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Historic American Buildings Survey.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1403
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
The Historic American Buildings Survey was conducted in the 1930s by the Office of National Parks, Buildings and Reservations, U.S. Dept. of the Interior. Collection consists of detailed blueprint plans of historic buildings in New York City and... 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
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
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
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1863
13.8 linear feet (32 boxes, 8 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, legal documents, drawings, photographs, printed matter, and other Mansfield family papers. Papers are largely personal in nature with the bulk being Beatrice Cameron's papers. Other members of the... more
Edelman, Harold, 1924-1999
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17928
2.55 linear feet (3 boxes, 5 tubes)
Harold Edelman (1924-1999) was an architect and preservationist who worked to retain the character of sites in Greenwich Village and surrounding areas. The Harold Edelman collection on Greenwich Village (1957-1967) contain architectural drawings,... 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
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
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
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17781
78 linear feet (137 boxes, 189 volumes, 8 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Adolph Simon Ochs was an American newspaperman and the publisher of the New York Times for almost forty years, from 1896 to 1935. Under his leadership, the paper acquired an international reputation for objective and trustworthy reporting. The... more
Sprague, Frank J. (Frank Julian), b. 1857
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2850
100 linear feet (110 boxes, 164 v., 68 packages)
Papers document Sprague's career as an inventor and engineer in the field of rail transportation from his days as a U.S. Naval Academy cadet until his death in 1934. Papers consist chiefly of his correspondence and business records of his... more
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 902
46 linear feet (52 boxes, 47 v.)
Edward F. Caldwell & Co. of New York City, founded in 1894, designed and manufactured lighting fixtures and ornamental bronze and ironworks. In 1957 the company re-emerged after tax liquidation as the E.T. Caldwell Lighting Company. The president... more
American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 91
14 linear feet (14 cartons)
The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society was founded in 1895 to preserve scenic and historic sites. The records contain correspondence, minutes, reports, photographs and printed material documenting the Society's work, chiefly in New... more
Artkraft Strauss Sign Corporation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17768
168.31 linear feet (307 boxes, 37 volumes, 18 oversized folders, 93 tubes); 11.76 gb (3613 computer files); 120 video files
The Arkraft Strauss Sign Corporation was New York City's preeminent sign designer and manufacturer in the 20th century, responsible for creating some of the great icons in American advertising. Particularly known for their "spectaculars"—giant... more
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