Found 88 collections related to Authors

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
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
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4643
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two brief letters by British author William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), one of them thanking the Cozzens family for the “jolliest day I have had for a long long time,” and a letter from Samuel Laurence to “my dear Judge” forwarding a pasted... more
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
Liggett, Walter W. (Walter William), 1886-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1760
2.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Walter William Liggett (1886-1935), American author, editor and political worker, worked at several newspapers in New York City before becoming a free-lance writer. He wrote books about pioneer life and published a biography of Herbert Hoover. In... 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
Blacque, Valentine Alexander
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 311
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Valentine Alexander Blacque was a businessman and author. Collection consists of letters from illustrators, literary friends and others, relating to Blacque's books. Correspondents include Edwin A. Abbey, Austin Dobson, Kate Greenaway, William... 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
Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6415
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of material by or about American author and journalist Julian Hawthorne, including brief letters discussing his work and fees charged; a draft of a letter to the editor of the New York Tribune protesting "the study of his... more
Lenz, Charles, 1840-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1734
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Lenz (1840-1914) was a journalist, author and editor in the U.S. Although he was born and educated in Germany, he served in the U.S. Civil War and participated in the suppression of the New York City draft riots in 1864. He edited several... more
Nordhoff, Charles, 1830-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901) was an American journalist and author. He edited the New York Evening Post from 1857 to 1871, was the New York Herald's Washington correspondent from 1874 to 1890, and wrote political works and books about the sea. He... more
Bacon, Edwin M. (Edwin Monroe), 1844-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 177
2 boxes
American journalist and author. Letters addressed to Edwin M. Bacon, chiefly as editor of the Boston Post, commenting on things published in the newspaper.
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
Chesterton, G.K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 528
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English poet, journalist, author, and critic. His literary criticism included works about Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, and George Bernard Shaw. He also wrote social criticism, plays, poetry, and... more
Johnson, Laura Winthrop, 1824-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1573
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Laura Winthrop Johnson (1825-1889) was an American author. Collection consists of Johnson's correspondence, poems and newsclippings. Correspondence concerns family affairs, literary matters, travel in Europe, and current events.
Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1368
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in 1890 went to Japan, where he wrote books and articles, taught in Japanese... more
Kippen, Manart, 1892-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1653
1 box
Manart Kippen was an American actor. Collection consists of papers of Manart Kippen and, in part, letters and papers of author Minna C. Smith, including two letters from Edward Everett Hale. Kippen papers include correspondence, 1915-1947,... 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
Gardiner, Dorothy, 1894-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1112
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Dorothy Gardiner (1894-1979) was an American author who wrote mysteries and novels about Colorado and the West. Collection consists of correspondence, notes and clippings, ca. 1930s-1960, generated by Gardiner's research on Colonel J.L Sanderson,... 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
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22909
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Notebook of British author William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), containing notes and drawings for his historical novel The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., and for lectures, with drawings of Lord North, Charles James Fox, the Duke of Cumberland,... more
Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4672
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of four letters written by Charles Dudley Warner, American journalist and author, along with an undated autograph bibliography of his works from 1852 to 1893, a clipped signature, and two portrait reproductions. Two letters to... 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
Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1547
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v., 1 oversize folder)
Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849-1913) was an American journalist and author; Catherine Ann Drinker Janvier (1841-1922) was a painter and author. They traveled extensively in Mexico, England and France and wrote guidebooks, fictional works and... 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
Seitz, Don C. (Don Carlos), 1862-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2717
2 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 packages)
Don Carlos Seitz (1862-1935), American journalist and author, worked for several magazines and newspapers, including the New York World where he was business manager from 1898 to 1923. In addition to his editorial career, he wrote biographies and... more
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2820
10 linear feet (12 boxes, 9 v.)
Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly... more
Cook, William Wallace, 1867-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 654
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
William Wallace Cook (1867-1933) was an American author of westerns, adventure stories, and other popular fiction in the form of dime novels, serials and screen and stage plays. Some of his work appeared under the pen-name John Milton Edwards.... more
Bain, George Grantham, 1865-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 181
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
George Grantham Bain (1865-1944), writer and inventor, founded the Bain News Service in New York City in 1907. He organized the first news photograph service in the U.S. and invented an automatic photo printer. Collection consists of typescripts... more
Dew, Louise E., 1871-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 781
4.4 linear feet (5 boxes)
Louise E. Dew (1871-1962), an American writer, editor and literary agent, began her career working in Chicago as a reporter and editor on special assignments for a variety of newspapers and magazines. She moved to New York City in the 1900s and... more