Found 15 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- To 1898

Daly, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1816-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 724
17.66 linear feet (12 boxes, 32 volumes; 1 microfilm reel)
Charles Patrick Daly (1816-1899) was an American jurist, lecturer and writer who served as a judge of the New York City Court of Common Pleas for over forty years, the last twenty-seven as chief justice. Maria Lydig Daly, his wife, was active in... 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
Kinsella, Thomas, 1832-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1650
.08 linear feet (1 v.)
Thomas Kinsella (1832-1884) was born in Ireland and settled in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (known also as the Brooklyn Eagle) from 1861 until his death. He held various political offices including election to... more
Burt, S. W. (Silas Wright), 1830-1912
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 438
.4 linear feet (1 v.)
Silas Wright Burt (1830-1912) was an American civil engineer, militia officer, and promoter of the merit system in the civil service. He served as a colonel and Assistant Inspector General in the New York State militia, Chief Examiner of the New... more
Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 261
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872) was the founder and editor of the New York Herald.
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
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.
Hoffman, John T. (John Thompson), 1828-1888
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1412
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Thompson Hoffman (1828-1888), lawyer and politician, was mayor of New York City from 1866 to 1868, and governor of New York State from 1869 to 1872. His papers consist of letters he received regarding New York State and national politics,... more
Jones, George, 1811-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with Henry J. Raymond and Edward B. Wesley. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, and legal documents regarding mainly... more
Raymond, Henry J. (Henry Jarvis), 1820-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2532
.73 linear feet (2 boxes)
Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with George Jones and Edward B. Wesley. The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, articles, and... more
Green, A. H. (Andrew Haswell), 1820-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1232
3.57 linear feet (9 boxes; 1 microfilm reel)
Andrew Haswell Green (1820-1903) was a New York City lawyer, city planner, civic leader, and reformer widely referred to as both "the father of Central Park" and "the father of greater New York." The A.H. Green papers are comprised predominantly... more
Van Zandt, Wynant, 1767-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3146
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Wynant Van Zandt (1767-1831) was a New York City merchant and alderman. He founded the Zion Episcopal Church in Little Neck (now Douglaston), New York. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal records, alderman papers, and family... more
Allen, Stephen, 1767-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 51
1 v. (239 leaves)
Jones, George, 1811-1891 -- recipient
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22990
.21 linear feet (1 box)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with Henry J. Raymond and Edward B. Wesley. After Raymond's death in 1869, Jones took over the editorship of the paper. The collection, dating... more
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2993
42.78 linear feet (99 boxes, 13 volumes)
Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886) served as Governor of New York, 1875-1876, and was the Democratic nominee for the Presidency in 1876. Tilden began his career as a corporate lawyer; he served as Corporate Counsel for the City of New York, as a member... more
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