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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2970
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection consists of English author William Makepeace Thackeray’s preface (dated 1852 as published) to “Mr. Brown’s Letters to a young man about town; with The proser and other papers” (New York ; D. Appleton and Co., 1853), written in the hand... more
H. R. Newton's Oyster House
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22293
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Hannah R. Newton (1840-1905) ran an oyster house at 268 Sixth Avenue, corner of 17th Street, New York City, from approximately the late 1870s to the mid-1890s, as listed in City street directories. Her husband, Richard W. Newton (1834-1907), an... more
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6414
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection of letters signed by Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964), American writer, photographer and patron of the arts. Letters are chiefly to London publisher Grant Richards, 1923, regarding two of Van Vechten's works, Peter Whiffle and The Blind... more
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4619
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers chiefly concern the publication of George Bernard Shaw's "The War Indemnities" by the American Mercury. The story had originally been submitted to Pearson's Magazine, but was discarded after the departure of editor Frank Harris.... more
Clinton Avenue Congregational Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18066
1 v, ill, 31 cm; 1 v, ill, 31 cm
Presentation album for Alfred J. Smithers, with photographic portrait, containing autographs, Sunday School lists, pressed flowers, and testimonials from church members, families and groups associated with the Clinton Avenue Congregational Church... more
Michaels, Paul Wallace
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18276
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Ross, Harkness, Decker, Worst, and Michaels families lived in Yonkers, New York; Medina County, Ohio; Spring Prairie and Centerville, Wisconsin; and Freemont, Ohio. Many family members served in the Union Army during the American Civil War The... more
Kennedy, Robert C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1632
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Scrapbook compiled by Robert C. Kennedy documenting the Habsburg royal family in the 1930s, including several items related to Archduke Otto Habsburg. Included are clippings, memorabilia, photographic portraits, and a few letters addressed to Kennedy
Collings, Beatrice
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18378
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Beatrice Collings managed the Royal York hotel (and later, the Royal Albion) in Brighton, England, with her sister's husband, boxing and sports promoter Sir Harry Preston. The vistors' book includes photographs, autographs, sketches, caricatures,... more
Bowles, Francis Tiffany, 1858-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 356
1.01 linear feet (5 volumes)
These papers of Francis Tiffany Bowles, Assistant Naval Constructor in the United States Navy, relate to the construction of the U.S.S. Texas and the U.S.S. Raleigh, as well as gun boats, auxiliary boats, and other vessels. They include... more
Order of United Americans
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2299
.31 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
The Order of United Americans was formed in New York City in 1944 as a nativist benevolent association of American-born laborers. It quickly attained nationwide membership. Though it did offer some retirement benefits to its members, it was mainly... more
Rosenbaum, Moritz
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17818
1 folder
Collection of certificates, including school diploma from Stanislawów, 1903; employment records as a civic employee, barber's helper, etc. health and medical service records, etc. Also, a few postcards, photographs, and notes.
Haring, James S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1316
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
These autograph albums, created by James S. Haring of the Rockland County Assembly, contains autographs and some portraits of members of the New York legislature (3 volumes in one slipcase). These volumes also contain a few letters from New York... more
New York (State)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2189
.16 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection is consists of New York Colony naturalization statistics (1740-1769), and New York State immigration lists (1802-1814). The documents provide names and other personal details of the naturalized citizens and immigrants
Smith, W. Ward (William Ward), 1893-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18090
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The W. Ward Smith genealogical research papers contains William Ward Smith's genealogical notes, essays, clippings, charts, correspondence, ca. 1920s-1940s; original family letters and documents; and photographs relating to Smith's genealogical... more
Sharp family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18091
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Sharpe-Stevens family papers include genealogical research notes and family papers on the ancestors of Rosa Sharpe Stevens and, to a lesser extent, her husband Yale Stevens. Families include the Sharpes of Pennsylvania and the related Alden,... more
Milne, Samuel Milne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2010
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Details of uniforms and equipment of the British army, 1742-1881, collected by Samuel M. Milne of Leeds, England ca. 1913. Includes specimens of cloth, braid, and other material, mounted, with descriptive notes in manuscript, colored sketches,... more
Larcom, Thomas A. (Thomas Aiskew), 1801-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1694
.25 linear feet (2 v.)
Collection consists of two volumes of photographs of prisoners confined in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, in August 1857 and November 1866. Prisoners were identified as felons and Fenian political prisoners, including some of the leaders of the Fenian... more
Wilson, Malcolm Sands, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18234
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Sands family of Block Island, Rhode Island, trace their lineage to James Sands, born in 1622 in Staffordshire, England. The collection consists of a genealogical research and personal papers relating to the Sands family. Personal papers... more
Scudder family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18041
3 v, 30 cm. or smaller; 3 v, 30 cm. or smaller
Papers consist of two volumes of collected original deeds, indentures, leases, wills, and miscellaneous correspondence of the Scudder family of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, and a family journal and scrapbook in one volume.... more
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 566
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of a small quantity of material by and about Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain. Material by Clemens includes limited correspondence and photographs. Material about Clemens includes invitations and programs to memorial... more
Cochran, John W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4211
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Cochran family papers consist of the diary, in shorthand, of John W. Cochran of Illinois and Vancouver, Washington, kept while serving with Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War, a few letters to him from Robert G. Ingersoll, clippings and... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 981
.02 linear feet (1 volume)
One of twenty-five privately published copies of a memorial to the family dog, Fay, who died "of apoplexy" in Brooklyn in 1879. The volume contains a poem on the loss of Fay, and transcriptions of letters written about Fay and his death by his... more
Henrici, Ernst, 1854-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1381
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume containing manuscript copies of two works by Ernst Henrici which he compiled between 1902 and 1904 while living in Baltimore, Maryland. The two stories included are Die Aztekenblume; and Indiana, which he notes was drafted in 1897 in... more
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4341
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist of two notes from author Charles Dickens to Samuel Ward, dated February, 1842; one letter to J. J. Field dated 20 January, 1846; and one to James T. Field dated 11 December, 1867, all relating to social calls. Also present is a... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 555
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2621
.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was the 26th President of the United States. Before his presidency, he held offices at the city, state, and federal levels. The papers consist largely of letters written by Roosevelt between 1890-1918 to various... more
Eisenhower, Dwight D., (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6393
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was the 34th President of the United States. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. The papers... more
Moore, Mary de Camp Banks
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18044
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
Mary de Camp Banks Moore (b.1878) was the daughter of Gen. Robert Lenox Banks, Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of the New York Central Railroad, and Mary de Camp Corning, widow of Edwin Weld Corning, who was the nephew of Erastus Corning,... more
Peck, Helen Maude
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4574
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers of Helen Maude Peck, an American physical culture instructor who specialized in the training of women and children. Material includes correspondence; several photographs; a manuscript poem by Peck titled "The Gleam;" and a scrapbook of... more
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4605
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters and photographs of American statesman Elihu Root. Letters are brief, and consist mainly of letters of introduction or acknowledgment. Photographs are formal portraits or shots staged for press purposes.