Found 25 collections related to Essays

Lewis, Oliver, 1757-1784
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1746
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book of Oliver Lewis, containing copies of his essays and orations at Yale College and the orations of others, 1777-1782; a genealogy of the Lewis, Burnham, and Curtis families of Connecticut; and O. Lewis' journal or autobiography to... more
Williams, Tirzah M., 1821-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3345
.29 linear feet (1 box)
Tirzah M. Williams was the daughter of Cyrus Williams of North Stonington and New Haven, Connecticut, and a graduate of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, class of 1843. The Tirzah M. Williams papers include two letters from Mary Lyon, letters from... more
Chublarian, Rouben, -1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4194
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Rouben Chublarian, an Armenian anti-Communist writer, fled Stalinist-controlled Russia to Germany during World War II before entering the United States as a displaced person in 1950. The papers consist of typescript and mimeographed copies of... more
Fraternity (Literary Club)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1071
.86 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes)
Volumes of the manuscript periodical issued and privately circulated by The Fraternity, a social literary club, between 1877 and 1878. Issues contain poems, short stories, essays, and letters, as well as pen and ink, pencil, and painted... 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
Thomas, William Holcombe, 1867-1945
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2976
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Typewritten carbon copies of addresses, essays, and papers by Alabama jurist and attorney William Holcombe Thomas, emended in ink, with a manuscript letter from Thomas inserted. Dated Alabama, 1908. 121pp., 8vo
Hall, D. A. (David A.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4432
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers consist mainly of letters to Washington, D. C., attorney David A. Hall mainly relating to legal matters and District of Columbia lands. Also included are indentures pertaining to real property in the District of Columbia, and two... more
Le Moin, C. B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1707
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript (2 vols.) by Miss C. B. Le Moin, dedicated to C. H. Sheldon
Lourié, Arthur, 1892-1966
Music Division | JPB 92-61
3 linear feet
Chiefly music scores, including holographs, copyists' manuscripts, and published music. Besides scores, there are brief biographical sketches in Russian and English (JPB 92-61 no. 88) ; an essay by Lourié (Our march) on Russian futurism with some... more
Helbig, Richard E. (Richard Ernest), 1870-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22943
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Richard E. Helbig was a New York Public Library employee who worked with the German-American collection. His papers (1896-1938) are comprised of articles authored by Helbig; correspondence; bibliographic reports; and notes on the library's German... more
Sindab, N. Jean (Nellie Jean)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 610
13 linear feet (31 boxes)
Dr. Jean Sindab (1944-1996) was an African American scholar and activist for environmental, social, and racial justice. The Jean Sindab papers date from 1970 to 1995 and contain professional files that document subjects of interest to Sindab;... more
Katz, Bernard, 1901-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1620
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
The papers, consisting of miscellaneous correspondence received, personal miscellany, notes, essays and autobiographical writings, reflect the career of Bernard Katz as an advertising executive in New York City; and his avocational interests as a... more
Weintraub, Eugene
Music Division | JPB 12-02
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Eugene Weintraub papers consist of correspondence between Weintraub and his clients, and a biographical file about Weintraub, including essays by the publishers. Much of the correspondence is from the composer George Antheil.
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 13-29
4.82 linear feet (14 boxes)
Éva Gauthier (1885-1958) was a Canadian-American vocalist best known for her performances of contemporary music and her associations with George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, and other composers. The Éva Gauthier papers, dating from 1899 to 1960,... more
Composers' Forum (U.S.)
Music Division | JPB 12-01
11 linear feet (27 boxes)
The records of the Composers' Forum document the history of the organization from 1935 to 2002. They hold correspondence, concert programs, press releases, clippings, grant applications and other development files, board meeting minutes and... more
Conductors' Guild (American Symphony Orchestra League)
Music Division | JPB 06-30
18.4 linear feet (44 boxes)
The Conductors Guild Records document the history and activities of the Guild, a non-profit organization that advocates for the conducting profession. The collection contains board and member correspondence, financial and membership records,... more
Shulman, Alan
Music Division | JPB 11-17
13.92 linear feet (47 boxes)
The Alan Shulman papers document the life and work of an important composer, arranger and cellist. They include subject files, correspondence, photographs, concert programs, clippings and scores, and include documentation of Shulman’s experience... more
Hammerman, Dan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-011
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
Dan Hammerman was an American travel writer and playwright. The collection (1936-1980) contains scripts, articles, essays, short stories, correspondence, and other materials.
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
Robertson, Lanie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-006
9.53 linear feet (25 boxes)
Lanie Robertson (b. 1936) is an American playwright, actor, and educator. The Lanie Robertson papers, dating from 1953 to 2002, survey Robertson’s playwriting career through scripts, correspondence, writings, and biographical, production, and... more
Segal, Lore Groszmann
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18766
15.3 linear feet (38 boxes)
Lore Segal is a New York based novelist and children's book author. A daughter of Austrian Jews, Segal escaped Nazi occupied Vienna on the first Kindertransport in 1939. This collection contains letters and documents of her family in Austria and... more
Van Druten, John, 1901-1957
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-002
The John Van Druten papers consist of diaries, correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and ephemera documenting his life and career. The papers span the years 1901-1957 and give excellent insight into Van Druten's creative processes. Missing from the... more
Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Emerson
180 items
This is a synthetic collection covering the years 1821 to 1912 (bulk 1837-1882) with some undated material. The collection is particularly strong on poetry, including over twenty poems in manuscript, most from Emerson's earlier period. The... more
Thoreau, Henry David
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Highlights of the collection include an important portion of the "Ktaadn" section of The Maine Woods; "Nature and Bird Notes, " a journal kept by Henry, John and Sophia Thoreau with leaves, grass and wild flowers laid in; and Thoreau's famous... 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.