Found 65 collections related to Ephemera

Louisiana Sissies in Struggle
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22804
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Louisiana Sissies in Struggle (LASIS), a collective of white gays, was formed in New Orleans for the purpose of opposing racism and sexism, and for promoting the social and civil rights of gays and other minorities. In 1978, LASIS formed a small... more
Gay Youth (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22803
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Gay Youth was founded ca.1966 in New York City by Marc Segal for the purpose of supporting gay rights legislation, and providing young gays with an alternative to bars and bath houses in which to meet and socialize. It was affiliated with the... more
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 566
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of a small quantity of material by and about Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain. Material by Clemens includes limited correspondence and photographs. Material about Clemens includes invitations and programs to memorial... more
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4205
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Clay, Sr. (1777-1852) was a lawyer and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and in the House of Representatives. Collection consists predominantly of letters from Clay, or written on Clay's behalf, to various associates and... more
Cochran, John W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4211
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Cochran family papers consist of the diary, in shorthand, of John W. Cochran of Illinois and Vancouver, Washington, kept while serving with Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War, a few letters to him from Robert G. Ingersoll, clippings and... more
Clémens, Cyril 1902-1999
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4207
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, newsletters, articles, and ephemera relating to the Mark Twain Memorial Association, the International Mark Twain Society, the Mark Twain Journal, and Mark Twain Quarterly, and their management and operation by Cyril Clemens, a... more
Freeman, Marilla Waite
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4390
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Marilla Waite Freeman was born in Honeoye Falls, New York, in 1870. After receiving a degree in literature from the University of Chicago in 1897, Freeman became a librarian. Her career included positions with the the Newberry Library, St.... more
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4413
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Consists of several brief notes written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, mostly relating to social engagements, and manuscript copies of verses "Reichthum und Blute," and "Der Gute Schenke Spricht," which notes that it is a translation from the... more
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17906
.3 linear feet (2 folders)
Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) was the 33rd President of the United States. He succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The collection consists of a small quantity of letters written by members of... more
Jacobowitz, Ronald I.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6120
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The 1992 We Are Everywhere! conference aimed to organize a grassroots network for New York City's LGBT community, especially in the outer boroughs. Conference records include correspondence, ephemera, contact information for various LGBT groups... more
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4380
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James T. Fields was an American author and publisher. His papers consist of a manuscript poem titled "An Invitation," as well as letters and ephemera. The letters are outgoing, and pertain mainly to social matters and subscriptions to various... more
Gilbert, John, 1810-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4406
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of miscellany relating to American actor Johns Gibbs Gilbert, including ephemera and theatrical programs from productions of the Gilbert Dramatic Association at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and a prop plot for an 1889... more
Eisenhower, Dwight D., (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6393
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was the 34th President of the United States. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. The papers... more
Gurin, David
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18767
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of one folder of material relating to public transit activism in New York City (1969-1970) collected by urban planner and public transportation activist David Gurin
Moore, Mary de Camp Banks
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18044
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
Mary de Camp Banks Moore (b.1878) was the daughter of Gen. Robert Lenox Banks, Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of the New York Central Railroad, and Mary de Camp Corning, widow of Edwin Weld Corning, who was the nephew of Erastus Corning,... more
Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4197
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Dr. Victor Hugo Paltsits (1867-1952) was an archivist, librarian, and New York State Historian who served as Keeper of Manuscripts for the New York Public Library from 1914 to 1941. Collection consists of correspondence of both a professional and... more
Gordon, Clara Reed
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4418
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
An account by Clara Reed Gordon of her visit to the 1939 New York World's Fair accompanied by her husband. Typescript with pictorial matter pasted in.
Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4463
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Various papers of Robert Green Ingersoll, the American politician and orator frequently called "The Great Agnostic," including brief letters, photographs, autographs, and ephemera relating to his lectures. Also present is material relating to the... more
Kiddle, Henry, 1824-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1643
.4 linear feet (2 folders)
Correspondence, diplomas, stock certificates, and legal papers belonging to Henry Kiddle, teacher and superintendent of New York City schools, and his descendants, Alfred W. and A. M. F. Kiddle, as well as Orr family relatives, and papers relating... more
Kitchelt, Richard, 1874-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4489
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, circular letters, essays, memorial material, and other items generated by or relating to labor activist Richard Kitchelt. Correspondence and circular letters mainly represent activities of the the Lithographic Artists', Engravers',... more
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4539
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters by and about American poet Edwin Markham, and material pertaining to engagements as a lecturer. Also present is a diploma, dated 1923, from Syracuse University, granting Markham an honorary doctorate in literature; a... more
International Gay Information Center
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2017
208.5 linear feet (135 cartons, 103 boxes)
The collection documents the gay liberation movement in New York City and America from the 1950s to the 1980s. Included are records of the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay Alliance of Brooklyn, Gay Switchboard of New York, the Mattachine Society... more
Quackenbush, Henry Marcus, 1847-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22962
1.2 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 volumes)
Henry Marcus Quackenbush (1847-1933) was an inventor and industrialist who developed and manufactured guns, nutcrackers, and nut picks, among other items. He founded H.M. Quackenbush Company in 1871. Quackenbush was a native of Herkimer, New York,... more
Republican National Committee (U.S.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4597
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, memorandums, press releases, clippings, and related material by and about the Republican National Committee, Eastern Division, and the 1940 campaign for Republican presidential candidate Wendell Willkie.
Sonnabend, Joseph A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6223
9.4 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joseph A. Sonnabend is a physician, laboratory scientist, clinical researcher, and community activist who contributed immeasurably to the fight against AIDS. As a pioneer in community-based research, he co-founded the AIDS Medical Foundation... more
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-028
170.97 linear feet (416 boxes, 4 other items)
Since its inception in 1954, the New York Shakespeare Festival/the Public Theater has been a highly acclaimed theater company, dedicated to achieving artistic excellence while developing an American theater that is accessible and relevant to all... more
New York Native
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2187
3.56 linear feet (7 boxes)
The New York Native was a bi-weekly newspaper for gays published in New York City beginning in 1980 by That New Magazine, Inc. The records, 1981-1988, include editorial correspondence, make-up sheets, and ephemera issued by gay and other... more
Fisher, Mark Lowe, d.1992
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1011
2.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Mark Lowe Fisher was a member of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), an activist organization formed in 1987 in New York City. ACT UP utilizes mass demonstrations and acts of civil disobedience to focus public and governmental attention on... more
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6303
6.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Florence Kelley papers document the professional career and family life of the Progressive-era social reformer. The papers include correspondence with her grandparents Isaac and Elizabeth Pugh, her parents William Bartram Kelley and Caroline... more
Schulson, Hyman A., 1912-1997
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4820
The collection consists of general correspondence of Hyman A. Schulson, an attorney, Zionist, and activist in Jewish community affairs; and papers relating to his employment as director of the Washington, D.C. office of the American Zionist... more