Found 19 collections related to Memoirs

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1416
2 boxes
English dramatist. Typescript, galley and plate proofs.
Dyer, William Holmes
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
The memoirs are written in a narrative form, and begin at the point that Dyer decided to enlist in the Army, through the Armistice, his return to the States and discharge from the Army. Dyer briefly discusses the period spent at Ft. Des Moines and... more
Yarmolinsky, Avrahm, 1890-1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3366
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Typescript of portions of Count Sergei Witte's memoirs, translated and edited by Abraham Yarmolinsky. Included are notes used in connection with the work of translation. The translation was published in 1921 by Doubleday, Page & Co. as "The... 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
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
Bond, Fred G., 1852-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 331
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Written in January 1924. Reminiscences of transporting the Nez Perce Indians from Fort Keogh, Montana, down the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers to Bismark, South Dakota, en route to Indian territory
Ayer, Gertrude E. (Gertrude Elise), 1884-1971
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 277
.2 linear feet; 1 microfilm reel
Gertrude Elise (née Johnson) McDougal Ayer, 1884-?, was born in New York City, attended City and Hunter Colleges and Columbia University. She began teaching in New York City public elementary schools in 1905, and was the first vocational guidance... 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
Epstein, Pierre
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17932
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Abingdon Square Collection contains information about the development of Abingdon Square, reminiscences of area residents regarding the square, and correspondence and flyers regarding proposed alterations to traffic flow in the area. An early... more
Marion, Kitty
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6263
1.3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Kitty Marion was a German-born actress and social activist deeply involved in the British Suffragette, and the American Birth Control movements. Arrested numerous times in both her adopted countries and subjected to over two hundred prison... more
Braun, Edith Evans, 1887-1976
Music Division | JPB 91-96
The Edith Evans Braun Collection highlights the history of American music in the early and mid twentieth century. The collection shows various details of the lives and careers of notable music figures of the period through the memoirs and diaries... more
Bloecher, Ted
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5984
15.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Ted Bloecher (1929- ) is a retired actor and member of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. His papers (1950-2000) consist of correspondence, personal journals, a memoir and other writing, theatre memorabilia, and his New York City Gay Men's Chorus... more
McCorkle, Susannah
Music Division | JPB 06-3
30 linear feet (63 boxes)
Susannah McCorkle (1946-2001) was an important American jazz / pop singer as well as a talented writer. Her papers consist of her writings, correspondence, business and personal papers, scores, concert programs, clippings, publicity material,... 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
Dillingham, C. B. (Charles Bancroft), 1868-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 813
Collection consists of correspondence, stage managers'reports, receipt books, roster and salary records, and some personal papers of Dillingham. Correspondence, 1903-1927, of Dillingham and his associates Bruce Edwards and Fred G. Latham with... 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
Allworth, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3621
28.33 linear feet (44 boxes); 19 audio_files; 679 kilobytes (11 computer files)
Edward Alfred Allworth (1920-2016), a specialist on ethnic minority populations in former Soviet Central Asia, was a professor of Turco-Soviet Studies in the Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Cultures Department at Columbia University. The... more
Angelou, Maya
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 830
200.83 linear feet (408 boxes)
Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was one of the most renowned and celebrated voices in American literature. The Maya Angelou papers consist of original manuscripts, computer generated typescripts, galleys, and proofs of published work as well as... 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.