Found 93 collections related to Maps (documents)

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Wilson, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 971
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
These logbooks were kept by George Wilson on board the H. M. Ships Falcon and Pluto. The Falcon's log entries date from October 19, 1829 through December 5, 1831 while the ship was off the coast of Africa and in the West Indies and England. It... more
Mars (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1879
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains logbooks of the H.M.S. Mars and the H.M.S. Formidable. The Mars was captained by James Newburgh Strange, and this log was kept by Midshipman Frederick John Rendell from January 1, 1862 through February 7, 1863. It contains... more
Liverpool (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1777
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Midshipman Frederick John Rendell kept this logbook on board the H.M.S. Liverpool, captained by Rowley Lambert, Esq., from April 29, 1863 through June 5, 1864. The volume, whose covers are missing, includes six maps and six sketches. Entries... more
Pluto (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2439
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board three British ships of war: the H.M.S. Pluto, H.M.S. Curlew, and H.M.S. Dee. Entries for the Pluto date from July 25-December 4, 1833, while the ship was off the west coast of Africa. Entries for the Curlew date from... 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.
Ferguson, James, 1710-1776
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 988
.3 linear feet (1 v.)
James Ferguson (1710-1776) was a Scottish philosopher, astronomer and engineer. Collection consists of scrapbook containing letters, ca. 1769-1775, by Ferguson, relating to his work and other scientific matters; drawings, pencil sketches, charts,... 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
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