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Found 13 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce

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Newhall Ship Chandlery Company (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2239
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of minute book kept by John W. Bancroft, secretary of the company, containing minutes of the board of trustees and stockholders; copy of the bylaws; and certificate of incorporation.
Merwin Sales Company (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1976
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Merwin Sales Company of New York City specialized in books, autographs and prints. Collection consists of correspondence, minutes of various meetings, bylaws, financial statements, bills, and history of the company and its predecessor, the... more
Graham, W. B. (Walter B.), b. 1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1192
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Walter B. Graham (b. 1878) was editor of the Patent and Trade Mark Review in New York City. Collection consists of papers relating to Graham's collection of books on economics, the dance and other subjects; Graham's translation work for his... more
Cox, Henry Miller, 1854-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18098
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Reverend Henry Miller Cox (1854-1916) was a minister of the Reformed Church of America and a genealogist. He held pastorates in New York and New Jersey, and was the author of The Cox Family in America, published in 1912. The Henry Miller Cox... more
Allen, Stephen, 1767-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 51
1 v. (239 leaves)
Ely, Abner Lord, 1805-1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 920
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Abner Lord Ely (1805-1871) was a New York City merchant and real estate manager. He founded the real estate management firm Horace S. Ely & Company in New York City. Collection consists of general and family correspondence, legal and financial... more
Leffingwell, Christophea
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1723
13.6 linear feet (13 boxes)
Christophea Leffingwell was appointed by John Shaw Billings to work at the Astor Library in New York City. She then worked in the Director's Office of the New York Public Library (Research Division) until her retirement in 1933. Collection... more
Equitable Appraisal Company (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 938
3.3 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Equitable Appraisal Company, founded in 1904 in New York City, provided asset evaluation services. In the 1920s-1940s the company engaged in the valuation of property for insurance, estate and tax purposes. Officers were William G. Pilgrim,... more
Speyer, James, 1861-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2845
4 linear feet (5 boxes)
James Speyer (1861-1941) was an American banker who was actively involved with many social, educational and cultural organizations in New York City. He was one of the founders of the University Settlement Society, the first settlement house in the... more
Mitchell, Joseph, 1908-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23209
56.58 linear feet (127 boxes, 4 volumes, 2 oversized folders); 419.23 mb (504 computer files)
The Joseph Mitchell papers (1838-2011) primarily relate to Mitchell's career as a journalist and New Yorker writer and his proclivity to document life in New York City. The collection is comprised of correspondence,... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24608
3.06 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Mercantile Collection, 1726-1950, is a synthetic collection documenting mercantile and other business activities from the early-17th to the mid-20th centuries, especially in the northeastern United States. It consists of papers and records... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2156
7.82 linear feet (16 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to many aspects of New York City's history, including letters, certificates, reports, court records, land documents, maps, estates, deeds, official government records, autographs, news clippings, and... more