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Clarke, William M. (William Malpas)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 122
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
William M. Clarke, surgeon's mate in the United States Navy, kept this journal on board the U.S.S. President (a frigate) and the U.S.S. Argus (a brig), entering daily sick reports along with a brief log of the weather, names of vessels sighted and... more
Milne, Samuel Milne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2010
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Details of uniforms and equipment of the British army, 1742-1881, collected by Samuel M. Milne of Leeds, England ca. 1913. Includes specimens of cloth, braid, and other material, mounted, with descriptive notes in manuscript, colored sketches,... more
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4557
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of letters and documents of American artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse. Material consists of ten letters from Morse to George Wood, Theodore Dwight, Thomas Gallaudet, Pliny Earle, the New York Tribune, and others; an... more
Astor family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 141
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 5 v.)
John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) was an American merchant, fur trader and capitalist. John Jacob Astor, III (1822-1890), financier and philanthropist, was his grandson; and William Waldorf Astor (1848-1929), who became Viscount Astor after moving to... more
Guerriere (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 272
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume was kept by John M. Berrien, midshipman in the United States Navy. It contains a log of the U.S.S. Guerriere, commanded by John Smith and bearing the broad pennant of Commodore Charles C.B. Thompson. Entries were made between February... more
Institoris, fl. 1825-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1512
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 folder)
Institoris was a Hungarian stage decorator. Collection consists of manuscripts on designing and painting of stage scenery, lighting and other technical practices relating to theaters in Vienna and Baden, Austria, and Pressburg, Hungary. Includes... more
Sabine family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2659
13 linear feet (23 boxes, 18 v.)
Joseph Sabin (1821-1881), Joseph F. Sabin (1846-1926) and J. Percy Sabin (1872-1934) were the principal proprietors of the family firm of book, autograph and print dealers doing business in the U.S. and England from 1842 to 1934. Joseph Sabin... more
Tracy, Albert, 1818-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3020
.5 linear feet (2 boxes); 1 microfilm reel
Papers contain letters received by Tracy, 1843-1888; an 1876 transcript of his diaries, 1858-1862; sketches; military papers including commissions, an annotated promotions and brevet book, 1847-1848, and copies of his annual reports as Adjutant... 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
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18137
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversize portfolio)
Writings, drawings and publications on or by Robert Fulton collected by civil engineer William Barclay Parsons for his book Robert Fulton and the Submarine, published in 1922.
Maloney, Margaret Sarah McKim
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1853
2 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of prominent members of the interrelated McKim and Garrison families collected by Margaret McKim Maloney and others. Included are papers of architect Charles Follen McKim, abolitionists... more
Burgess family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 431
4.25 linear feet (9 boxes, 2 vols)
The Burgess family papers document three generations of an English family involved in overseas commerce. Charles Henry Burgess (1806-1854) was the first British subject to export good directly from England to Persia. The papers contain... more
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1719
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Notebook was kept by Lee when he was an army engineer stationed at Fort... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Van Cortlandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3130
3 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
Members of the Van Cortlandt family were major Westchester County landowners and New York politicians from the 17th to the 19th century. The Van Wyck family was related to them by marriage. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal... more
Wharton, Thomas Kelah, 1814-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3306
1 linear foot (8 v.)
Thomas Kelah Wharton (1814-1862), architect, was superintendent of construction of the Customs House in New Orleans, La. Collection consists of seven volumes of diaries describing Wharton's activities in the social, educational, literary, and... more
Montague, Gilbert Holland, 1880-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18136
.4 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume, 1 oversize folder)
The Gilbert H. Montague Collection of Robert Fulton Manuscripts contains correspondence, writings and drawings by the famed American civil engineer and inventor.
Ross, F.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2632
.16 linear feet (1 volume)
F. Ross's journal of a voyage of the H.M.S. Tagus from England to the South Pacific, from November 26, 1813 through August 1814. Includes accounts of the capture of French ship of war Le Ceres and U.S.S. Essex and visits to Rio de Janeiro,... more
Dryad (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 845
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the British ship of war H.M.S. Dryad contains entries made between February 22, 1831 and August 16, 1832. Commodore John Hays was its commanded and the tender, "Black Joke," was kept by C.W. Otway while the Dryad cruised off the... more
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