Found 19 collections related to Europe -- Description and travel

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
Rhodes family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2597
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Rodd family was from London, England. Collection consists of letters to Thomas Rodd, Jr., bookseller in London, and to his brother, Horatio Rodd, dealer in books, pictures and prints. Also, note on Rodd family genealogy, notebook of Thomas... more
Moore, C. W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2049
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
These diaries (4 vols.) were kept between 1842 and 1871 by New York City dry goods merchant C. W. Moore, of the firm C. W. and J. T. Moore and Company. They cover the years 1842-1847, 1852-1857, and 1870-1871 and include records of travels in... more
Olcott, Euphemia M
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2289
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Euphemia M. Olcott lived in New York City. Collection consists of Olcott's correspondence, 1892-1911; her diary of a trip to Europe, 1902-1903; school notebooks and compositions, 1856-1860; and commonplace books, 1850-1920. Also included are items... more
Peters, Henry Hunter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2391
.3 linear feet (2 boxes, 9 v.)
Henry Hunter Peters, merchant and farmer, had a mercantile business in California and then farmed in Southboro, Mass. Collection consists of diaries, correspondence, accounts, lectures, photographs, and printed matter. Diaries, 1850-1856, describe... 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
Broadley, Fanny, fl. 1842
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 volumes
Fanny Broadley was probably born in England, ca. 1820, one of four sisters. She married Henry Burrows (to whom she refers intermittently in her diaries); they had four daughters, Lucy, Constance, Mary Alice, and Dorothy. Travel diaries kept by... more
Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3221
2.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Samuel Ward (1814-1884) was an American lobbyist, financier, author, and adventurer. He was the son of the banker Samuel Ward (1786-1839) and the grandson of Samuel Ward (1756-1832) soldier and merchant. His sister was Julia Ward Howe, author of... more
Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 865
2 linear feet (6 boxes and 1 v.)
Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886), the American engraver and painter, began his career as the pupil and partner of Peter Maverick. After 1835 Durand devoted himself to painting, producing figure pieces, portraits and then landscapes. He and Thomas... more
Pollard family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2450
7 linear feet (17 boxes)
Richard Pollard (1829-1908) was an insurance agent in Lynchburg, Virginia, and a trader during the 1850s in the Chinese import/export business. He served in the Confederate Army during the U.S. Civil War and was active in the Court St. Methodist... more
Phelps, J. W. (John Wolcott), 1813-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2399
John Wolcott Phelps (1813-1885) was a graduate of West Point, Brigadier General in the U.S. Army, and the presidential candidate of the anti-Masonic American Party in 1880. The collection consists of his correspondence, writings on politics and... more
Dwight family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 874
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 microfilm reels)
Among the notable members of the Dwight family of Connecticut were: Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), a Congregational minister and president of Yale College; Theodore Dwight (1764-1846), a lawyer, editor and author; Theodore Dwight, Jr. (1796-1866),... more
Butler family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssColl NYGB 18243
32.1 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Butler, Huntington, Smith, Cooke, and Clinch families were united through intermarriage and included prominent lawyers, architects, doctors, judges, politicians, scientists, and land owners hailing from New York City, Long Island, Boston,... more
Burgess family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 431
4.25 linear feet (9 boxes, 2 vols)
The Burgess family papers document three generations of an English family involved in overseas commerce. Charles Henry Burgess (1806-1854) was the first British subject to export good directly from England to Persia. The papers contain... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
Webster, William G. (William Greenleaf), 1805-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3259
3.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
William Greenleaf Webster (1805-1869), an American editor and publisher, was the son of lexicographer Noah Webster. He participated in the editing, publication and sale of his father's dictionaries and other books. Collection consists of... more
Daly, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1816-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 724
17.66 linear feet (12 boxes, 32 volumes; 1 microfilm reel)
Charles Patrick Daly (1816-1899) was an American jurist, lecturer and writer who served as a judge of the New York City Court of Common Pleas for over forty years, the last twenty-seven as chief justice. Maria Lydig Daly, his wife, was active in... more
Bigelow family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 299
64.72 linear feet (113 boxes)
The Bigelow family papers include correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks of memorabilia, photographs, and printed matter belonging to John Bigelow and various relatives, particularly his granddaughter, Charlotte Kenner Harding.
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Backus, Standish, 1875-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18073
1.08 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Standish Backus (1875-1943) was a corporate lawyer and president of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company from 1920 to 1943. The collection is composed of correspondence concerning his genealogical research on the Standish, Backus, and related... more