Found 37 collections related to Research notes

Cochran, John W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4211
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Cochran family papers consist of the diary, in shorthand, of John W. Cochran of Illinois and Vancouver, Washington, kept while serving with Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War, a few letters to him from Robert G. Ingersoll, clippings and... more
Allaben, Frank, 1867-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6341
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The file consists of research notes, genealogies, and correspondence generated in the course of Frank Allaben's research into the Little family of Boston, particularly relating to Luther Little, born 1756 in Marshfield, Massachusetts, who served... more
Pitman, H. Minot (Harold Minot), 1888-
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 137
7 linear feet (17 boxes)
Harold Minot Pitman (1888-1970) was an attorney who became a full-time genealogist, and headed several genealogical societies. Correspondence, genealogical research notes, genealogical tables, Bible and family records, coats of arms, as well as a... more
Sznajderman, Marius, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-204
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marius Sznadjerman was born in Paris in 1926. He escaped to Spain with his parents in 1942, moving to Venezuela where he attended the School of Fine Arts in Caracas. After moving to the United States in 1949, Sznajderman studied at Columbia... more
Vail, Alfred, 1807-1859
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 166
15.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
Between 1837 and 1844, inventor Alfred Lewis Vail worked together with Samuel F.B. Morse in the development and spread of the telegraph. In 1848, Vail moved to his home town, Morristown, New Jersey, and spent the last ten years of his life... more
De Luze, Philip Schuyler
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 149
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Philip Schuyler de Luze (d. 1909) was a genealogical and heraldic researcher of New York City and New Rochelle, New York, apparently active ca. 1880-ca. 1909. Handwritten genealogical research notes in notebooks on some 65 families, with a few... more
Sisson, Richard, 1936-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-027
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard Sisson research materials (1921-2002) concern actors Evelyn Brent and Dwight Marfield. The bulk of the collection relates to Brent and her work in silent film. Materials about Brent include Sisson's research notes, his correspondence... more
Price, Julia S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-044
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Julia Seaman Price papers (1951-1973) contain correspondence, notes, newspaper articles, and theater programs that Price compiled in preparation of her book, The Off-Broadway Theater (1962). Correspondence consists of Price's letters... more
Holland, Jeanette B.
Music Division | JPB 14-26
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jeanette B. Holland (1901-2001), was a musicologist and a scholar of early music. The Jeanette B. Holland papers, dating from 1949 to 1976, contain her research notes, annotated copies of Renaissance music manuscripts, papers by other researchers,... more
Diether, Jack
Music Division | JPB 13-28
9.06 linear feet (23 boxes)
Jack Diether (1919-1987) was a journalist and musicologist best known for his expertise in and promotion of the music of Gustav Mahler and Anton Bruckner. The Jack Diether papers, dating from 1941 to 2006, hold correspondence, research files, and... more
Woody, McIver
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 170
11 linear feet (19 boxes)
Notebooks and loose genealogical research notes, correspondence, family charts, photocopies of 18th-19th century family records (documents), maps, photographs, and negatives on the Woody and allied families, including Calmes, Dalrymple, and Dowd,... more
Phillips-Matz, Mary Jane
Music Division | JPB 13-17
22.7 linear feet (51 boxes)
Mary Jane Phillips-Matz (1926-2013) was an American scholar and writer, noted for her many articles on opera and her biographies of composers Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini, as well as her translations of opera libretti for the Metropolitan... more
Ward, Clare McVickar
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 177
19.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Clare Ward is a genealogist. Research notes, correspondence, photocopies of documents, photographs, genealogical tables and family worksheets on various families, compiled by professional genealogist Clare McVickar Ward. Includes research by... more
Callarman, Barbara Dye
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 178
13 linear feet (25 boxes)
The progenitor, Laurens Duyts, a Dane, emigrated to New Amsterdam and died in New Jersey. Correspondence, handwritten and photocopied research notes, family record worksheets, card files, clippings, photographs, photocopies of legal documents,... more
Gruen, John
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 335
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Gruen is an American biographer, photographer, and writer and critic on the arts, particularly dance. The John Gruen papers document Gruen's writing career from 1970 to 1984. The collection contains correspondence, articles written by Gruen,... more
