Found 19 collections related to Businessmen

Greene, William Parkinson, 1795-1864
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1237
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Parkinson Greene (1795-1864) was a businessman of Norwich, Connecticut. Collection consists of correspondence, land patents, tax receipts, quit claims, contracts of sale, and other papers relating to lands in Ottawa and Williams counties... more
Gribeschock, Emil
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1245
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Emil Gribeschock was an entrepreneur. Collection consists of correspondence with merchants, consular officials, the State Department, members of Congress, and others, on the establishment of trade and consular relations with Abyssinia, 1904-1906;... more
Hyde, James H. (James Hazen), 1876-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1471
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Hyde. Includes correspondence with French actors and dramatists, and correspondence while Hyde was in Paris acting as foreign agent for the New Theatre in New York City. Topics include the... more
Adams, Leo, 1903-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 16
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Leo Adams (1903- ) was a management executive with R.H. Macy & Co. in New York City from 1930 to 1965. Before Macy's he worked in the early motion picture theaters in Chicago and New York. Collection consists of Adams's correspondence, photographs... more
Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6889
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two cordial letters from Newton D. Baker, U.S. Secretary of War, to Grosvenor B. Clarkson, Director of the United States Council of National Defense. Letters, dated 1918 December 24 and 1920 March 27, touch briefly on the results of World War I... more
Allen, Stephen, 1767-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 51
1 v. (239 leaves)
Van Santvoord family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4662
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typescript copies of family letters, 1824-1896, between members of the Van Santvoord family of New York City, chiefly letters to and from Alfred Van Santvoord (1819-1901), a wealthy Hudson River steamboat entrepreneur. The bulk are between Van... more
Hale family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1283
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection consists of correspondence and other papers of the Hale family of Newburyport, Mass. Includes letters, chiefly to relatives, from Benjamin Hale, Sr. (1797-1863), president of Hobart College, Geneva, N.Y., and from Benjamin Hale, Jr.;... more
Mills, Abraham Gilbert, 1844-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2006
8.8 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 package)
Abraham Gilbert Mills (1844-1929) was a New Yorker who worked as Chief Clerk for the Supervising Architect of the U.S. Treasury Dept. and then entered the elevator business where he became a vice-president of the Otis Elevator Company. Mills, who... more
Phelps, Dodge & Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2398
11 linear feet (27 boxes)
Phelps, Dodge & Co. was founded by Anson G. Phelps in 1834 as the successor to the firm of Phelps and Peck of New York City, the leading importer of metals in the U.S. The company imported metals, mainly tin, from Great Britain and distributed... more
Pollard family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2450
7 linear feet (17 boxes)
Richard Pollard (1829-1908) was an insurance agent in Lynchburg, Virginia, and a trader during the 1850s in the Chinese import/export business. He served in the Confederate Army during the U.S. Civil War and was active in the Court St. Methodist... more
Norton, Henry Kittredge, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2263
3 linear feet (4 boxes, 3 v.)
Henry Kittredge Norton (1884-1965) was an American educator, journalist, author, and businessman. He was an advocate of aerial transit as a method of urban mass transportation. His positions included trustee and president of the New York,... more
Branson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 400
69 linear feet (200 boxes, 11 v.)
The Bronson family included Isaac Bronson (1760-1838), of New York City and Greenfield, Conn., and his sons Arthur (1801-1844), Frederic (1802-1868) and Oliver (1799-1875), who aided him in his business as a land speculator, money-lender and... more
McAlpin, David Hunter, 1816-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1931
21 linear feet (22 boxes)
David Hunter McAlpin (1816-1901) was a tobacco manufacturer and philanthropist. In addition to owning the tobacco firm, D.H. McAlpin Company, he also made substantial investments in real estate including the McAlpin Hotel in New York City and was... more
Emerson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 923
15.95 linear feet (63 boxes, 1 volume)
The Emersons were an American family who lived in Europe and Japan and traveled widely during the second half of the 19th century. The family consisted of Edwin Emerson (1823-1908), his wife Mary Ingham Emerson (d. 1883) and their six children.... more
Wainwright family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18010
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Wainwright family papers includes military correspondence and records of William P. Wainwright of Rhinebeck, N.Y. as Colonel of the 22nd Regiment, New York State Militia, 1849-1855; letterpress copy books containing correspondence and... more
Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1040
11 linear feet (24 boxes)
Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891) was a businessman, lawyer and collector of Americana. He practiced law for much of his life but his main interests were business and real estate investment. He was president of the New London, Willimantic & Palmer... more
Jones, George, 1811-1891 -- recipient
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22990
.21 linear feet (1 box)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with Henry J. Raymond and Edward B. Wesley. After Raymond's death in 1869, Jones took over the editorship of the paper. The collection, dating... more
Smith, V.D.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-010
1.9 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
The V.D. Smith collection of Charles L. Young materials contains scripts, photographs, a scrapbook, and ephemera documenting the life and career of writer and businessman Charles L. Young.