Found 38 collections related to Authors

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4646
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of holograph fragments by Henry David Thoreau: from Cape Cod, Chapter V, The Wellfleet Oysterman, 2 p. on 1 leaf (removed from NYPL copy of The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Manuscript Edition, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin,... more
Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... more
Smith, Seba, 1792-1868
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2791
1 box
Author and editor of Portland, Maine, and New York City. His wife, Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith, was an author, lyceum lecturer and early women's rights activist. Papers include his autobiography prepared for the "Bowdoin Memorial;" letters, 1813,... more
Burge, Marie Louise
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 430
.8 linear feet (1 box, 3 v.)
Marie Louise Burge was an American author. Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Burge and her family. Includes Burge's letters to the press; her lectures; materials concerning her father,... more
Magnin, Charles, 1793-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | *ZL-488 [Microfilm]
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of lecture notes compiled by Magnin from a course of study at the Sorbonne, 1834-1835, which constitute the source materials he used to write Les Origines du Théâtre Moderne, 1838. Also included are transcripts by Magnin of... more
Embury, Emma C. (Emma Catherine), 1806-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 921
1.7 linear feet (3 boxes)
Emma Catherine Manley Embury (1806-1863) was an American poet and novelist who was a frequent contributor, under the pen-name Ianthe, to popular periodicals. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, financial and legal papers, notebooks... more
Horton, R. G. (Rushmore G.), 1826-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6293
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Rushmore G. Horton (1826-1867) was editor of The Weekly Day Book (later the New-York Weekly Caucasian and the New-York Weekly Day-Book Caucasian), a New York City pro-slavery newspaper, as well the author of several publications, including The... more
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1524
15 linear feet (25 boxes, 10 v.); 7 microfilm reels
Washington Irving (1783-1859), the American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American... more
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 756
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Van Ness, William Peter, 1778-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4659
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
William Peter Van Ness (1778-1826) of Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York and New York City was a lawyer, U.S. District Court judge, author, and Columbia College graduate. He was active in Democratic-Republican politics and served as Aaron... more
Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23028
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826), a Congregational clergyman, was known as "the father of geography". His lectures on geography included Geography Made Easy (1784), the first geography publication in the U.S. Morse established the Andover Theological... more
Winthrop, Theodore, 1828-1861
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3363
2.6 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume)
Theodore W. Winthrop (1828-1861) was an American author who wrote travel books and books about art and poetry. He served in the N.Y. militia and was killed in Virginia in the U.S. Civil War. Collection consists of Winthrop's correspondence,... more
Schroeder, Theodore, 1864-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2696
3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Theodore Albert Schroeder (1864-1953) was an American lawyer, author and specialist in evolutionary psychology. When he lived in Salt Lake City he became an expert on the Mormon religion. After moving to New York City to pursue his legal career,... more
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2891
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903) was an American poet, author, editor, and literary critic. He worked as a customs inspector and in the Dept. of Docks in New York City; then as literary reviewer for the New York World from 1871 to 1876; city... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2441
.75 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, and critic. The collection contains a holograph manuscript of the poem "Eulalie," a roll manuscript of "Thou Art the Man," fragments of extracts of periodical criticism, an undated fragment on... more
Baldwin, Joseph G. (Joseph Glover), 1815-1864
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 186
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Joseph Glover Baldwin (1815-1864) was an American jurist and author. Robert MacDonald Lester (1888-1969) was an author, teacher and employee of the Carnegie Institute of New York. His published works include Forty Years of Carnegie Giving (1941).... more
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 754
1.26 linear feet (6 volumes)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Stephens, Ann S. (Ann Sophia), 1810-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2871
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Ann Sophia Winterbotham Stephens (1810-1886) was an American author and associate editor of the magazine Ladies Companion. She published over twenty-five historical romances and domestic novels. Collection contains correspondence, writings,... more
Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1419
1.8 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 v., 1 package)
Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819-1881) was an American author, journalist and editor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, papers concerning Abraham Lincoln, and family records. Materials include manuscripts of Holland's books, Arthur... more
Wilstach, Frank Jenners, 1865-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3355
8 linear feet (13 boxes, 5 v.)
Frank Jenners Wilstach (1865-1933) was an American theatrical business manager, press agent, author, and compiler of A Dictionary of Similes. In addition to the dictionary, which was first published in 1916, he wrote a book and articles about Wild... more
Walsh, Townsend
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3213
The Townsend Walsh Papers (1763-1935, bulk 1890-1935) consist of the professional and personal papers of theatrical press agent Townsend Walsh (1872-1935). The collection includes important material relating to both the theatre and circus in the... more
Dwight family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 874
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 microfilm reels)
Among the notable members of the Dwight family of Connecticut were: Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), a Congregational minister and president of Yale College; Theodore Dwight (1764-1846), a lawyer, editor and author; Theodore Dwight, Jr. (1796-1866),... more
Mitchell, Joseph, 1908-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23209
56.58 linear feet (127 boxes, 4 volumes, 2 oversized folders); 419.23 mb (504 computer files)
The Joseph Mitchell papers (1838-2011) primarily relate to Mitchell's career as a journalist and New Yorker writer and his proclivity to document life in New York City. The collection is comprised of correspondence,... more
Sobel, Bernard, 1936-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-071
5.35 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Bernard Sobel (1887-1964) was an American author and theatrical press agent. His papers include drafts, notes, research materials, and other unidentified papers relating to Sobel's writing; correspondence; photographs; notebooks; a diary; and... more
Davis, Gherardi, 1858-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 736
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Gherardi Davis (1858-1941), an American lawyer, author and state legislator, was the third Deputy Police Commissioner of New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, diaries, autobiography, notes, illustrations, essays on the Bible, and... more
Henderson, Harold Gould
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1378
2.7 linear feet (7 boxes)
Harold Gould Henderson (1889-1974) was an American author, teacher, translator, and anthologist of Japanese poetry. He taught the history of Japanese art at Columbia University, was president of the Society of Japanese Studies and the Japan... more
Carr, John Foster, 1869-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 477
9.75 linear feet (19 boxes)
John Foster Carr (1869-1939), lecturer and author, promoted the education and Americanization of immigrants, particularly Italian immigrants. He was founder and director of the Immigrant Publication Society; was active in the American Library... more
Bigelow, John, 1817-1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 301
22.9 linear feet (37 boxes, 76 volumes)
John Bigelow (1817-1911) was an American author, editor and diplomat. His papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, and other papers relating to his career as editor of the New York Evening Post, as inspector of prisons in New York... more
Day, Clarence, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 741
The Clarence Day Papers document the literary career, business activity, personal life and family background of the author and illustrator. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, galley... more
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