Found 87 collections related to Politicians

Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4657
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consist of confidential letters from U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish and acting Secretary John L. Cadwalader to District Attorney B.K. Phelps in New York concerning Tweed's apprehension and return from Spain, 1876, and two letters... more
Penn, Richard, approximately 1736-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22996
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection of three letters signed collectively or individually by Richard Penn (approximately 1736-1811) and Arthur Lee (1740-1792) while representing American interests in England. In July 1775, Richard Penn was entrusted by the Second... more
Varick, Richard, 1753-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4664
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists of signed documents and miscellaneous correspondence, 1770-1831, of Richard Varick (1753-1831), an American attorney, Revolutionary War soldier, politician, and Mayor of the City of New York from 1789-1801. Most items are... more
Van Orden, Peter S.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4660
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Peter S. Van Orden of Rockland County was Major General of the Fourth Infantry Division (15th and 29th Brigades) of the New York State Militia, and a New York State Assemblyman. Papers consist of correspondence (mainly letters received), brigade... more
United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to inquire into the Mississippi election of 1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3088
125 items (1 box)
The United States Senate (44th Congress, 1st Session, 1875-1876) appointed a select committee on 31 Mar. 1876 to investigate fraud, civil rights abuses and violence surrounding the Mississippi election of 2 Nov. 1875. The scope of the inquiry was... more
Provoost family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18064
1 v, 39 cm; 1 v, 39 cm
The Provoost (Provost) family, of French Huguenot descent, were early settlers of New Amsterdam. David Provoost (1670-1724) was a merchant and Mayor of the City of New York from 1699 to 1700. His nephew John Provoost (d. 1767) was the son of... more
Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 183
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Newton Diehl Baker (1871-1937) was an American lawyer, political leader and United States Secretary of War during World War I. Collection consists of letters from Baker to Thomas J. Howells of Pittsburgh, Pa., written from Cleveland, Ohio, during... more
Van Cortlandt, Pierre, 1762-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3127
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848) was a soldier and politician from Westchester County, New York. He was a U.S. Congressman from 1811-1812 and a brigadier general in the Westchester militia during the War of 1812. His first wife, Catharine... more
Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1396
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
David Bennett Hill (1843-1910), an American lawyer and politician, served as governor of New York from 1885 to 1891 and U.S. senator from 1891 to 1897. He was also president of the New York State Bar Association. Collection consists of... more
Flagg, Azariah C. (Azariah Cutting), 1790-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1023
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Azariah Cutting Flagg (1790-1873) was a newspaper editor and politician in New York. The collection consists of letters received, 1821-1848, from Silas Wright, Jr., Michael Hoffman, John A. Dix, R.H. Walworth, W.L. Marcy, Albert Gallatin, Preston... more
Sulzer, William, 1863-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2927
1 box
Lawyer, state legislator, U.S. representative, and governor of New York. Materials removed from two scrapbooks include correspondence (mostly letters received), ca. 1906-1931, largely concerned with Sulzer's mining interests in the West and... more
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1871
79.6 linear feet (86 boxes)
Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954), American radical congressman, New York City lawyer and politician, was a protege of Fiorello H. LaGuardia in whose law firm he became a law clerk. He made his political debut in 1924 when he managed LaGuardia's... more
Beverley, William, 1696-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 283
1 box
Virginia planter and political figure. Papers of William Beverley, 1737-1748 include letter book (1737-1744), account book (1737-1745), tenant accounts (1742), accounts (1743), rents due (1748), deeds, wills, etc.
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3729
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Attorney, Governor of New York, and U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln. Original letters to various correspondents, 1838-1866 and undated; typed transcripts of letters to James Bowen, 1838-1846; journal of a trip from Washington, D.C.... more
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 564
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Henry Clay (1777-1852), an American statesman, served as Congressman from Kentucky and Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1811 to 1821 and 1823 to 1825. He was Secretary of State (1825-1829) and Whig Party senator (1831-1842, 1849-1852).... 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
Gouverneur, Samuel L. (Samuel Lawrence), 1799-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1187
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur (1799-1867), American politician and capitalist, was postmaster of New York City from 1828 to 1836. His wife, Maria Hester Monroe, was the daughter of U.S. President James Monroe. After 1850, Gouverneur moved to... more
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3399
.1 linear feet (1 folder; 1 microfilm reel)
Silas Wright was an American lawyer and statesman, and a member of the "Albany Regency" that dominated the New York State politics in the early decades of the 19th Century. He was a member of the New York State senate from 1824 to 1827, and was... more
Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, 1781-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1726
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Typewritten copies of letters written by Algernon Sidney (pseudonym of Benjamin W. Leigh) to the Richmond (Va.) Enquirer in May-June 1821 relating to the case of Cohens v. Virginia
Lansing, John, 1754-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19033
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1829. The John Lansing, Jr. papers consist mainly of letters received from prominent business and legal figures... more
Dodd, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1907-1971
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4349
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Thomas J. Dodd (1907-1971) was a United States Senator and Representative from Connecticut. In 1967, he was censured by the Senate for misuse of campaign funds and defeated for reelection. John Bakeless (1894-1978) of Seymour, Connecticut, was a... more
Ferris, Charles G. (Charles Goadsby), approximately 1796-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4376
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, predominantly letters received by New York Congressman Charles Goadsby Ferris. Most letters are from Ferris's constituents, requesting appointments and other favors
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4525
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of letters of Massachusetts senator Henry Cabot Lodge, as well as autographs, calling cards, clippings and related personal miscellany. Letters are brief and pertain to professional and political matters, including the... more
Agnew, George Bliss, 1868-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 30
George Bliss Agnew (1868-1941) was a New York City businessman and politician. The collection consists mainly of political correspondence that includes letters from constituents, associates, and others interested in the outcome of bills before the... more
Liberal Party of New York State
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1751
197.5 linear feet (180 boxes, 28 volumes)
The Liberal Party of New York State, the most successful third party in the United States in the twentieth-century, was organized in New York City in l944 by two prominent trade union leaders, David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies... more
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4369
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Edward Everett (1794-1865) was an American politician, pastor, educator, and diplomat from Massachusetts. He served as United States Representative and Senator, Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of... more
Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4438
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American politician Robert Goodloe Harper between 1798 and 1824, with the bulk written between 1806 and 1823. Letters are generally professional in scope, and include discussions of the capture of the ship "Clyde" in September,... more
Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4479
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and documents of Amos Kendall, American lawyer, journalist, politician, and Postmaster General during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations. Early letters relate to business ventures and debts; letters dating from the 1830s concern... more
Green, Duff, 1791-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4423
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American military officer, politician, journalist, and railroad industrialist Duff Green to various parties. Early letters are political in nature, with most written in confidence, including an 1827 letter to publishers Gale and... more
Granger, Gideon, 1767-1822
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4421
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American politician and lawyer Gideon Granger to various parties relating to business and legal affairs, such as money owed on land purchases. Also present is an 1805 circular letter from Granger addressing charges made against him... more