Found 45 collections related to Maps (documents)

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Heim, Samuel S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1374
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel S. Heim was an American explorer and researcher in a topic he called "Biblic geography". Collection consists of Heim's letters, notebooks, maps, and related materials he compiled. Letters from Heim to the New York Public Library concern his... 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
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
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
Howell, W. T. (William Thompson), 1810-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1447
.56 linear feet (2 volumes)
Born in Newburgh, NY, in 1873, William Thompson Howell was a hiker and explorer widely recognized for his advocacy of state parks and wilderness protection.
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
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
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
Norton, Henry Kittredge, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2263
3 linear feet (4 boxes, 3 v.)
Henry Kittredge Norton (1884-1965) was an American educator, journalist, author, and businessman. He was an advocate of aerial transit as a method of urban mass transportation. His positions included trustee and president of the New York,... 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
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
Leland, Claude Granger, 1873-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1728
2.25 linear feet (2 boxes, 3 v.)
Claude G. Leland (1874?-1950) was the Superintendent of Libraries for the Board of Education of New York City from 1903 to 1943. He served in the U.S. Army from 1898 to 1903 and again from 1914 to 1919. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
Ivins family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1535
13.1 linear feet (22 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes, and legal and financial records of William Ivins, Sr.; correspondence, writings, notes, and diaries of William Ivins, Jr.; correspondence of other family members; family personal miscellany;... more
Leffingwell, Christophea
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1723
13.6 linear feet (13 boxes)
Christophea Leffingwell was appointed by John Shaw Billings to work at the Astor Library in New York City. She then worked in the Director's Office of the New York Public Library (Research Division) until her retirement in 1933. Collection... more
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2071
142 linear feet (140 boxes and 57 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, memoranda, press releases, reports, plans, photographs, clippings, and other printed matter documenting the career of Robert Moses. Personal Correspondence and "Library" (personal copy) files make... more
Jochelson, Waldemar, 1855-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1565
5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Papers consist of ethnological and linguistic materials on the Aleut and Kamchadal peoples. Aleutian material includes the texts of 81 folk tales collected by Jochelson during the Riaboushinsky Expedition (1909-1911), with interlinear literal... 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
Wilgus, William J. (William John), 1865-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3325
115 linear feet (112 boxes)
William John Wilgus (1865-1949) was a civil engineer who worked for the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad. By 1899 he was the chief engineer for construction and maintenance of way and in 1903 became vice-president in charge of... 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
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1541
William Henry Jackson was an American photographer, artist and writer best known for his landscapes of the American West. He acted as photographer for the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories in 1870-1879, producing some of... more
Hagner, Francis Randall, 1873-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1280
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Francis Randall Hagner (1873-1940), a collector of Americana, practiced medicine in Washington, D.C. A specialist in genito-urinary surgery, he was an attending physician to U.S. President William H. Taft. Collection consists of typed copies of... more
Palestine Economic Corporation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2326
42 linear feet (105 boxes, 4 drawers)
The Palestine Economic Corporation (PEC) was organized in 1925 to facilitate investment in Palestine by American Jews and others interested in fostering the economic development and resettlement of the Jewish homeland. Bernard Flexner served as... more
Griffin, Anthony J. (Anthony Jerome), 1866-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1246
14 linear feet (25 boxes)
Anthony Jerome Griffin (1866-1935) was a lawyer and U.S. Representative from the Bronx, New York City. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899; practiced law in the Bronx; was founder and editor of the Bronx Independent; and served four... more
Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2736
251.91 linear feet (237 boxes, 45 volumes and 2 microfilm reels)
The Albert Shaw Papers contain correspondence (professional and personal); files concerning the books, articles, and speeches Shaw authored, administrative records and articles from the Review of Reviews; and many... more
Sullivan, John Francis, 1878-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2923
16.1 linear feet (13 boxes, 5 other items)
John Francis Sullivan (1878- ) was an engineer who worked on New York City municipal improvement projects from the 1900s through the 1920s. In 1930 he was appointed City Planner. From 1918 to 1920, as an Army Reserve officer, Sullivan directed... more
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