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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3578
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Susan B. Anthony was an American abolitionist and militant agitator for female and Negro suffrage, temperance, and civil rights. The papers consist of a check from New York Tribune with "Pay Susan B. Anthony" on the back; a copy of "The History of... more
Fuller, George D., fl. 1840-1860
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4235
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Receipts and other miscellaneous papers of George D. Fuller, an insurance agent in Norwich, Connecticut, who also served as treasurer of the East Middle Town Street School District, and constable of Norwich. Receipts relate to teacher and... more
Cragin, Aaron H. (Aaron Harrison), 1821-1898
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4260
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Aaron Harrison Cragin (1821-1898) was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1852 to 1855, and was elected by the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress. The... more
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4413
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Consists of several brief notes written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, mostly relating to social engagements, and manuscript copies of verses "Reichthum und Blute," and "Der Gute Schenke Spricht," which notes that it is a translation from the... more
Godkin, Edwin Lawrence, 1831-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4411
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Eight brief letters written by American journalist and newspaper editor Edwin Lawrence Godkin. Letters are both personal and professional in nature
Callicot, Theophilus C. (Theophilus Carey), 1826-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4129
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Theophilus Carey Callicot (1826-1920) was an American lawyer, newspaper editor and politician. The papers relate mainly to Callicot's stint as Customs Collector in Brooklyn, 1865-1868, and his subsequent arrest for traffic in illegal liquor.... more
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4368
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dr. Thomas Addis Emmet (1828-1919) was a renowned surgeon and early collector of American manuscripts of the revolutionary era. His collection was purchased by John S. Kennedy and presented to The New York Public Library in 1896. Emmet's papers... more
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4367
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several autograph letters dating from 1854 to 1860 and four lines of manuscript verse signed by Transcendentalist poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. Letters are brief, and relate to social and speaking engagements. One letter to publisher James R. Osgood... more
Eliot, George, 1819-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4364
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two autograph letters signed 'M.E. Lewes' (George Eliot) to Emily E. Ford, discussing social matters, and to Mr. Simpson, a clerk with publisher William Blackwood & Sons relating to the publication of one of her works
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4396
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters to Joseph Gales and William Winston Seaton, editors of the National Intelligencer, from readers, contributors, and subscribers. Several letters are accompanied by receipts
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4401
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of letters from American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer William Lloyd Garrison to Theodore Tilton; George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll; and W. B. Earle; and manuscript resolutions signed by Garrison, all... more
Gaynor, William Jay, -1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4402
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters relating to political and professional matters from New York City Mayor and New York Supreme Court Justice William Jay Gaynor, and a typescript draft of his speech, "The Arrest and Trial of Jesus from a Legal Standpoint."
Gherardi, Bancroft, 1832-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4403
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Calling cards and brief notes relating to social engagements belonging to Rear Admiral Bancroft Gherardi, and his wife, Anna T. Gherardi
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17907
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Tyler was the tenth president of the United States, succeeding to the office on the death of William Henry Harrison. Tyler served as a state legislator, governor, U.S. representative, and U.S. senator before being elected Vice President in... more
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4117
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) was an American statesman who served as Vice-President, Secretary of State, and Secretary of War, and who served in both the House and Senate representing South Carolina. The papers consist mainly of letters written by... more
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4261
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813-1892) was an American writer, artist, and Unitarian minister. The papers consist of a small quantity of correspondence, poems, and financial documents. Correspondence is predominantly outgoing and pertains to both... more
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4303
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George William Curtis (1824-1892) was an American journalist, orator, author, and publisher. In 1871 he was appointed to chair the commission on the reform of the civil service by President Ulysses S. Grant. The papers consist mainly of letters... more
Drake, Benjamin, 1794-1841
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4350
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Drake (1805-1871) was a physician in New York City in the early 19th century. After graduating from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, he continued his studies in Europe before returning to New York to establish a practice. Drake... more
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4347
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Adams Dix (1798-1879) was an American statesman who served as senator for New York, United States Postmaster General, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister to France, and Governor of New York. The papers consist of letters written by Dix in his... more
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4348
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802-1887) was an American mental health activist whose efforts culminated in the Bill for the Benefit of the Indigent Insane, one of the first public mental health initiatives in the United States. The collection consists of... more
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4381
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist primarily of notes and letters sent by American statesman Hamilton Fish to various parties. The letters are generally brief, and relate to both professional and social matters. Autographs and clippings are also present
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4380
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James T. Fields was an American author and publisher. His papers consist of a manuscript poem titled "An Invitation," as well as letters and ephemera. The letters are outgoing, and pertain mainly to social matters and subscriptions to various... more
Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4410
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Seven letters written by British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone to various parties relating to legal and professional matters
Gilbert, John, 1810-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4406
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of miscellany relating to American actor Johns Gibbs Gilbert, including ephemera and theatrical programs from productions of the Gilbert Dramatic Association at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and a prop plot for an 1889... more
Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4409
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters written by American lawyer and statesman Henry Dilwood Gilpin to various individuals relating to legal matters
Hoffman, David, 1784-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4373
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence and legal documents belonging to American lawyer and legal scholar David Hoffman of Baltimore, Maryland. Letters concern both personal and professional matters, including the publication of Hoffman's Course of Legal Study, and sales... 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
Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4433
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists mainly of letters, generally social in nature, from American poet and satirist Fitz-Greene Halleck to various parties including his sister, Maria, and newspaper editor and politician Theophilus Carey Callicot. Also present... more
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4458
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American author, literary critic, and editor of the Atlantic Monthly, William Dean Howells. The letters relate chiefly to editorial matters and literary criticism. Eighteen letters are addressed to New York journalist Frank C. Drake... more
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4452
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894) was an American physician and poet. The miscellany includes brief notes regarding speaking engagements, requests for autographs, acknowledgments of gifts received, and other social matters; and several... more