and served as a local... 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
Bigelow, Poultney, 1855-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 302
34 linear feet (64 boxes, 2 v.)
Papers consist of family and general correspondence, Bigelow's writings, biographical materials, papers of his first and second wives, and related materials. Family correspondence, 1864-1954, and general correspondence, 1880-1954, contain chiefly... 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
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