Found 43 collections related to Librarians

Broadbent, Alice S., 1885-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3840
1 folder
Alice S. Broadbent (née Cole) was a librarian. Recollections (8 p.), written in 1977, of her employment in the cataloging department of the Astor Library, ca. 1909-1910, and of her life in New York City as a single young working woman; also, a... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4960
.4 cubic feet
Richard De Gennaro (1926-) was Director of the New York Public Library from 1987 to 1990, at which time he assumed the position of Librarian of Harvard College. Prior to his appointment at N.Y.P.L., he had held senior library positions at Harvard... more
Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3735
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Austin Allibone was an American author and bibliographer, and from 1879 to 1888, a librarian of the Lenox Library, now the New York Public Library. His papers chiefly include correspondence, 1853-1899, including letters with George Putnam,... more
Busch, Wilhelm, b. 1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 440
1 linear foot (1 box, 1 package)
Wilhelm Busch (b. 1874) was a librarian at the New York Public Library from 1923 to 1939. Busch's diaries, largely in German, date both before and after his emigration to the United States from Germany. Entries record his daily life and career in... more
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4353
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891) was an American historian and librarian. The letters, written between 1857 and 1888, are mainly to the New York Tribune company, relating to the purchase of newspapers and offprints for the Wisconsin Historical... 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
Gilliam, Beverly
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4408
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from Beverly Gilliam, a Special Services librarian for the United States Air Force, written from Korea (1953 to 1955) and London (1956 to 1958) to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Matthews; to colleagues at the Aguilar Branch of the New York Public... 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
Johnston, Esther
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4470
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters, photographs,an interview transcript, and other material by or about Esther Johnston, a librarian who began her career with the New York Public Library in 1916, and who retired as Chief of the Circulation Department in 1951. Letters are... more
Peterson, Frank A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2392
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
Frank A. Peterson, a librarian on the staff of the New York Public Library, was a collector and cataloger of printed materials and manuscripts pertaining to the Church of Seventh-Day Adventists. Collection consists mainly of correspondence,... more
Gaillard, Edwin White, 1872-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1101
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin White Gaillard (1872-1928) was a librarian who worked at the New York Public Library from 1897 to 1928. Collection consists of miscellaneous papers, chiefly notes, clippings, and correspondence, relating to the history and residents of... more
Rosenthal, Herman, 1843-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2630
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Herman Rosenthal (1843-1917), who emigrated to the U.S. from Russia in 1881, was the first chief of the Slavonic Division (now the Slavic and Baltic Division) of the New York Public Library. Collection consists of Rosenthal's personal... more
Bernays, Jacob, 1824-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 270
.2 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of letters from Bernays to Christian Josias Karl von Bunsen and Friedrich Wilhelm Ritschl, and letters to Bernays from Christian A. Brandis, C.J.K. von Bunsen, Georg Bunsen, Heinrich Graetz, Friedrich Max-Müller, Theodor... more
Millener, Jessie Scott
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1995
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Jessie Scott Millener was a librarian at the New York Public Library. Her papers include correspondence, a diary, and ephemera relating to her work with the New York Public Library and the Young Men's Christian Association
Helbig, Richard E. (Richard Ernest), 1870-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22943
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Richard E. Helbig was a New York Public Library employee who worked with the German-American collection. His papers (1896-1938) are comprised of articles authored by Helbig; correspondence; bibliographic reports; and notes on the library's German... more
Astor Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23354
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
One scrapbook depicting the nearly empty interior of the Astor Library and two dozen loose photographs of library staff members. The library building appears to have been photographed when the Astor Library ceased operations at 425 Lafayette... more
Fishman, Israel David, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1012
5.46 linear feet (14 boxes)
Israel David Fishman (1938-) is best known for founding the Task Force on Gay Liberation (TFGL), a section of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Libraries Association. His papers document the early years of TFGL, Fishman's... more
Nelson, Charles Alexander, 1839-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2114
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Charles Alexander Nelson (1839-1933), librarian and bibliographer, was a Reconstruction administrator in New Bern, North Carolina, for a decade following the U.S. Civil War. He returned to the North in 1875 and worked until 1909 in various... more
Rockwell, William Walker
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2596
12.4 linear feet (31 boxes)
William Walker Rockwell (1874-1958) was a Congregational minister, professor of church history and librarian. After being ordained a minister of the Congregational Church in 1905, he joined the Union Theological Seminary in New YOrk City where he... more
Freedley, George, 1904-1967
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-052
29.5 linear feet, 52 boxes (5 vols., 1 oversize folder
Papers of George Freedley, author, educator, theatre critic, librarian and founder of the Theatre Collection of the New York Public Library.
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2050
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became... more
Jones, Ada Alice, 1861-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1584
2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
Ada Alice Jones (1861-1943), librarian and teacher, was a cataloger at the New York State Library in Albany. She also taught cataloging at the New York Library School from 1889 to 1911. Collection consists of Jones's correspondence and diaries.... more
New York Library Club
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2180
9.66 linear feet (23 boxes)
The New York Library Club was founded at Columbia College in 1885 by Melvil Dewey for the purpose of promoting libraries and librarianship in New York City and its environs. The collection dates from 1885 to 2002 and contains administrative... more
Javitz, Romana
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6197
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, diaries and other personal papers of Romana Javitz, Curator of The New York Public Library Picture Collection from 1929-1968.
Cogswell, Joseph Green, 1786-1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 586
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Joseph Green Cogswell (1786-1871) was an educator and librarian. He was appointed librarian and professor of mineralogy and geology at Harvard University in 1820, founded the Round Hill School in Northampton, Mass. with George Bancroft in 1823,... more
Myers, Paul, 1917-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-005
Papers of Paul Myers, librarian, author and curator of the Theatre Collection of the New York Public Library, 1967-1980.
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 878
90.5 linear feet (113 boxes)
Collection consists of materials reflecting Eames's interests and scholarly achievements in the fields of bibliography and librarianship. Correspondence, 1866-1937, includes both business and personal correspondence, mostly incoming, with... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4951
Records from the office of Ralph A. Beals, Director of the New York Public Library from 1946-1954.
Leland, Claude Granger, 1873-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1728
2.25 linear feet (2 boxes, 3 v.)
Claude G. Leland (1874?-1950) was the Superintendent of Libraries for the Board of Education of New York City from 1903 to 1943. He served in the U.S. Army from 1898 to 1903 and again from 1914 to 1919. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4953
Records of Edward Geier Freehafer, Director of The New York Public Library from 1954-1971. Records pertain to financial matters, library space, preservation of older library materials, acquisitions of new collections of art, manuscripts and rare... more