Found 257 collections related to Correspondence

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
Salsbury, Nathan, 1846-1902
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-005
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Nathan "Nate" Salsbury (1846-1902) was producer and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a highly successful show business enterprise that toured the United States, Europe, and elsewhere from the 1880s well into the 20th century, and featured... more
Shufeldt, Robert Wilson, 1822-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2748
.19 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains approximately 160 letters addressed to Robert Wilson Shufeldt as commander of U.S.S. Plymouth, dated August 7, 1871 to July 1, 1873. The letters are mounted in a folio scrapbook
Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 840
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Letters from Captain Percival Drayton, U. S. Navy, to Lydig M. Hoyt and Alexander Hamilton, Jr., dated 1861 to 1865. The letters, mostly written on shipboard, discuss naval operations of the Civil War and the state of affairs in the Confederate... more
National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 633
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
These records of the National Council of the Congregational Church meeting held in Boston, Massachusetts in June 1865 include correspondence with the state and foreign delegations, lists of delegates, rules of order, the official record of the... more
Steward, T.G. (Theophilus Gould), 1843-1924
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5910
2.2 linear feet; 4 microfilm reels
Clergyman, author and educator. Steward became a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1861 and served congregations in Macon, Georgia, Brooklyn, New York, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Delaware, Washington, D. C., and Port-au-Prince,... more
Pollikoff, Max
Music Division | JPB 86-1
11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller; 11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller
A violinist and conductor, Max Pollikoff was born in Newark, N.J., in 1904, and died in New York City in 1984. He organized Music in Our Time, a concert series which ran from 1954 to 1974 at the 92nd St. YMHA, New York. Published and unpublished... more
Bieber, Albert A. (Albert Aloysius), 1888-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 298
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Aloysius Bieber was a book dealer located successively in New York City, West Hoboken, Jersey City, and Manasquan, New Jersey. These papers include letters from customers (including bibliographers, collectors, authors, college professors,... more
Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972
Music Division | JPB 89-88
ca. 6 cu. ft.
Alexander Smallens was a Russian-born American conductor. He accompanied the Anna Pavlova Ballet Company on a tour to South America (1915-1916) and worked on the staffs of the Boston Opera, Chicago Opera, Philadelphia Opera, and Philadelphia... more
Nichols, Anne, 1891-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-012
1.42 linear feet. (1 box + 1 oversized portfolio)
Anne Nichols was a playwright best known for the highly successful comedy ABIE'S IRISH ROSE, which opened on Broadway in 1922, ran for five years, and inspired two movies and a radio series. Born in Dales Mill, Georgia, in 1891, Anne Nichols... more
Reinold, Bernard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-070
(1 portfolio)
Bernard Adolph Reinold (1860-1940) was an actor and a soldier, a member of several theatrical social organizations, and an administrator of the Actors' Fund of America. The career of Bernard A. Reinhold, whose stage name was Adolph Bernard,... more
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-251
9 v, 28 cm; 9 v, 28 cm
Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-022
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Richard Montgomery Field (1834-1902) was manager of the Boston Museum from 1864 to 1898. The Boston Museum began staging musical performances in 1841, then added dramatic performances in 1843 and continued presenting shows for sixty years. Located... more
Drexel, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1833-1888
Music Division | JPB 91-107
33 items
An American banker and philanthropist, Joseph Drexel collected an extensive library of music, including manuscripts and autographs. The Drexel Collection became the foundation of the Music Division of the New York Public Library. 11 autograph... more
Newberry Library.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1968-003
1 portfolio
The Newberry Library theatrical correspondence consists of letters written in the late 19th and early 20th centuries concerning theatrical matters. A majority of the correspondence consists of notes written between 1890 and 1896 to John Malone,... more
Brady, William, -1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 367
