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Found 9 collections related to United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

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Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2865
3.25 linear feet (8 boxes and 1 v.)
David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 195
60 linear feet (432 v. and 15 boxes)
George Bancroft (1800-1891) was an American historian, diplomat and public official who wrote the ten-volume History of the United States. Bancroft's positions included Collector of the Port of Boston, Secretary of the Navy under Polk, Minister to... more
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 507
4.08 linear feet (2 boxes, 27 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
George Chalmers (1742-1825) was a British historian, civil servant, and author. Born in Scotland, he emigrated to Maryland in 1763. He was a lawyer in Baltimore until the American Revolutionary War broke out, when he left for England. Chalmers... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Yates, Abraham, 1724-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3405
2.99 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Abraham Yates, Jr. (1724-1796) was an American lawyer, politician, and pamphleteer. He held numerous elected offices and political appointments throughout his life including sheriff of Albany city and county from 1754 to 1759, chairman of the... more
Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1690-1764
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1313
26.5 linear feet (140 v., 1 box)
Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (1690-1764) was a judge who served for many years as Lord Chancellor of England. Collection consists of British correspondence and official documents (handwritten transcripts in part), dealing mainly with... more
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3231
5.52 linear feet (11 boxes, 15 volumes, 9 oversized folders)
George Washington (1732-1799) was a Virginia planter, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution, and first President of the United States. The Washington Papers comprise manuscript items by or related to George... 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
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 37
.25 linear feet (1 box)
James Alexander (1691-1756) was counsel for John Peter Zenger during his trial for libel, 1734-1735, in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York. The collection consists of papers relating to the trial of John Peter Zenger, written or collected... more
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