Found 50 collections related to New York, N.Y

Childs, Abel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 533
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Abel Childs kept this tabulated record of prisoners in the New York State Prison in New York City between 1801 and 1813. He included the prisoners' names, crimes, dates of imprisonment, sentences, and how and when they were discharged. Childs also... more
Allen, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3481
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Receipt book of payments made by New York grocers Allen and Cock. Robert Allen and Robert Allen and Company, and Samuel Allen The Allen and Cock of 300 Broadway, New York City, receipts document purchases for bran, flour, sugar, oats, coffee,... more
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 92
.29 linear feet (1 volume)
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals kept this register of original dog licenses (numbers 1 to 10,000), issued April 16-May 31, 1894, with renewals for these licenses made between 1895 and 1904
Swift, Reuben
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2936
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Food and provision merchant Reuben Swift kept this receipt book for his company Reuben Swift and Co. from May 11, 1802, to September 29, 1813. The volume contains receipts for pork, beef, butter, and other items, as well as accounts for money paid... more
North River Insurance Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2259
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
North River Insurance Co. of New York City kept this receipt book from the company's founding on May 6, 1822, until October 1, 1842. The volume contains receipts for insurance claim payments
Warner, Leonard
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2151
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains watercolor block diagrams of the lots in New York City's 5th Ward (c.a.1839). This copy was created by Leonard Warner
Burns, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 435
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Captain William Burns of New York City kept this receipt book from December 9, 1809 through June 17, 1825. Most entries pertain to room or house rent
Stratch, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2902
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Stratch of New York City kept this diary, written in pencil on a note pad, between 1901 and 1904. Entries record his personal thoughts and feelings, philosophical reflections, experiences as a Christian Scientist, and conversion to Roman... more
Yankee Blade (Schooner)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2805
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
N. B. Snow kept this logbook on board the schooner Yankee Blade from August 7, 1862 through December 1, 1863. The ship was commanded by A. Colby and made voyages between Bucksport, Maine; Cardenas and Matanzas, Cuba; Philadelphia; Port Royal,... more
Walter H. Thorndike (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3214
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the Walter H. Thorndike, a merchant ship out of Rockland, Maine, between July 8, 1867 and May 3, 1868 during trips between Rockland, the Delaware breakwater, Philadelphia, Salem, New York, Jamaica, and Cuba. The ship... more
Burtis, William B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 439
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
William B. Burris was a staff clerk in the United States Navy and kept this diary on board the U.S.S. Delaware during a cruise from Portsmouth, New Hampshire to an Asiatic station and back to New York. Entries date from 1867-1870, and laid in to... more
Boucher, William J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 345
.25 linear feet (1 box)
These three volumes, labeled "Special Work," contain William J. Boucher's data relative to subway construction in New York City in 1905-1907
Smith, Thomas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2792
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Receipt book of Thomas Smith, a New York City merchant, and Mary Smith his widow. The volume contains mercantile receipts from April 4, 1789, to April 1, 1792
Eames, Thomas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 877
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This receipt book documents the financial accounts of New Yorker Thomas Eames from 1808 to 1839
Weeks, Marian E., d. 1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3262
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Marian E. Weeks was a member of the New York Public Library staff. She kept this diary from April 1942 through September 6, 1944. Entries describe her experiences as an air-raid warden in New York City during the World War II
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
Mills, A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2005
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A receipt book kept by A. Mills and his estate for rent payments for real estate in New York City (1840-1859)
Hosack, Alexander, b. 1737
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1436
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Alexander Hosack, a British officer in America and a prominent New York City physician, kept this receipt book from 1787 to 1801
New York (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2142
.1 linear feet
This amendment to New York city's charter was adopted on September 8, 1829, at a convention presided over by William Paulding. The document contains the complete text of the amendment and the signatures of Paulding and many other convention delegates
American institute of the City of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 78
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
The American Institute of the City of New York, also known as the American Institute of the City of New York for the Encouragement of Science and Invention, was an association of inventors which organized exhibitions, lecture series and radio... more
Watson, Thomas O
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3239
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
An attempt to explain the changed of the winds experienced by the Cunard steamship Siden from Liverpool to New York, January 1867. Also the Liverpool and Valencia gales August 21-23, 1868...concluding with examples from practical experience off... more
Johnston, David
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1579
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City resident David Johnston kept this receipt book from June 22, 1787, to December 26, 1795. Documented are records for rent and tax payments. The volume contains a signature of John Jacob Astor from February 17, 1794
Barrow, John, 1767-1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3926
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City merchant company Byrd and Barrow kept this receipt book from April 25, 1801, to April 3, 1828. The volume documents transactions for freight, taxes, household expenditures for Joseph Byrd and John Barrow. Also present are receipts... more
Moore, C. W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2049
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
These diaries (4 vols.) were kept between 1842 and 1871 by New York City dry goods merchant C. W. Moore, of the firm C. W. and J. T. Moore and Company. They cover the years 1842-1847, 1852-1857, and 1870-1871 and include records of travels in... more
Ferris, Charles G. (Charles Goadsby), approximately 1796-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 991
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is a collection of precedents of the Mayor's Court of the City of New York and the Supreme Court of the State of New York. The volume includes entries spanning 1800 to 1825 and contains an index. Charles G. Ferris' autograph appears on... more
Osborn, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2307
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City merchant Charles Osborn kept this receipt book between 1823 and 1846. The volume documents Osborn's personal and business expenses, and contains receipts for maintenance on his house at Fire Place, Long Island
Columbian Peithologian Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 600
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the Columbia College Peithologian Society's constitution, bylaws, and roll of members spanning 1806 to 1840. The society was founded in 1806 as a literary group for freshmen students. It later opened its doors to all students... more
Allen, R. J. (Richard J.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6193
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Richard J. Allen, Jr. kept this journal of a voyage on board the clipper ship M.P. Grace from New York to San Francisco, from June 22-October 26, 1881 (journal entries for September 21-October 25 are missing). The volume also includes an abstract... more
Dudley Buck (Steamboat)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 853
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the steamship Dudley Buck by its engineer, from June 4-October 6, 1865. The ship sailed from and to the ports of New York, Mobile, New Orleans, Brazos de Santiago, Indianola, Corpus Christi, Ft. Barrancas, St. Marks,... more
Prior, Edmund
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2496
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Edmund Prior of New York City kept this receipt book from December 17, 1799, to April 4, 1807. Entries document trade, taxes, and other financial matters. This item is bound with the Lawrence Barrow receipt book