Found 32 collections related to Commonplace books

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
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
Coffin, Tristram
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 585
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Tristram Coffin of Dutchess County, New York, kept this commonplace book from 1852 through 1857
Potter, Maud
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2475
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A commonplace book kept mostly in Saratoga Springs, New York, by Maud Potter. Consists mainly of autographs and inscriptions from family and friends, as well as poetry and one drawing in ink
Merwin, Mary E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1975
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Mary E. Merwin kept this commonplace book, in which she copied poetry and prose, from 1865 through 1881
Beeks, James Crisfield
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4830
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Beeks family papers consist mainly of personal correspondence. Also included are manuscripts, a commonplace book, a few photographs, and other personal miscellany. The bulk of the material dates between 1899-1928, and includes a letterpress... more
Laacke, Bertha
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1674
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book titled "Poesie," maintained between 1868-1889. Includes pencil sketches and watercolor illustrations. In German.
Chandler, Charles Frederick, 1836-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 513
1 volume
Commonplace book kept, 1855-1856 in Berlin. Some of the verses are in German.
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
Norton, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1836-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2262
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace books created by Frank H. Norton containing memoranda, clippings, and notes relating to natural law, astronomy, mythology, the occult, and related ttopics
Carpenter, Julia M. Wass
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Julia M. Wass Carpenter of Boston was the grandmother of Lilias Hazewell MacLane Seligmann. The papers consist of Carpenter's diaries of travel through the west and Mexico, and commonplace book of limericks with accompanying sketches. The diaries... 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
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.
Dew, Louise E., 1871-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 781
4.4 linear feet (5 boxes)
Louise E. Dew (1871-1962), an American writer, editor and literary agent, began her career working in Chicago as a reporter and editor on special assignments for a variety of newspapers and magazines. She moved to New York City in the 1900s and... more
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
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
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
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Shaw
1,277 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts by and about the author, correspondence, two forgeries of correspondence, a notebook for 1890 through 1892, a commonplace book for the years 1930 through 1940, portraits, and... 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.
Gissing, George, 1857-1903
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Gissing [Text]
1,108 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, diaries kept from 1879 to 1913, a commonplace book, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works.
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Belloc
1,126 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence by and about the author, a travel diary for 1930, a commonplace book for 1924, and financial documents.
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
Skeel, Emily Ellsworth Ford, 1867-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2766
106 linear feet (150 boxes and 2 v.)
Emily Ford Skeel (1867-1958) was a bibliographer, editor and philanthropist. Her parents were Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a railroad and real-estate magnate and collector of Americana, and Emily Fowler Ford (1826-1893), a poet. Like her older... more
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