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Brass, Perry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 373
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Perry Brass, author and playwright, was born (Sept. 15, 1947) in Savannah, Georgia. He attended high school there and afterwards studied fine arts (for one year) at the University of Georgia. From 1965 to 1968 he was employed in the advertising... more
Harman, Phillip E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1321
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Phillip E. Harman lived in Los Angeles, California. Collection consists of Harman's diaries from March 30, 1947 to February 16, 1973. Diaries concern his daily activities and are written in Gregg shorthand.
Williams, Richmond B. (Richmond Barnes), 1903-1986
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3339
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richmond Barnes Williams (1903-1986) was an American business executive and world traveler. He worked in the Long Lines Dept. of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company from 1926 until his retirement in 1968. He traveled extensively in the... more
Edel, Wilbur.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 888
.75 linear feet (7 v.)
Wilbur Edel was dean of administration at Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York. Collection consists of diaries kept by Edel from 1970 to 1976. Diaries record his academic activities and personal life during the earliest... 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
Tyszkiewicz, Wladyslaw
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3052
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A combination of autobiography and diary with some accounting of parcels shipped to Poland and genealogical data on family background, with clippings and photographs mounted in. Bound manuscript in Polish
Bowie, David Louis, 1939-1993
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 353
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
David Louis Bowie (1939-1993) served in the U.S. Air Force. After his retirement from the military, he worked for Pan American Airways and W.R. Keating Company as a shipping and transport specialist.
Mandel, Ernest, 1885-1951
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1856
3.96 linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection consists of Mandel's correspondence, writings, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Includes writings and exercises as a student at New York University (Class of 1907); materials for teaching English to Hungarian immigrants through a... more
Vermeule, Leroy F
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3156
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Includes letters sent to Leroy F. Vermeule from friends serving in the armed forces during World War I, letters sent by Vermeule to his family while he was in military training, diaries (1870, 1921), and miscellaneous letters and papers of a... more
Berry, John O
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 273
.02 linear feet (1 volume)
John O. Berry kept this diary from November 1959 to January 1960. It contains a collection of notes, comments, clippings, and other materials related to astrology, physical and mystical phenomena, and other subjects
Klimpt, Werner E. E., 1900-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1656
1 linear foot (1 box)
Dr. Werner Egon Eugen Klimpt (1900- ), a German mathematician, emigrated to the United States in 1946. From 1933 to 1939 he studied the forestry, timber and paper industry at the Institute for Business Cycle Research in Berlin. Collection consists... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 801
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Transcript of a diary kept by an unidentified Union soldier of the 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry between August 12, 1864 and June 10, 1865. Beginning with his arrival at Camp Stoneman, diary describes the daily life of a soldier and details the... more
Ball, Bradley, 1960-1995
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 188
1 linear foot (1 box)
Bradley Anderson Ball (1960-1995) was a founding member and first recording secretary of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power). He also wrote a weekly feature in Outweek magazine. Bradley Ball's papers consist primarily of personal journal... more
Grumbach, Doris
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1261
45 linear feet (86 boxes)
The papers document the professional career and personal life of Doris Grumbach, novelist, writer, literary critic, and educator.
Russo, Vito
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2654
13.19 linear feet (36 boxes); 1.41 Megabytes (249 computer files); 230 audio files, 19 video files
The papers reflect Russo's personal life and career as a writer, lecturer, film historian, and gay rights and AIDS activist. They include correspondence, journals, appointment books, writings by and about Russo, electronic records, photographs,... more
Kantrowitz, Arnie, 1940-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1616
23.15 linear feet (54 boxes, 1 tube); 7 audio files, 12 video files, 1 vhs tape
Arnie Kantrowitz is a writer, educator, and gay activist who was integrally involved in several gay activist groups in the 1970s and 1980s including the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, and the Christopher... more
Lieberman, Elias, 1883-1969
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1755
7 linear feet (14 boxes, 23 v., 2 packages)
Elias Lieberman (1883-1969), educator and poet, was born in Russia but emigrated to the U.S. as a child. He worked in the New York City school system as a teacher, principal and associate superintendent of schools. His published works included... more
Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1051
7 linear feet (15 boxes)
Jeanne R. Foster (1879-1970), creator of the collection, was an American poet, assistant editor of The Review of Reviews and American editor of Transatlantic Review. She met a significant group of writers, poets and artists through John Quinn who... more
Sayre, Joel, 1900-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6135
3.2 linear feet (11 boxes)
The papers reflect the life and career of Joel G. Sayre (1900-1979), journalist, author, screenwriter and foreign correspondent.
Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 355
61 linear feet (126 boxes)
Records consist of general and family correspondence, personal papers, subject papers, writings and speeches, diaries and travel journals, financial records, papers of Bowker's father, Daniel Rogers Bowker, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter,... more
Horton, Chase, 1897-1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1435
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Chase Horton (1897-1985) was an American bookseller and friend of the author John Steinbeck. Horton collaborated with Steinbeck on the historical research for The Acts of King Arthur and edited the book, which was published after Steinbeck's... more
Skidelsky, Berenice Claire, 1887-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2768
5.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
Berenice Skidelsky (1887-1984) was an American writer, editor and lecturer. Skidelsky, who also used the pseudonyms Berenice E. Noar and Burton E. Skidell, began her career writing stories for pulp magazines. She wrote short stories and a novel,... more
Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17972
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes)
Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) was an American photographer best known for her black and white photography of New York City's architecture. This collection consists primarily business and personal letters she received, 1928-1992. Other materials... more
Mellen, Ida M., 1877-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1958
8.5 linear feet (7 boxes, 8 v., 1 package)
Ida May Mellen (1877-1970) was an aquarist at the New York Aquarium, 1916-1929. She wrote books and articles in the fields of marine biology and felinology. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, family and personal papers, photographs,... more
Fitzpatrick, James Benedict, 1881-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1019
4.4 linear feet (11 boxes)
James Benedict Ossory Fitzpatrick (1881-1964), an English author, teacher, journalist, and editor, worked for the London Daily Mail and wrote for various journals. His pro-Irish and anti-British views led to the publication of two histories of... more
Jenison, Madge, 1874-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1558
6.8 linear feet (17 boxes)
Madge Jenison (1874-1960) was an American author who wrote novels, short stories and scripts. Her published works include Dominance, Roads, and Invitation to the Dance. Collection consists of correspondence, Jenison's writings, photographs, and... more
Riabouchinsky, Michael P., 1880-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2565
2.4 linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, memoir, diaries, and memorabilia from Riabouchinsky's years of exile. The "Moscow/London Letters", 1921-1927, are copies of confidential correspondence exchanged between Riabouchinsky, his brother and other... more
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... more
Oppenheim, Amy Schwartz, 1878-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2295
38 linear feet (91 boxes)
Amy Schwartz Oppenheim (1878-1955) was a founder of the School Art League of New York City. She also was active in numerous civic and philanthropic organizations as well as organizations devoted to preservation of the arts. Collection consists of... more
Ecco Press
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 111
150.5 linear feet (358 boxes, 1 oversized folder); 1 audio file, 2 vhs tapes
Ecco Press was an independent small-trade publisher known for presenting distinguished new work in international poetry and fiction writing through its books and its journal Antaeus, and for reissuing neglected classics in a variety of fields,... more
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