Found 33 collections related to Commonplace books

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
Raines, John, 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18145
1 v. (p. 7-276), ill, 28 cm; 1 v. (p. 7-276), ill, 28 cm
Rev. John Raines, Jr. (1818-1877), born in Yorkshire, England, was an itinerant Methodist Episcopal minister associated with the Genesee Conference of New York State. He was the son of Rev. John Raines (born ca. 1784) and Mary Raines, who... more
Donne, William Bodham, 1807-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 827
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
William Bodham Donne made entries in this commonplace book between 1830 and 1860. It contains notes on books and historical/antiquarian subjects, some original poetry, classical criticism, and entries on other topics, along with extracts of poetry... more
Powys, Julia
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Powys, J.)
1 volume (139 total leaves many blank), ill, 24 cm; 1 volume (139 total leaves many blank), ill, 24 cm
Julia Powys and "CLP" could not be identified. Half green morocco album of manuscript verse, some apparently original, most copied from contemporary sources (including Amelia Opie and Lord Byron), in a few different hands; including an anonymous... more
Bayliffe, Anna Georgia, 1800 or 1801-1823
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Bayliffe, A.)
1 vol. (67 manuscript pages 92 total leaves many blank), 2 silhouette portrait paper cuttings, 19 cm; 1 vol. (67 manuscript pages 92 total leaves many blank), 2 silhouette portrait paper cuttings, 19 cm
Anna Georgia Bayliffe of Pickwick, Corsham, Wiltshire, England. She was the child of George Searle Bayliffe (1734-1813), deputy lieutenant for the county of Wiltshire, and his wife, Ann (née Banks). Anna Georgia died of typhus at age 22 on 27 June... more
Mayhew, Betsey
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1924
.46 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Betsey Mayhew kept this commonplace book in 1806. Entries consist primarily of poetry
Smyth, Clifford, 1866-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2798
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Clifford Smyth was a literary critic and editor of the New York Times Book Review. The nature of Smyth's relationship to American actress, dramatist, and poet Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie is unknown. Smyth's papers consist of letters from... 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
Granbery, Henry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 686
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book of Henry Granbery, which he titled "Select Pieces in Prose, Blank Verse and Poetry: From the most eminent writers / And also a few pieces of Poetry written by Gentlemen in Norfolk." He kept this volume in Norfolk, Virginia... more
Horton, R. G. (Rushmore G.), 1826-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6293
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Rushmore G. Horton (1826-1867) was editor of The Weekly Day Book (later the New-York Weekly Caucasian and the New-York Weekly Day-Book Caucasian), a New York City pro-slavery newspaper, as well the author of several publications, including The... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 volume (169 leaves, some blank)
Possibly put together by relatives of the Reverend John Leroux, Rector of Long Melford, Suffolk, who died in 1819. He had two children: George Wilson Leroux, an army officer who died in 1822 at the age of 27; and Louisa Mary Leroux, who died in... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 volume (60 leaves)
Bound manuscript volume written from both ends, titled "Poetry" on the recto of the first leaf. Contains original verses and poems copied from contemporary publicatons. Of the original works, most are signed "V. L.," and the majority of the... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Geneva commonplace book)
1 volume (36 manuscript pages; 66 total leaves) + 2 inserts
Small album of an unidentified woman, probably nobility, containing anecdotes, poems and notes in various hands, most unsigned, several addressing "Milady." Chiefly in French with a few entries in English; two pieces are dated Geneva, 1804.
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Hawthorne, S
1,525 items
This is a synthetic collection that consists of manuscripts and a typescript, correspondence, diaries for 1829 and 1859, seventeen journals kept from 1829 to 1869, notebooks, commonplace books, financial documents, and pictorial works.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Hawthorne, N
351 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, as well as his Italian diary kept in 1859, journals for 1842 through 1855, a notebook for 1858, a commonplace book, and financial and legal documents.
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Irving
167 items
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, portraits, pictorial works, commonplace books, journals, and notebooks, a certificate, a scrapbook and correspondence.
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
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Stanley, Edmund A., 1924-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4814
10.86 linear feet (28 boxes, 4 volumes)
The collection consists of miscellaneous corporate records of Bowne & Co., Inc., and papers relating to the Bowne family of Flushing, Long Island, N. Y., including original letters by Robert Bowne and other members of the Bowne and related... more
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3258
6.2 linear feet (8 boxes, 15 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
The Noah Webster papers consist of correspondence, writings by Webster on various topics, diaries, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondence, 1776-1843, and diaries, 1784-1820, relate to his career as lawyer, educator, editor of newspapers,... 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
Troup, Robert, 1757-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3035
6 linear feet (17 boxes, 63 v.)
Robert Troup (1757-1832) was a lawyer and land agent from New York State. He served as an officer with the American army during the Revolution, practiced law in Albany and New York City, was elected to the State Assembly, and in 1796 was appointed... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Jenkins)
3 volumes
William Jenkins, pells office, Treasury Chambers, Dublin Castle, deputy clerk of the pells. Two of his sons were William Jenkins (1805-1874), lawyer, of Clifton Court, near Bristol; and Thomas Lowten Jenkins (1812-1869), lawyer and rower, of... more
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Lamb
118 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, eleven undated commonplace books, an album dating from 1831 to 1843, financial documents, and pictorial works.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Coleridge
189 items
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, correspondence, a journal for 1798, notebooks kept for 1814 through 1832, legal documents, and a commonplace book.
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Scott
55 items
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, portraits of Scott, and drawings for his books, as well as legal and financial documents.
Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Barham
258 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, an undated galley proof, notebooks and commonplace books dating from [1798?] through 1845, financial documents, portraits, and pictorial works.
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Auden
2,978 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence to, from, and about the author, notebooks dating from [1928] to [1973], undated commonplace books, diaries for 1959 through 1973, journals for 1929 through 1964,... more
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Southey
106 items
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, correspondence, an undated commonplace book, and an undated notebook.
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
38 manuscript pages (20 total leaves), 32 cm; 38 manuscript pages (20 total leaves), 32 cm
Sewn notebook with semi-stiff marbled covers, containing over fifty poems and extracts in a single, neat, unidentified hand. The first sixteen pieces are copied from Elizabeth Anne Le Noir's Village Anecdotes (1804). Most of the other pieces are,... more
Schütte, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19083
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A commonplace book kept by Edward Schütte circa 1833 containing geographical and statistical notes about America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia; statistics relating to the British Royal Marines and Royal Navy in 1832; and memoranda on the... more
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