Found 13 collections related to Memoirs

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Broadbent, Alice S., 1885-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3840
1 folder
Alice S. Broadbent (née Cole) was a librarian. Recollections (8 p.), written in 1977, of her employment in the cataloging department of the Astor Library, ca. 1909-1910, and of her life in New York City as a single young working woman; also, a... more
Cowell, Olive Thompson, 1887-1984
Music Division | JPB 99-3
1 item (44 leaves), 28 cm; 1 item (44 leaves), 28 cm
Includes material on the career of composer Henry Cowell; encounters with many musicians and other artists, the founding of New Music and the New Music Society; an extended trip to Ireland, Russia, and points between in 1929 with Henry; various... more
Williams,Tennessee, 1911-1983
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1983-006
3 volumes
Playwright. The collection consists of a typescript, "Seven Card Stud: A Life Story" (1974), a 440 p. autobiography of Williams that was edited and published as MEMOIRS (1975), and two short stories: "The Inventory at Fontana Bella" (1972, 11 p.)... more
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
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
Liebman, Marvin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4823
.66 linear feet (2 boxes)
Marvin Liebman was a conservative strategist and fundraiser for the Republican Party who came out as gay in 1990. His papers consist chiefly of drafts of his memoir, Coming out Conservative, but also include some... more
Bockman, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18786
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Essay titled "Stonewall 25: After a quarter century of gay liberation, can we say the words?" by Philip Bockman of New York City. Discusses his experience of the 1969 Stonewall Riots; his coming of age as a gay man in college in Grand Rapids,... 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
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
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