Found 19 collections related to Architectural drawings

Wilson, John Louis, 1898-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 381
6.6 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 cylinder)
Collection of papers and documents relating to John Louis Wilson, Jr's personal life and professional career as an architect in New York City for over fifty years. Included are professional correspondence, architectural plans, drawings and... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Architect
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 5015
30 cubic feet
The Library has usually had an architect on staff to coordinate construction projects and building renovations. This individual has also had custody of the architectural drawings created by the Library or by outside architectural firms. Records of... more
Lytton, L. Rogers, 1867-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1823
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Legare Rogers Lytton (1867-1924) was an actor, director and architect of New York City. His real name was Oscar Legare Rogers. Collection consists of Lytton's diaries and notebooks containing architectural notes and drawings. Other topics include... more
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Space Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4928
.8 cubic foot
The Space Committee of the N.Y.P.L. Board of Trustees was established in 1955 to discern the space needs of the various divisions in the Research Library. Its members were: Chairman Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., Edward G. Freehafer, Morris Hadley, Carl... more
New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2234
1272 linear feet (1523 boxes and 193 v.)
Collection consists of office files, which constitute the core of the administrative records of the corporation, plus contracts, minutes, press releases and clippings, photographs, phonotapes, phonograph recordings, and films. General files... 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
Tilden Trust
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2995
15.48 linear feet (14 boxes, 19 volumes, 1 other item)
The Tilden Trust was incorporated in 1887 after the death in 1886 of Samuel J. Tilden, attorney, governor of New York in 1874 and 1875, and U.S. presidential candidate in 1876. Tilden's will stipulated that the bulk of his estate was to make up... 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
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... 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
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
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 304
48 linear feet (109 boxes); 53 microfilm reels
John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) was an American surgeon, hospital planner and librarian. He served as a U.S. Army surgeon and was responsible for creating the nation's foremost medical library, now the National Library of Medicine. He served as... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4937
Records of the first Director of The New York Public Library. John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) served as Director of NYPL from its founding in 1895 until 1913. He helped create NYPL by combining the Astor and Lenox Libraries into a public research... more
Hering, Oswald Constantin, 1874-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1387
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Collection consists of papers of Oswald C. Hering, his third wife, Adelaide Arms Hering, and his mother, Fanny Field Hering; and includes correspondence, photographs, photostats, architectural drawings, clippings, printed ephemera, and books.... more
Wharton, Thomas Kelah, 1814-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3306
1 linear foot (8 v.)
Thomas Kelah Wharton (1814-1862), architect, was superintendent of construction of the Customs House in New Orleans, La. Collection consists of seven volumes of diaries describing Wharton's activities in the social, educational, literary, and... more
Magonigle, Harold Van Buren, 1867-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1838
4 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Harold Van Buren Magonigle (1867-1935) was an American architect, artist and author. He achieved his greatest success as a designer of monuments but his artistic talents extended to sculpture, painting, writing, and graphic design. Collection... more
Upjohn, Richard, 1802-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3115
9 linear feet (17 boxes)
The papers consist of the records of the architectural firms of Richard Upjohn, 1839-50, and Richard Upjohn and Richard Michell Upjohn, 1851-1901, and papers relating to the Upjohn family.
Butler family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssColl NYGB 18243
32.1 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Butler, Huntington, Smith, Cooke, and Clinch families were united through intermarriage and included prominent lawyers, architects, doctors, judges, politicians, scientists, and land owners hailing from New York City, Long Island, Boston,... more
Mail & Express (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1841
20 linear feet (22 boxes, 8 v., 7 packages)
The Mail & Express Company was the publisher of the Evening Mail, a New York City daily newspaper. In 1924 the Evening Mail was absorbed by the New York Evening Telegram. Collection consists of non-editorial records for the Mail & Express Company... more
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