Found 12 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-

Roskoff, Allen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17765
2.81 linear feet (7 boxes)
Alan Roskoff is a gay rights activist living and working in New York City. The Allen Roskoff papers consist of subject files which document his interest in political and social activism from 1972 to 2004.
Logan, Andy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4826
The Andy Logan Papers document the career of the journalist best known for writings published in The New Yorker magazine from 1942 through the 1990s. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, typescripts, galley... more
Liberal Party of New York State
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1751
197.5 linear feet (180 boxes, 28 volumes)
The Liberal Party of New York State, the most successful third party in the United States in the twentieth-century, was organized in New York City in l944 by two prominent trade union leaders, David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies... more
Seymour, Whitney North, 1901-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2730
166 linear feet (181 boxes)
Whitney North Seymour (1901-1983) was a New York City trial lawyer who was active in numerous legal, civic, political, and social organizations. After receiving his law degree from Columbia University in 1923, Seymour joined the law firm of... more
Isaacs, Stanley M. (Stanley Myer), 1882-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1526
52 linear feet (52 boxes)
Stanley Myer Isaacs (1882-1962) was a New York City politician and civic leader. After practicing law and being active in real estate, building and investments, Isaacs was elected president of the Borough of Manhattan in 1937. In 1941 he became a... more
Sontz, Carl, 1936-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2818
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Carl Sontz (1936- ) was an electrical engineer who was active in New York City politics. He served as head of Democratic Party clubs in the Bronx and ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for the City Council in 1961 and 1970. Bulk of... more
New York Public Interest Research Group. Straphangers Campaign
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6147
24 linear feet (59 boxes)
Community News Service (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2799
The Community News Service Records consist of the Daily File, the Education File and Miscellaneous Notes.
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2071
142 linear feet (140 boxes and 57 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, memoranda, press releases, reports, plans, photographs, clippings, and other printed matter documenting the career of Robert Moses. Personal Correspondence and "Library" (personal copy) files make... more
Bard, Albert Sprague, 1866-;City Club of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 206
63 linear feet (150 boxes)
Albert S. Bard (1866-1963) was an attorney and civic activist in New York City. A graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Law School, Bard came to New York City in 1893, where he engaged in the practice of corporation and general law until a few... more
Auletta, Ken
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 154
15.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Ken Auletta (b. 1942) is a journalist and author known for his coverage of political, governmental and economic matters, often focused on New York; since the early 1990s he has written mainly about the media and communications industries. The Ken... more
Schiff, Dorothy, 1903-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2691
119.8 linear feet (298 boxes)
Dorothy Schiff (1903-1989) was the publisher of the New York Post, the oldest daily newspaper in the United States, from 1942 to 1976. She wrote a column for the paper and served as editor-in-chief from 1961 until she... more