Found 32 collections related to Wills

Jackson, Laura Riding, 1901-1991
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Jackson 1924-1984
(77 manuscript boxes)
Organized into 11 series: Series 1: Works by Laura Riding Jackson; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Diaries; Series 4: Book reviews of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 5: Criticism of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 6: Photographs;... more
Smith family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18108
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Smith family of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, N.Y. is descended from John "Rock" Smith, fl. 1665. Smith family documents, 1736-1942, consist primarily of deeds and other contracts concerning the Smith family of Brookhaven, N.Y. The collection... more
Vrooman family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3193
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Papers of the Vroman (later, Vrooman) family of Schoharie, New York. Includes land-related papers of Barent Vroman (sheriff of Schoharie); Cornelius Vroman's will (1775); and other assorted papers of Cornelius and his sons, Peter and Bartholomew
Wilson, Malcolm Sands, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18234
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Sands family of Block Island, Rhode Island, trace their lineage to James Sands, born in 1622 in Staffordshire, England. The collection consists of a genealogical research and personal papers relating to the Sands family. Personal papers... more
Scudder family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18041
3 v, 30 cm. or smaller; 3 v, 30 cm. or smaller
Papers consist of two volumes of collected original deeds, indentures, leases, wills, and miscellaneous correspondence of the Scudder family of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, and a family journal and scrapbook in one volume.... more
Carroll, Charles, 1723-1783
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4164
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Charles Carroll of Carrollton, or Charles Carroll III, (1737-1832) served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and later as first United States Senator for Maryland. The papers consists of material relating chiefly to Carroll's business... more
Cock, Elijah
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4212
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers of Elijah Cock, merchant of New York City, and of his sons George, John, and Townsend Cock, including land papers, bonds, notes, contracts, accounts, and the will of Elijah Cock
Galphin, George, -1780
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4398
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters, land, and estate papers belonging to American trader George Galphin (1708-1780) of South Carolina
Lansing, John, 1754-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19033
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1829. The John Lansing, Jr. papers consist mainly of letters received from prominent business and legal figures... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18708
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Will of Philip Minthorne, 1756 (typed transcript), and papers, 1778-1896, relating to the estates of Stephen Richards, Thomas Randall, Robert R. Randall, and others, as well as other documents relating to the background and proceedings of the case... more
Kiddle, Henry, 1824-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1643
.4 linear feet (2 folders)
Correspondence, diplomas, stock certificates, and legal papers belonging to Henry Kiddle, teacher and superintendent of New York City schools, and his descendants, Alfred W. and A. M. F. Kiddle, as well as Orr family relatives, and papers relating... more
Moffat, R. Burnham, 1861-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18099
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
R. Burnham Moffat (1861-1916) was a New York City attorney and the author of several genealogical works. The Barclay, Clarkson, Moffat, and Pierrepont genealogical research papers consist chiefly of the correspondence and research files of R.... more
Clapp family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18093
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Clapp family members lived in New York City, Westchester and Dutchess Counties, N.Y., and Fairfield County, Conn. The Clapp family papers include 17th and 18th century financial records, land records, and estate records of the Clapp family of New... more
De Groot, Adelaide Milton, 1876-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18172
.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876-1967) was the daughter of William de Groot, a ship owner employed in the China trade and his second wife Elizabeth King Hawley. A painter, art collector and philanthropist, Miss de Groot was born in New York City and... more
Hasbrouck family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18112
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Hasbrouck family papers include original documents and copies of documents relating to the Hasbrouck family of New Paltz, New York, 1730-1858. The bulk of the papers are comprised of legal documents such as indentures, wills, and financial... more
Brodhead, Lucas, 1844-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18111
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Lucas Brodhead (1844-1914) of Versailles, Kentucky was the general manager and superintendent of Woodburn Stock Farm, a noted thoroughbred horse-breeding establishment in Woodford County, Kentucky. The Lucas Brodhead genealogical research papers,... more
Sohn, Joseph, 1862-1935
Music Division | JPB 86-9
.3 linear feet
American pianist, teacher, and music critic; grandson of Helen Bernays, member of a family distinguished in several countries. Biographical articles; published writings in periodicals including articles on Schumann, Wagner, and Rubinstein;... more
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4656
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Legal documents concerning the administration of personal estates signed by William Tryon as Governor of New York or officials on his behalf, 1773-1779; also, a clipped signature and signed fragment of a proclamation, undated. Documents concern... more
Dillingham, C. B. (Charles Bancroft), 1868-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 813
Collection consists of correspondence, stage managers'reports, receipt books, roster and salary records, and some personal papers of Dillingham. Correspondence, 1903-1927, of Dillingham and his associates Bruce Edwards and Fred G. Latham with... more
Ingraham, Frances Adelaide
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18118
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Frances Adelaide (Leverich) Ingraham (1849?-1934) was a founding member of the Daughters of the Revolution and served as its president-general. Her papers, 1812-1934, contain correspondence concerning her membership in several lineage societies... more
Rice, Alfred, 1907-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18572
3.15 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Hemingway legal files collection contains the records of Hemingway's lawyers, Maurice J. Speiser (1929-1948) and Alfred Rice (1947-1969). The papers include letters, contracts, and documents concerning foreign and domestic licensing of... more
Allen, Frederick I
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18109
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Frederick Innes Allen (1859-1938) of Auburn, New York was an attorney who served as Commissioner of Patents during the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. His wife, Cornelia Margaret Seward, was the granddaughter of William H. Seward. Frederick... more
Kahn, Erich Itor, 1905-1956
Music Division | JPB 90-26
40 linear feet (80 boxes)
This bulk of the collection consist of manuscript copies, printed scores, parts, writings and correspondence belonging to the composer Erich Itor Kahn and his late wife Frida Kahn, who was a music teacher and a translator. Erich Itor Kahn was... more
Kopper, William Conrad
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18125
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Belknap, Center, Innes, and Murphy were notable names in New England as early as the 17th century. Robert Lenox Belknap, the New York businessman most prominently represented in this collection, was a direct descendant of Abraham Belknap (d.... 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
Beekman family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18075
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Beekman family lived in New York City. The collection consists of late-18th to mid-19th century Beekman family deeds, wills, accounts, mortgages, and other documents. Other New York families represented are the Heath, Taylor, Payne, Roosevelt,... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17804
5.88 linear feet (14 boxes)
Godfrey Nelson (1878-1954) was a tax lawyer, financial columnist, and New York Times executive. The Godfrey Nelson papers document much of Nelson's career at The Times, including his roles as corporate secretary, financial and legal advisor,... more
Smith family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4626
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, family papers, and business records of the family of William Smith and Caroline Cobb Smith of Massachusetts and Ohio, and of their son, engineer and inventor Frank C. Smith of Delaware, Ohio.
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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23867
.41 linear feet (1 box, 2 oversized folders)
A small collection of letters and documents written or received by members of the family of Catherine V.R. Schuyler Malcom Cochran (1781-1857), the youngest daughter of General Philip Schuyler. Writers and recipients include Philip Schuyler, her... more
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