.19 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection consists of William N. Brady's correspondence regarding the sale of his book, entitled "The kedge-anchor or, Young sailors' assistant: appertaining to the practical evolutions of modern seamanship, rigging, knotting, splicing,... more
Barros Grez, Daniel, 1834-1904
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 219
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Three letters of Daniel Barros Grez, written June-July 1899, concerning prehistoric remains and pictographs on Easter Island (Isla de Pascua), with a descriptive article and numerous sketches. Written in Spanish
Couch, Darius Nash
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 678
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Darius Nash Couch was a U. S. Army officer of West Virginia and Norwalk, Connecticut. Couch's copybook, dated 1863 to 1864, contains copies of telegrams sent by Couch while in command of the Department of Susquehanna to President Lincoln, John... more
Siday, Eric
Music Division | JPB 00-4
6 linear feet (19 boxes)
Smithson, Frank, -1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2797
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Frank Smithson papers date from 1879 to 1919 and include correspondence; synopses of musical comedies and plays; poems; diagrams and plans; and copies of a provisional specification of Smithson's invention for "Improvements in or relating to... more
Hempel, Frieda, 1885-1955
Music Division | JOB 91-45
.2 linear feet
Frieda Hempel was a German soprano with the Metropolitan Opera. From 1918-1926, she was married to William B. Kahn, who continued as her business manager after their divorce. Correspondence between Frieda Hempel and William Kahn, chiefly from the... more
Heister, George
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-068
(1 portfolio)
George Heister was involved in the theater in America throughout much of the 19 century, and worked with many of its prominent figures. Consists of six letters written to George Heister by several professionals of the theatrical world, including... more
Wotherspoon, G. (George)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-024
(1 box + 2 portfolios)
George Wotherspoon was a theatrical and motion picture publicist, theatrical manager, stage critic, and journalist. George Wotherspoon began his theatrical career in 1889, when he managed the Australian and European tour of LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY.... more
Thompson, Hallett
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1951-004
(1 portfolio)
Hallett Thompson (1871?-1938) was an actor and playwright, active from the late nineteenth century until well into the twentieth. While based in his hometown of Gloucester, Mass., during 1898-1900, Thompson was touring the Eastern United States... more
Allison, John, 1893-
Music Division | JPB 86-3
John Allison was an American singer, composer, lyricist, and collector of folk songs. Folk songs, chiefly lyrics only, including songs for Space way ballads and Katonah; correspondence, radio scripts, clippings, scrapbooks, brochures, and... more
Sohn, Joseph, 1862-1935
Music Division | JPB 86-9
.3 linear feet
American pianist, teacher, and music critic; grandson of Helen Bernays, member of a family distinguished in several countries. Biographical articles; published writings in periodicals including articles on Schumann, Wagner, and Rubinstein;... more
Winchester, Jack
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-015
(1 portfolio, 2 letters)
Consists of two letters to Jack Winchester, both written in 1899. The first, dated Jan. 12, is a note of general information from Mr. Winchester's friend Violet Fanshawe, who writes from Utica, New York. The second, dated Feb. 2, is from actress... more
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
Music Division | JOB 86-3
15 folders in 1 box, 40 x 27 x 8 cm; 15 folders in 1 box, 40 x 27 x 8 cm
During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. About 300 letters mostly to Charles Gounod or Georgina Weldon.
Hadley, Henry, 1871-1937
Music Division | JPB 86-17
Henry Hadley was an American composer and conductor, founder of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. Correspondence, contracts and royalty statements, libretti and programs, clippings (reviews), scrapbooks, financial... more
Stravinsky, Soulima, 1910-
Music Division | JOB 87-14
Soulima Stravinsky is a pianist, teacher, and composer, son of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. Correspondence and other material relating to Soulima Stravinsky as pianist, lecturer, and teacher; notebooks and other material about Mozart's piano... more
Wilmerding, Lucius Kellogg, 1848-1922
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23274
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Wilmerding family papers date from 1568 to 1951 (bulk dates: 1860-1900) and consist of correspondence, ephemera, invitations, business records, clippings, genealogical research, poetry, wills, and auction catalogs related to the Wilmerding... more