Thompson-Stahr, Jane, 1929-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22539
11.33 linear feet (23 boxes, 2 volumes)
The Burling Family Genealogical research files consist primarily of notes and secondary source material compiled by genealogist Jane Thompson-Stahr. The files trace the ancestors and descendants of Edward and Grace Burling, Quakers who arrived in... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17809
7.14 linear feet (17 boxes)
William Safire (1929-2009) was a political speechwriter, journalist, and longtime columnist for The New York Times. The William Safire papers contain correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and news sources (1973-1989); readers' mail... more
Wynner, Edith
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17917
76.92 linear feet (176 boxes)
Edith Wynner (1915-2003) was a writer, speaker, and activist for world government, peace, and feminism throughout the 20th century. The Edith Wynner papers document her work as secretary to Mme. Rosika Schwimmer, lecturer and author on world... more
Hazelton, Harold
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 183
38 linear feet (32 boxes)
Genealogist and advertising writer, Harold Hazelton (1904-1991), was library director of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society from 1965 to 1976, as well as associate editor of The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society... more
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22284
8.4 linear feet (21 boxes)
Geoffrey Ward is the author of A Disposition to Be Rich, a biography of his great-grandfather, Ferdinand Ward, who ran a fraudulent Wall Street investment firm from 1880 to 1884. The Geoffrey Ward collection on Ferdinand Ward and the Ward family... more
Arnest, Barbara M.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 484
1.83 linear feet (3 containers)
Barbara Arnest (1923-2017) was a writer and the editor of The Colorado College Magazine, the college's alumni magazine. Arnest, a long time Colorado Springs resident, worked on an unfinished biography of modern dance... more
Hastings, Katharine Bagg, 1877-1955
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 129
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Barber Family Research Files of Katharine Bagg Hastings consist of correspondence, notebooks, notes, worksheets, and ephemera tracing the genealogy of the Barber family. Also included are a partial manuscript, as well as several illustrations,... more
Ferris, Morris Patterson, 1855-
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 127
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Morris P. Ferris Genealogical Research Files largely document Ferris’ own family history, but also contain research materials for genealogies of several other families, including the Brewer, Hadley, Haines (Haynes), and Mason families.
Banta, Theodore M. (Theodore Melvin), 1834-1910
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 128
.5 linear feet
The Theodore M. Banta Genealogical Notes comprise correspondence, handwritten transcriptions, several clippings, and a large bound notebook relating to his family history.
Baron, Carol
Music Division | JPB 13-20
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Carol Baron research papers on Stefan Wolpe document Baron's research toward a never-completed biography of the composer. The papers hold correspondence from Wolpe, interview transcripts, notes, photographs, score and lecture manuscripts,... more
Robilant, Claire Hesslein de
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 316
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Claire de Robilant was a dance historian and archivist. The Claire de Robilant papers include drafts of her unpublished book on the history of ballet in South America, typescripts of articles and other writings on ballet, documents related to her... more
Cohn, Arthur, 1910-1998
Music Division | JPB 13-21
16.67 linear feet (37 boxes)
Arthur Cohn (1910-1998) was an American composer, conductor, and critical and historical writer on music. The Arthur Cohn collection, dating from 1923 to 1941, mainly holds notes, drafts, illustrations, and research clippings for an unpublished... more
Willis, Deborah, 1948-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 452
30.82 linear feet (75 boxes); 74.24 mb (107 computer files)
Deborah Willis (b. 1948) is an African American photographer, curator, historian of photography, author, and educator. The Deborah Willis professional files date from 1944 to 2011 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s), and document her work on photographic... more
Thomas, Howard A
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 176
11.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
Howard A. Thomas (ca. 1899-1998) was a genealogist who received a B.F.A. degree from Cornell University in 1934; he and his wife, Ida Mae Sincerbeaux Thomas, lived in Long Island City, New York. Genealogical research papers of Howard A. Thomas,... more
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18400
265.67 linear feet (610 boxes, 11 oversized folders, 22 tubes, 4043 computer files, 56 disk images); 1.78 Gigabytes (4043 computer files, 56 disk images)
Timothy Francis Leary, Jr. (1920-1996), a psychologist and writer, became known as an advocate for the use of psychedelic drugs and a counterculture icon. The Timothy Leary papers contain records created and accumulated by Leary over his entire... more
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