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Found 35 collections related to Europe -- Description and travel

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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
Kent, William, 1858-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1637
.3 linear feet (1 box)
William Kent (1858-1910), a New York City lawyer, was the great-grandson of James Kent (1763-1847) who was Chancellor of New York. Collection consists of correspondence, press releases, diary, memorabilia, and scrapbook relating to the lives of... more
Roe, Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye), 1844-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2607
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Alfred Seelye Roe (1844-1917) was a historian. Collection consists of journal from Roe's trip to Europe entitled "My Trip Abroad with Notes and Comments on What I Saw and Heard" (1890), describing the trip and his return on the steamer Waesland of... more
Peyton, Bernard, 1826-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2395
76 leaves, 29 cm; 76 leaves, 29 cm
Bernard Peyton (1826-1906) of Charlottesville, Virginia and San Francisco, California, was an American businessman and entrepreneur. Bernard Peyton letters, 1856 June-1857 April, in typescript carbon copy, consist of eighteen letters written... 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
Curtis, Charles Boyd
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 709
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles Boyd Curtis kept this diary during his European travels in 1895
Denslow, Dwight B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 772
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Dwight B. Denslow and his wife, Louise A. Denslow, kept this diary during travels by sea and land between November 9, 1861-July 1, 1862. They toured Europe, the Mediterranean, Egypt and the Holy Lands, sailing from Brooklyn, New York. Entries... 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
Prentiss, George Lewis, 1816-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2488
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George Lewis Prentiss made brief daily entries in this diary from January 1-December 31, 1860. He was in Europe through September and subsequently in New York City
Rockafellar, Harry, 1840-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17944
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Harry Rockafellar (1840-1875) was an American merchant, Civil War veteran, and commanding Colonel of the 71st Regiment, New York State National Guard, from 1869 to 1872. Harry Rockafellar was the son of Mary M. and Asa J. Rockafellar of... 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
Johnson, Laura Winthrop, 1824-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1573
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Laura Winthrop Johnson (1825-1889) was an American author. Collection consists of Johnson's correspondence, poems and newsclippings. Correspondence concerns family affairs, literary matters, travel in Europe, and current events.
Libbey, Laura Jean, 1862-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1750
1.23 linear feet (6 volumes)
Laura Jean Libbey was a popular American author of romance novels. She kept these journals (6 vols.) from 1892-1903 during tours through Europe, Egypt, the West Indies, and Bermuda. The journals include information on Florence, Genoa, Naples,... more
Hayden, Levi
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1364
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
Levi Hayden was a marine engineer from New York City. In these diaries, he describes his service with the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron under Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee; other military actions in the United States Civil War; his work and... 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
Browne, Charles Albert, 1870-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 418
24 linear feet (18 boxes, 69 v.)
Charles Albert Browne was an American chemist, science writer and food technologist dealing primarily with sugar. Collection consists of Browne's journals, writings, correspondence, and photographs. Materials include journals, 1919-1945, (with... more
Carter, George H., 1874-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 483
4.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
George Henry Carter (1874-1948) served as U.S. Government Printer from 1921 to 1934. As head of the Government Printing Office (GPO) he was a crusader against waste and corruption. Before assuming that position he had been a journalist and... 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
Bense family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 264
1 linear foot (1 box)
J. Anne Bense and Evangeline Isabelle Bense were cousins or sisters from the Boston area who traveled with other family members for almost ten years at the end of the 19th century. Collection consists of diaries of J. Anne Bense and Evangeline... 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
Lydenberg, Harry Miller, 1874-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1821
23.2 linear feet (55 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Harry Miller Lydenberg (1874-1960) was an American librarian, scholar, and the third director of the New York Public Library, from 1934 to 1941. His work for the library spanned nearly forty years. The collection dates from 1892 to 1961 and... more
Haste, Gwendolen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1349
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Gwendolen Haste (1889-1979) was an American poet. She wrote poems and short stories, worked in public relations at the General Foods Corporation from 1926 to 1954, and was active in the Poetry Society of America. She won the Nation Poetry Prize in... 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
Howard, Francis Gilman, 1869-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1443
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Francis Gilman Howard (1869-1937) was an American landscape architect and designer of garden furniture and ornaments. Collection consists of Howard's correspondence, sketches, photographs, and clippings and other printed matter. Correspondence,... 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