Found 35 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
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.
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
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.
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
Weaver, Robert C. (Robert Clifton), 1907-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 810
71.84 linear feet (48 boxes, 34 volumes)
Robert Clifton Weaver (1907-1997) was a black economist, public administrator, educator, and author. The Robert C. Weaver papers, Additions II date from 1882 to 2008 (bulk dates 1950s-1980s) and primarily document Weaver's writing on urban... 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
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
Morrell, John Dorrance
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 179
11.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
John Dorrance Morrell (1921-1987), librarian and scholar of genealogy and history, lived in New York City and Brooklyn, New York. Genealogical research papers of John Dorrance Morrell, including medieval to 20th century information in the form of... 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
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
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
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
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
Olmstead, Andrea
Music Division | JPB 15-68
14.48 linear feet (34 boxes, 1 volume); 739.36 mb (93 computer files)
Andrea Olmstead, a musicologist, is the leading authority on the American composer Roger Sessions. The Andrea Olmstead papers, dating from 1970 to 2013, mainly document the research and writing of Olmstead's books and articles on Sessions, as well... 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
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
Wolfe, Tom
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22833
91.85 linear feet (219 boxes, 1 volume); 8 audio files
Tom Wolfe is an American author and journalist known for such works as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and The Bonfire of the Vanities. He is a... 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
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
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
Benet, Carol, 1939-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-003
6.34 linear feet (16 boxes); 1.1 mb (50 computer files)
Carol Benet (b. 1939) is an American writer, educator, and critic of the arts. The Carol Benet collection of Sam Shepard research materials dates from 1970 to 1995 and holds scholarly articles, reviews, scripts, programs, recorded interviews,... more
Israel, Lee
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-017
3.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Lee Israel research files on Vanessa Redgrave, dating from 1982 to 1987, consist of documentation compiled by Israel while researching Redgrave’s life and career.
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
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
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