Found 15 collections related to New York Public Library

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
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
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
New York Public Library. Board of Trustees. Art Committee
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG5 4923
.1 cubic foot
The Art Committee of the Board of Trustees, established in the Library's early years, has general supervision over pictures, paintings, statuary, and other objects of art belonging to the N.Y.P.L. Corporation. Records of the Art Committee consist... more
Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3734
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A speech delivered at the annual meeting of the staff of the New York Public Library at Hunter College, October 1951. Published in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, November 1951
Chapman, Gilbert W.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-36
17 sound discs, analog; 17 sound discs, analog; 11, analog aluminum and glass-based acetate, 10 in.; 11, analog aluminum and glass-based acetate, 10 in.; 6, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.; 6, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.
Gilbert W. Chapman was a business executive in New York City who served as Director of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library. The collection consists of noncommercial sound... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 vol. (80 leaves), 29 cm; 1 vol. (80 leaves), 29 cm
From 3 May to 13 September of 1997 the New York Public Library's Humanities and Social Sciences building held an exhibition titled Visionary Daughters of Albion, which focused on the English writers Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. Chiefly... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 44
24 linear feet
The records of the Schomburg Center document the activities of the six individuals who managed the library, dating to its establishment by Ernestine Rose. The records are divided into the following series: General Correspondence, Reference... more
Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3270
6 linear feet (10 boxes, 10 v., 1 package)
Frank Weitenkampf (1866-1962) worked for the New York Public Library for 61 years. He started as a page at the Astor Library in 1881, became head of the NYPL Art Department, and served as Curator of Prints from 1921 until his retirement in 1942.... more
Dain, Phyllis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18397
5.86 linear feet (13 boxes)
Phyllis Dain is a Professor Emerita of Library Service at Columbia University. The Phyllis Dain papers consist of documents relating to her work as a library educator and historian, including the campaign to save the Columbia University Library... 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.
Skeel, Emily Ellsworth Ford, 1867-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2766
106 linear feet (150 boxes and 2 v.)
Emily Ford Skeel (1867-1958) was a bibliographer, editor and philanthropist. Her parents were Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a railroad and real-estate magnate and collector of Americana, and Emily Fowler Ford (1826-1893), a poet. Like her older... more
Enters, Angna, 1897-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 101
Personal and business correspondence. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence with agents, publishers, galleries, theaters, colleges and individuals. Contracts are filed under the respective agencies. The second series includes personal... more
Lortel, Lucille
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-006
The papers of Lucille Lortel relate the details of her life and career from teen years to her death in 1999, and include correspondence, production files, scripts, programs, production photographs, personal and family photographs, organization... more
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-011
The Lillian Gish papers (75 lf.) span the years 1909-1992 and consist of correspondence including letters from friends, family, fans and business associates, personal papers, business, legal and financial documents, scripts, writings, photographs... more
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17775
242.99 linear feet (574 boxes, 1 tube)
The Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers document the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007), noted for his political activities in the Democratic Party and for his acclaimed accounts of... more
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