Found 12 collections related to Memoirs

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
Lawrence, Samuel, 1801-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1701
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Prominent Massachusetts merchant Samuel Lawrence wrote these reminiscences of his childhood and early life in Groton and Boston while in Stockbridge in March 1875. The reminiscences cover the years 1803-1844 and mention James Madison, Noah... 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
Preston, Noble D.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2492
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Noble D. Preston was a Captain in the 10th New York Cavalry. This manuscript volume includes reminiscences of his service in the Civil War, biographical sketches of Lieutenant Philip D. Mason and others, military medals, cavalry bugle calls, war... more
Warren, Samuel, 1807-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3227
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript copy of Samuel Warren's An old contributor at the sea side
Pinto, Francis Effingham
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2430
1.36 linear feet (7 volumes)
The Francis Effingham Pinto recollections cover the period from 1823 to 1856, with discussion of Pinto's early life in New Haven, Connecticut and New York City; service as Lieutenant, 1st N.Y. Volunteers during the 1846 campaign in Mexico; travel... more
Sturtevant, John J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2915
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Recollections of a resident of New York City from 1835-1905, describing stage lines, oil lamps and lamplighters, markets, theatres, museums, eating places, hotels, parks, yachting, steamships, fire companies, church-going, shops, residences of... more
Thorburn, Grant, 1773-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2985
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Grant Thorburn was a Scottish-born New York City nurseryman and author. The collection consists mainly of letters and letter fragments from his friend William Carver, a mutual acquaintance of Thomas Paine, with a loose poem by Carver on Nature and... more
Wilkinson, Harry P., 1874-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4679
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Harry P. Wilkinson (Henry Porteus Wilkinson, 1874-1949), of Brooklyn, New York, served in Company G of the 47th Regiment of the New York National Guard, federalized for service in the Spanish-American War. He enlisted May 2, 1898, and mustered out... more
Spies, Adam W. (Adam William), 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22287
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Adam W. Spies (1800-1891), the son of Mary Bergh and John Spies, was a hardware and military goods merchant in New York City. He was employed by the firm of C. & J. D. Wolfe, and was their agent in England in the 1820s. In 1834 he established A.... more
Cooper, Madge Huntington
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18248
2.35 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Ford, Roelker, and Turle families were united by intermarriage and resided in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. The members of these families include the descendants of Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a prominent businessman and lawyer,... more
Pierce, Charles E. (Charles Edgar), 1842-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24251
.23 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Charles E. Pierce (1842-1907), a farmer from Oneida County, New York, served as a private in Company I of the 146th New York Infantry from 1862 to 1865 during the American Civil War. The Charles E. Pierce cash book, 1853-1879, contains a narrative... more
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Clemens
717 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of portraits, pictorial works, manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence from, to, and about the author, a diary for 1885, a notebook for 1895, portraits, and pictorial works.
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.