Found 93 collections related to Maps (documents)

Rudd, Robert R., b. 1860
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6648
Correspondence, reports, rosters listing names of troops, ledgers, performance evaluations, and discharge papers, relating to Rudd's command of I Company, 48th Infantry, an all African-American unit fighting in the Spanish-American War, 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
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
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
Kleiman, Adriana
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19041
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Adriana Kleiman received her master's degree in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania in 1962 and was employed by the New York City Planning Commission. Her papers consist of correspondence, reports, and research files relating to the... 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
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
Arnold, Bion J. (Bion Joseph), 1861-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 129
11.31 linear feet (14 boxes, 21 volumes)
Bion J. Arnold (1861-1942) was an engineer who advised Chicago and other cities on the development of their electric transit systems. He devised the plan for the electrification of Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Collection consists of... more
Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 734
3 linear feet (8 boxes, 8 v.)
Alexander Jackson Davis (1803-1892), the American architect, started working as a draftsman for Josiah C. Brady and Ithiel Town in New York City. He became Town's partner in 1829 and they collaborated on public structures, including the New York... 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
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
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
Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2643
.94 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Samuel B. Ruggles Papers document the business and civic activities of the New York lawyer, real estate developer and public servant. The collection spans from 1801-1881 and consists of correspondence, financial records, land records,... more
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
Tilden Trust
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG3 4857
1.36 linear feet (3 boxes)
NYPL Archives Record Group 3, Tilden Trust Records, consists of architectural drawings, correspondence, inventories, legal documents, memoranda, news clippings, notes, property maps, publications, and statistical tables that document the legal... 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
Plymouth Company (1749-1816)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22731
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence and maps relating to the Kennebec Purchase Company (later the Plymouth Company), circa 1754 to 1756. Correspondents include Florentius Vassal, Joseph Sharpe, Timothy Prout, Thomas Vassal, William Shirley, and the Plymouth Company.... more
Hyde, M. C. Murray (Mary Crawford Murray), 1855-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18070
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Crawford Murray Hyde was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and a contributor to The New Jersey Coast in Three Centuries (The Lewis Publishing... 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
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
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
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
Barry, J. Neilson (John Neilson), 1870-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 222
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Papers contain letters from J. Neilson Barry, 1943-1959, concerning the routes to Oregon and the far Northwest followed by Robert Stuart and "the Astorians" and others, with numerous sketched maps. Also includes an annotated and illustrated copy... 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
Guilbaudiere, Jouhan de la
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1600
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Buccaneer's Atlas or Portolano, entitled: "Description des principaux endroites de la Mer du Sud depuis les 52 degrez 30 minutes sud, ou est le d'Etroit du Magellan jusqu'au 41 degrez Nord qui est l'isle de Californie faite sur les lieux par le... 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