Found 5 collections related to Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs

Van Brunt, Adriance
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3123
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Adriance Van Brunt kept this diary and journal on his farm near Brooklyn, New York, from June 8, 1828 through March 20, 1830. Entries include details of farm activities; prices of farm products; stock on farm; wages paid employees; church and... more
Satterlee, Alfred H
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2679
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Alfred H. Satterlee was a coin and token collector who lived in Brooklyn, New York. This diary (2 vols.), which he kept from 1860-1861, contains many references to his collecting hobby and to political and military events at the beginning of the... more
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 406
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
The Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences was incorporated in 1859. The original Academy, located at 176-194 Montague Street in Brooklyn, New York, was destroyed by fire in 1903, and the new Academy was opened in 1908. Collection consists of... more
Morje, Benjamin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2059
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Morje made entries in this diary in June 1870 and January-February 1871. Entries describe life in Brooklyn and Manhattan, weather, parks, friends visited, theater and opera attended, popular music, Beethoven's centennial, news of Charles... more
Tredwell, Daniel M. (Daniel Melancthon), 1826-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3028
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Daniel Melancthon Tredwell (1825-1921) was an American businessman and bibliophile from Brooklyn, N.Y., who wrote about life and history on Long Island. Collection contains two holograph manuscripts by Tredwell. One manuscript, 1914, is a history... more