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Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1149
.13 linear feet (1 box)
Notes of a report on geology of the region between the Rocky Mountains and the Cascade Mountains, made for the U. S. Northwestern Boundary Survey; eight pencil drawings by W. B. McMurtrie and L. Sonon; and a catalogue of geological specimens by... more
Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 816
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of manuscript of Dobuzhinskiĭ's memoirs, in Russian, ca. 1914-1952; and letters, writings, drawings and diagrams, lists, synopses of scenes, costume sketches, and miscellaneous documents, ca. 1930s-1950s, largely in Russian... more
Bumbala, W. J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 426
1.5 linear feet (1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
W.J. Bumbala was a radio engineer for an electrical equipment company in Phoenix, Arizona. During World War I he was interned in the U.S. as a German enemy alien. Autograph album which Bumbala kept during his internment at Fort Douglas, Utah... more
Fraternity (Literary Club)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1071
.86 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes)
Volumes of the manuscript periodical issued and privately circulated by The Fraternity, a social literary club, between 1877 and 1878. Issues contain poems, short stories, essays, and letters, as well as pen and ink, pencil, and painted... more
Beutler, John Baptist, 1824-1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19038
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Baptist Beutler (1824-1874) was a singer, music teacher, and caricaturist. Born in Freiburg, Germany, he resided in New York from about 1851 to 1861. Drawings and caricatures in the collection mainly represent musicians and composers, but... more
Thomas, Dorothy, 1898-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4644
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American author Dorothy Thomas (1898-1990), was a prolific short-story writer whose work appeared in numerous periodicals, including The New Yorker, Harper's and The Saturday Evening Post. The collection consists of typescripts of three short... more
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2865
3.25 linear feet (8 boxes and 1 v.)
David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly... more
Bowie, David Louis, 1939-1993
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 353
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
David Louis Bowie (1939-1993) served in the U.S. Air Force. After his retirement from the military, he worked for Pan American Airways and W.R. Keating Company as a shipping and transport specialist.
Astor family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 141
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 5 v.)
John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) was an American merchant, fur trader and capitalist. John Jacob Astor, III (1822-1890), financier and philanthropist, was his grandson; and William Waldorf Astor (1848-1929), who became Viscount Astor after moving to... more
Laacke, Bertha
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1674
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book titled "Poesie," maintained between 1868-1889. Includes pencil sketches and watercolor illustrations. In German.
Ferguson, James, 1710-1776
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 988
.3 linear feet (1 v.)
James Ferguson (1710-1776) was a Scottish philosopher, astronomer and engineer. Collection consists of scrapbook containing letters, ca. 1769-1775, by Ferguson, relating to his work and other scientific matters; drawings, pencil sketches, charts,... more
Institoris, fl. 1825-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1512
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 folder)
Institoris was a Hungarian stage decorator. Collection consists of manuscripts on designing and painting of stage scenery, lighting and other technical practices relating to theaters in Vienna and Baden, Austria, and Pressburg, Hungary. Includes... more
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3150
.3 linear feet (1 box and portfolio)
Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-born landscape architect who practiced in the U.S. He worked on the designs for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. In 1857 he began collaborating with Frederick Law Olmsted on... 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
Birren, Faber, 1900-1988
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 308
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Faber Birren (1900- ) was a color consultant to industry and the U.S. government. He wrote books on color theory and also works of fiction. Collection consists of typescripts of Birren's writings, photographs, and printed ephemera about Birren.... more
Van Der Weyde, Peter Henri, 1813-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3132
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Peter Henri Van Der Weyde (1813-1895) was a Dutch-American industrial scientist and inventor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, materials related to inventions, and miscellaneous family papers. Correspondence includes letters Van... more
Kohlbach-Bickel family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6305
5.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Kohlbach-Bickels were a Hungarian and Swiss family that contained a rabbi, a professor, engineers, and the first female Hungarian architect. The first generations originated in Hungary and Switzerland, with later branches moving to Germany,... more
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 469
17.1 linear feet (39 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversized folders); 2 cassettes
The papers of Truman Capote consist chiefly of holograph and typescript manuscripts of his works, both published and unpublished. The collection also includes correspondence, printed matter, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, and personal... more
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2346
6 linear feet (18 boxes)
William Barclay Parsons (1859-1932) was an American civil engineer. Collection consists of correspondence, lecture notes, and materials used in preparation of Parsons's book, Engineers and Engineering in the Renaissance, published in 1939.... more
Central and Eastern European Planning Board
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 501
9.25 linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence of Feliks Gross; minutes of the steering and other committees; reports relating to post-World War II planning and reconstruction in Eastern Europe; policy memoranda and research papers relating to the... more
Norton, Henry Kittredge, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2263
3 linear feet (4 boxes, 3 v.)
Henry Kittredge Norton (1884-1965) was an American educator, journalist, author, and businessman. He was an advocate of aerial transit as a method of urban mass transportation. His positions included trustee and president of the New York,... more
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2590
8 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 package)
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) was an American poet. He lived in New York City and also worked at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Collection consists of the Lewis M. Isaacs (1877-1944) collection of E.A. Robinson's... more
Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1918
38 linear feet (81 boxes)
Hudson Maxim (1853-1927) was an American inventor, mechanical engineer and explosives expert. He worked as a consultant for the Du Pont Company from 1897 to 1927 and wrote books on explosives and literary and political matters. Collection consists... more
Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1634
2.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) was an American publisher and art dealer. He worked for various literary magazines and published several others. From 1916 to 1929 and 1937 to 1939 he was president of the Anderson Galleries. He started the Lexington... more
Stanley, Edmund A., 1924-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4814
10.86 linear feet (28 boxes, 4 volumes)
The collection consists of miscellaneous corporate records of Bowne & Co., Inc., and papers relating to the Bowne family of Flushing, Long Island, N. Y., including original letters by Robert Bowne and other members of the Bowne and related... more
Eustace, Edward J., 1897-1971
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 953
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Edward J. Eustace (1897-1971) was an American poet, playwright and screenwriter for the Fox Film Corporation. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, drawings, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1920-1971, is with Eustace's... more
Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2780
1.7 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v.); 2 microfilm reels
Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith (1806-1893) was an author, lyceum lecturer and early activist on behalf of women's rights. Her writings included novels, poetry, children's books, plays, essays, stories, and articles for newspapers and magazines. She... more
Snider, Jacob, 1811-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2801
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Jacob Snider (1811-1866), of Philadelphia, Pa., was an inventor of artillery, notably the Snider rifle which was used by the British Army. His son John Vaughan Snider was also an inventor. They were both involved in a lawsuit against the British... more
Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2296
5.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
James Oppenheim (1882-1932), an American poet, novelist and editor, was a member of the bohemian circle of poets, artists and intellectuals that flourished in Greenwich Village, New York, during the 1910s. He began his career writing short stories... more
Skinner, Constance Lindsay, 1882-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2769
13.8 linear feet (18 boxes)
Constance Lindsay Skinner (1882-1939) was a Canadian-born author, critic, historian, and playwright. Her writings included poetry, novels, plays, literary and music criticism, historical works, and adventure stories for children. She wrote... more