Found 14 collections related to Autobiographies

Taylor, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2957
.48 linear feet (3 volumes)
Robert Taylor kept these diaries (3 vols.) from December 11, 1824-July 1, 1825; September 24-28, 1844; and February 5, 1846-August 1, 1847 Taylor kept the 1824-1825 diary during a voyage on board the "Gypsy," owned by Josiah Williams & Co., from... more
De Boin, Henri, b. 1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 744
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
"34 Years of Hell," an account of the life of Henri de Boin, including his enlistment in the French Foreign Legion in April 1905, his court martial and subsequent banishment to the penal colony at Devil's Island, French Guiana, his twenty-one... more
Birch, William Russell, 1755-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 307
William Russell Birch was a miniaturist, enamel painter, engraver, and etcher. Born in Warwickshire, England, in 1755, he emigrated to Philadelphia in 1794, and there he died in 1834. His sons Thomas and George were also artists. William and... more
Lange, Arthur, 1889-1959
Music Division | JPB 91-95
ca. 7.5 cubic ft. (11 boxes)
Known chiefly as an arranger of popular songs and as a composer of music for films, American musician Arthur Lange was also a pianist, a conductor, and a composer of concert works. He wrote the books: Arranging for the Modern Dance Orchestra, and... more
Cox, Bertha
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 684
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
These paper of Bertha Cox include "My Journey thro' the Interior," her own manuscript account of adventures in 1927-1928, as a missionary to the Indians in the Amazon region of Peru and along the Urubamba River. The papers also include a... more
Webb, John, 1768-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3251
1 v
John Webb (1768-1840) was a weaver and poet. Typescript copy of his recollections of his ancestry back to 1674; letters to his family and friends; accounts of his travels in England; and comments on contemporary English life, particularly in... more
Copeland, George, 1882-1971
Music Division | JPB 91-135
.6 cubic ft.
An American pianist, George Copeland introduced the works of Debussy to the United States and also specialized in the works of Spanish composers. His many friends and associates included John Singer Sargent, Mary Garden, Isadora Duncan, Mrs.... more
Beloussoff, Evsei, 1881-1945
Music Division | JPB 90-29
.3 cu. ft.
A Russian-American violoncellist and music teacher, Evsei Beloussoff came to the United States in 1923, made a transcontinental tour, and appeared in New York as a soloist and in sonata recitals with Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Wanda Landowska, and Rubin... more
Upshaw, Dawn
Music Division | JPB 94-43
1 item
Dawn Upshaw is an American soprano, born 1960. Brief autobiographical sketch in pencil in the hand of Dawn Upshaw, written on lined paper torn from spiral binder ([1] leaf). In upper right: Dawn Upshaw ; Echo ; Ariadne auf Naxos. Apparently... more
Marchand, Leslie Alexis, 1900-
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
6 linear feet
Leslie Alexis Marchand (1900-1999), a leading authority on Lord Byron, was born and grew up in central Washington state, graduating from the University of Washington in 1922. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1940, and spent most... more
Oatley, Sarah Darrow
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4565
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typescript account of Sarah Darrow Oatley's life, spent mostly in Trumbull County, Ohio, during the latter half of the 19th century, recording her trials and afflictions, family illnesses and deaths. Her family moved to Ohio from Boonville, Oneida... more
Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-006
50 linear feet (97 boxes, 29 volumes and 3 oversized folders)
This collection of personal papers, correspondence, production files, radio scripts, autobiographical writings, interviews, speeches, articles, songs, clippings, photographs and visual materials provides a wealth of documentation on the personal... more
Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1965-002
202 linear feet (257 boxes)
: Katharine Cornell was an American actress and producer. Guthrie McClintic was an American director and producer. They both worked the New York theater from 1915-1960. This collection includes correspondence, personal files, scripts, production... more
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
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