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Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4618
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Collection consists of a contract for the construction of the pedestal of the monument to Shakespeare in Central Park, as well as ephemera relating to the inauguration of the monument; correspondence, including letters to Lenox librarian Samuel... more
Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3735
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Austin Allibone was an American author and bibliographer, and from 1879 to 1888, a librarian of the Lenox Library, now the New York Public Library. His papers chiefly include correspondence, 1853-1899, including letters with George Putnam,... more
Smith, Alexander Howland
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.5 linear feet (3 v.)
Alexander Howland Smith, known as "Antique" Smith, was a forger from Edinburgh, Scotland. Before he was imprisoned in 1893, he had made hundreds of forged documents, in particular, letters and manuscripts of Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.... more
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2050
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became... more
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 878
90.5 linear feet (113 boxes)
Collection consists of materials reflecting Eames's interests and scholarly achievements in the fields of bibliography and librarianship. Correspondence, 1866-1937, includes both business and personal correspondence, mostly incoming, with... more
Lenox, James, 1800-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1732
4 linear feet linear feet (9 boxes)
Papers document the life of the New York bibliophile James Lenox, with an emphasis on his book collecting and philanthropic activities.
New York Public Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssArc RG10 5928
NYPL Archives Record Group 10 consists of visual materials that document New York Public Library buildings, programs, staff and predecessor institutions from 1875 to the present. Formats include photoprints, negatives, transparencies, albums,... more
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