Found 85 collections related to Ford collection

R. Weir & Co
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3266
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book containing correspondence from 1797-1800, chiefly on commercial matters. Contemporary copies
Graham, Alexander
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1189
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Bound copy of treatise by Alexander Graham titled Reasons "Theoretical and Practical for Pronouncing Against a Free Trade in Corn," dedicated to Charles, Duke of Richmond, Lennox and Aubrigny, President of the Sussex Society for the Protection of... more
Colden, Alice Wadsworth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3194
1 v
Manuscript transcript of a history of the Colden, Murray and other New York families.
Wallace, Johnson, & Muir
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3207
.33 linear feet (1 volume)
A letterbook kept in Nantes, France, by the firm Wallace, Johnson, & Muir, containing copies of letters to various commercial houses, mostly in America. Wallace, Johnson, & Muir was a mercantile partnership formed in 1781 that concentrated on the... more
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
Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4259
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Tench Coxe (1755-1824) was an American political economist and a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress in 1788-1789. He was the son of William Coxe and grandson of English physician and governor Daniel Coxe and jurist Tench... 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
Edwards, Henry W., 1779-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4360
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry W. Edwards (1779-1847) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut, and later Governor of Connecticut. The papers consist largely of letters from Edwards to Jedidiah Huntington and Thomas U. Cushing during their service... more
Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4392
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Five letters written by British General and colonial Governor Thomas Gage. A 1766 letter to John Bradstreet notes the arrival of the 46th Regiment at Albany; A 1767 letter to John Penn, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, discusses "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
Godwin, William, 1756-1836
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4412
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Consists predominantly of letters and notes, dated 1803 to 1835, written by English journalist, political philosopher and novelist William Godwin, pertaining to social and professional matters, including a brief discussion of the writings of his... 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
De Lancey, James, 1703-1760
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4312
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James De Lancey (1703-1760) served as chief justice of the Supreme Court of New York, and as lieutenant governor, and acting colonial governor of the Province of New York. The papers include charges brought against De Lancey in his capacity as... more
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4314
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Simeon De Witt (1756-1834) was Geographer and Surveyor General of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and Surveyor General of the State of New York for the fifty years from 1784 until 1834. The correspondence consists of letters... 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
Farquharson, Gregor
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4371
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Six letters from Captain Gregor Farquharson dating between 1824 and 1826. One is addressed to the Earl of Buchan at Edinburgh, "on the repeal of the Forfitures consequent upon the [Jacobite] Rebellions [of] 1715 and 1745."
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."
Galphin, George, -1780
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4398
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters, land, and estate papers belonging to American trader George Galphin (1708-1780) of South Carolina
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, William, 1769-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4262
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist of correspondence and legal papers belonging to American lawyer and jurist William Cranch. Correspondence dates from 1794 to 1831, with much of it relating to his real estate and land speculation activities and resultant... 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