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Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4646
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of holograph fragments by Henry David Thoreau: from Cape Cod, Chapter V, The Wellfleet Oysterman, 2 p. on 1 leaf (removed from NYPL copy of The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Manuscript Edition, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin,... more
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2970
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection consists of English author William Makepeace Thackeray’s preface (dated 1852 as published) to “Mr. Brown’s Letters to a young man about town; with The proser and other papers” (New York ; D. Appleton and Co., 1853), written in the hand... more
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4630
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and an emended typescript draft of "Poe, Cooper, and the Hall of Fame" written by American poet, critic, and essayist Edmund Clarence Stedman. Letters mainly discuss literature, literary criticism, editorial matters, and social engagements.
Whiteside, Walker, 1869-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3315
1 box
Actor. Chiefly letters to Whiteside from other theatrical figures and admirers relating to his Shakespearian and other roles in New York and on tour. Also the original manuscript of his play, We Are King.
Smith, Seba, 1792-1868
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2791
1 box
Author and editor of Portland, Maine, and New York City. His wife, Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith, was an author, lyceum lecturer and early women's rights activist. Papers include his autobiography prepared for the "Bowdoin Memorial;" letters, 1813,... more
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 566
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of a small quantity of material by and about Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain. Material by Clemens includes limited correspondence and photographs. Material about Clemens includes invitations and programs to memorial... more
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2621
.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was the 26th President of the United States. Before his presidency, he held offices at the city, state, and federal levels. The papers consist largely of letters written by Roosevelt between 1890-1918 to various... more
Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4433
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists mainly of letters, generally social in nature, from American poet and satirist Fitz-Greene Halleck to various parties including his sister, Maria, and newspaper editor and politician Theophilus Carey Callicot. Also present... more
Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6415
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of material by or about American author and journalist Julian Hawthorne, including brief letters discussing his work and fees charged; a draft of a letter to the editor of the New York Tribune protesting "the study of his... more
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4446
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American Unitarian minister, author, and abolitionist Thomas Wentworth Higginson to various parties on such topics as his writings and their publication; libraries; book purchases; lecture and travel engagements; and social... more
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4440
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters and manuscript material by American author Bret Harte, as well as a document generated in his capacity as United States Consul in Glasgow, Scotland. Material includes holograph copies of his poems "Truthful James to the... more
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1540
.31 linear feet (1 box)
Incomplete manuscript of the unpublished novel Elspeth Dynor, pages 2-50, 220-406, and 408-566
Edmond, Henry Vail, 1834-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 895
.13 linear feet (2 volumes)
Papers include the 1890 "Little Cappy Kidd's Letter," and "Blue Fishing," a sketchbook of humorous pen and ink sketches about blue fishing in the harbor at New London, CT, with a connecting narrative. The "Blue Fishing" manuscript was dictated to... more
Fish, John Dean, 1846-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18097
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Dean Fish (1846-1935) was a genealogist and contributor to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. The John Dean Fish papers consist of his genealogical correspondence and research materials, including family records, charts, notes... more
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6303
6.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Florence Kelley papers document the professional career and family life of the Progressive-era social reformer. The papers include correspondence with her grandparents Isaac and Elizabeth Pugh, her parents William Bartram Kelley and Caroline... more
Goodspeed, Edna Clay
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18114
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Edna Pearl Clay Goodspeed (1884-1963) was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution who served as a nurse overseas during World War I. Her ancestors included Revolutionary War soldiers Charles Mathewson, Capt. Aaron Coe, David... more
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Music Division | JPB 13-30
3.54 linear feet (10 boxes)
Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) was an American composer and producer, well known for his collaborations with lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. The Richard Rodgers music papers contain scrapbooks, published vocal scores, and drafts of... more
Simon, John Ivan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-014
18.59 linear feet (45 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
John Simon is an American theater, film, and literary critic. The John Simon papers contain initial and final drafts of his criticism, dating from the 1960s to 2011, as well as correspondence and clippings documenting responses to his work from... 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
Fryer, Katharine Homer, 1907-
Music Division | JPB 09-3
58.3 linear feet (84 boxes)
The Louise Homer Collection extensively documents the lives and careers of Louise and Sidney Homer, as well as the history of their extended family. It was assembled by Katharine Homer Fryer, one of the Homers' twin daughters. The collection... more
Schwartz, Charles, 1922-1998
Music Division | JPB 00-9
17.2 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Charles Schwartz Papers document the career of the composer, author and concert impresario. They include correspondence, business and financial papers, manuscripts, notes, clippings, concert programs, publicity material, photographs and scores.
Butler, Ellis Parker, 1869-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 441
1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Ellis Parker Butler was an American author best known for his story "Pigs is Pigs" (1905). During his lifetime he wrote 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays. His papers consist of his correspondence, a typescript of his story "The... more
Day, Clarence, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 741
The Clarence Day Papers document the literary career, business activity, personal life and family background of the author and illustrator. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, galley... more
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6398
160 linear feet (592 boxes)
Rosika Schwimmer (1877-1948) was a Hungarian-born writer and political activist who spent her life working for the causes of feminism, pacifism, and world government. She was the mastermind of the 1915 Ford Peace Expedition, and in 1937 co-founded... more
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23252
.7 linear feet (1 volume)
Theodore Roosevelt was the twenty-sixth president of the United States. His manuscript draft of Volume 1 of The Winning of the West was written after his return to New York following two years ranching in the Dakotas. It comprises approximately... more
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3257
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was an American lawyer and statesman. He served as U.S. Representative from New Hampshire and later Massachusetts, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, and U.S. Secretary of State. The collection contains letters written or... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... more
Goldsmith, Barbara
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18068
99.64 linear feet (157 boxes, 31 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 3.58 gb (1492 computer files)
Barbara Goldsmith (1931-2016) was an American author, journalist, and philanthropist known for her non-fiction and New York City-based cultural commentary. The Barbara Goldsmith papers date from approximately 1900 to 2016 and document Goldsmith's... more
Century Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 504
63.42 linear feet (151 boxes)
The Century Company published the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, which was widely regarded as the best general periodical of its time, performing a role as cultural arbiter during the 1880s and 1890s. It was... more
Myers, Henry, 1893-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-MSS 2012-016
9.56 linear feet (26 boxes)
Henry Myers (1893-1975) was an American writer and lyricist who wrote in many genres of fiction including plays, musicals, motion pictures, revues, and novels. Before becoming a writer, Myers was a composer and classical pianist. The Henry Myers... more
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