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Gilder, Rodman, 1877-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1156
.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
Rodman Gilder (1877-1953) was an American editor and author. He was editor of Criterion and Credit Monthly and wrote on various subjects. The best known of his literary works is The Battery New York, a History (1935). He was also the archivist of... more
United War Work Campaign, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3109
.3 linear feet (1 folder, 3 oversize folders)
United War Work Campaign, an American private organization, coordinated fundraising for World War I war work with American servicemen. The Campaign did fundraising for seven welfare societies: National War Work Council of the Young Men's Christian... more
War Welfare Council of Philadelphia
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.2 linear feet (1 v.)
The War Welfare Council of Philadelphia raised funds during World War I. Collection consists of posters, booklets, forms, instructions, publicity handouts, and other items used in the May 1918 War Chest drive in Philadelphia. Also includes music... more
Wuttge, Frank, d. 1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3401
50 linear feet (46 boxes)
Frank Wuttge, Jr. was a writer and researcher with interests in the history of New York City, Edgar Allan Poe and poetry. His father, Frank Wuttge, Sr. was a photographer active in German-American organizations. Collection consists of... more
Fierce Pussy (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 995
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Fierce Pussy is a lesbian artist/activist public art collective formed in 1991 in New York City. Work of the collective focuses on issues of lesbian visibility and lesbian and gay rights. Collection consists of approximately thirty works by Fierce... more
Parmelee, Foster
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2340
11 linear feet (22 boxes, 1 package)
Foster Parmelee was a New York City businessman and adult educator. He was a charter member of the United World Federalists, secretary in the Campaign for World Government, and participated in many conventions of the world government movement.... more
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2846
10 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joel Elias Spingarn (1875-1939) was an American literary critic, poet, teacher, and social reformer. After teaching comparative literature at Columbia University, he became active in literary and public affairs. He helped to found the National... more
Victory Book Campaign
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3164
5 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Victory Book Campaign (VBC), originally named the National Defense Book Campaign, was established in 1941 by the American Library Association, the American Red Cross, and United Service Organizations (USO). The Campaign's purpose was to... more
Roskoff, Allen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17765
2.81 linear feet (7 boxes)
Alan Roskoff is a gay rights activist living and working in New York City. The Allen Roskoff papers consist of subject files which document his interest in political and social activism from 1972 to 2004.
George Kleine (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1138
15.75 linear feet (2 boxes and 63 v.)
The George Kleine Company distributed motion picture films. The company was established by George Kleine (1864-1931) who was involved in various ventures in the early motion picture industry. He also formed the Kleine Optical Company to handle the... more
O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4803
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jessie Lloyd O'Connor was a journalist and pro-labor activist from the 1920s until her death in 1988. She predominantly wrote for the Federated Press, a news service oriented toward labor and unions. O'Connor's articles were published in a variety... more
Gran Fury (Artists' collective)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3648
1.25 linear feet (4 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 9 oversize items)
Gran Fury was an artists' collective devoted to AIDS activism through agitprop art. Named after the Plymouth automobile favored by the New York City police department, Gran Fury drew its membership from the ranks of ACT UP/NY (AIDS Coalition to... more
Smith, Randall B., 1916-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2790
3 linear feet (4 boxes)
Randall B. Smith (1916-1989) was a veteran of the International Brigades who fought in the Spanish Civil War, and an active member of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Collection consists of materials relating to the Spanish Civil War... more
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 469
17.1 linear feet (39 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversized folders); 2 cassettes
The papers of Truman Capote consist chiefly of holograph and typescript manuscripts of his works, both published and unpublished. The collection also includes correspondence, printed matter, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, and personal... more
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6398
160 linear feet (592 boxes)
Rosika Schwimmer (1877-1948) was a Hungarian-born writer and political activist who spent her life working for the causes of feminism, pacifism, and world government. She was the mastermind of the 1915 Ford Peace Expedition, and in 1937 co-founded... more
Field, William B. Osgood
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6090
112 linear feet (274 boxes, 1 volume, 1 map case folder)
William Bradhurst Osgood Field and his family were prominent members of New York City and Lenox, Massachusetts society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Field was an avid book collector, gentleman farmer, and philanthropist who sat on... more
Ecco Press
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 111
150.5 linear feet (358 boxes, 1 oversized folder); 1 audio file, 2 vhs tapes
Ecco Press was an independent small-trade publisher known for presenting distinguished new work in international poetry and fiction writing through its books and its journal Antaeus, and for reissuing neglected classics in a variety of fields,... more
Hillard, George B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1398
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
George B. Hillard was active in the Prohibition Party, the Young People's Prohibition League and a variety of other prohibition organizations in New York City from the 1880s through 1914. He ran for state and local office and served as a local... more
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2590
8 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 package)
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) was an American poet. He lived in New York City and also worked at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Collection consists of the Lewis M. Isaacs (1877-1944) collection of E.A. Robinson's... more
People with AIDS Coalition
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2379
30.44 linear feet (73 boxes, 2 folders)
The records document the pioneering efforts of a non-profit organization in New York City founded by people living with AIDS for the purpose of developing programs of caring and support for people with AIDS (PWAs) and for combating the atmosphere... more
Healey, Horace Grant, 1867-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1366
8.5 linear feet (6 boxes, 4 v., 2 oversize folders)
Horace Grant Healey (1867-1938) was a practitioner of the art of penmanship. His career included teaching in New York City schools and affliation with the Penman's Art Journal and its successor, Business Journal. Collection consists of scrapbooks,... more
Lloyd, Georgia, 1913-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1787
46 linear feet; 109 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversize folder
Author, peace activist, world government advocate and philanthropist, Georgia Lloyd, 1913-1999, was executive secretary of the Campaign for World Government from 1943 until 1990. Her papers consist of correspondence, professional writings and... more
Manford, Jeanne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1857
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Jeanne Manford, mother of gay rights activist Morty Manford, is best known as co-founder of the first support group for parents of gay children. Known as Parents of Gays (POG), the group was the predecessor to PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Gays... more
Pesotta, Rose, 1896-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2390
25 linear feet (45 boxes, 4 packages)
Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official. Collection consists of correspondence and papers reflecting Pesotta's career as official of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and as organizer of garment workers in various cities... more
Sontz, Carl, 1936-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2818
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Carl Sontz (1936- ) was an electrical engineer who was active in New York City politics. He served as head of Democratic Party clubs in the Bronx and ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for the City Council in 1961 and 1970. Bulk of... more
ACT UP New York (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 10
97.4 linear feet (234 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes, 1 oversize item)
The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was founded in March 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Center in New York City's Greenwich Village as an organization devoted to direct action (demonstrations and civil disobedience) to call the... more
Marx, Anne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1887
24.2 linear feet (58 boxes)
Anne Marx was a poet, lecturer and editor. She was vice-president of the Poetry Society of America in 1978 and regional president of the National League of American Pen Women in 1992. She died April 16, 2006. The collection contains correspondence... 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
Grauer, Ben
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1202
6.2 linear feet (7 boxes)
Benjamin Franklin (Ben) Grauer (1907-1977) was an American radio and television announcer, reporter and news commentator. In the mid 1960s he assembled a collection of mainly French historical manuscripts. Collection contains approximately 10,000... more
New York Public Interest Research Group. Straphangers Campaign
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6147
24 linear feet (59 boxes)
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