Found 8 collections related to Prohibition -- United States

Liggett, Walter W. (Walter William), 1886-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1760
2.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Walter William Liggett (1886-1935), American author, editor and political worker, worked at several newspapers in New York City before becoming a free-lance writer. He wrote books about pioneer life and published a biography of Herbert Hoover. In... more
Gross, M. Louise, 1884-1951
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1257
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
M. Louise Gross (1884-1951) worked as secretary to the New York City Tammany Hall district leader Thomas F. Foley and was active in anti-prohibition groups. After the repeal of prohibition in 1933 she continued in politics and in the 1940s was a... more
Social Science Research Council (U.S.). Committee on a Study of Sources of Information on the Operation of the Eighteenth Amendment
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2807
3.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Social Science Research Council authorized the formation of an advisory committee to conduct a national survey of the records available in public and private agencies and institutions that would be of value to a study of the social... more
Hillard, George B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1398
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
George B. Hillard was active in the Prohibition Party, the Young People's Prohibition League and a variety of other prohibition organizations in New York City from the 1880s through 1914. He ran for state and local office and served as a local... more
Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1918
38 linear feet (81 boxes)
Hudson Maxim (1853-1927) was an American inventor, mechanical engineer and explosives expert. He worked as a consultant for the Du Pont Company from 1897 to 1927 and wrote books on explosives and literary and political matters. Collection consists... more
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1673
62 linear feet (76 boxes and 2 scrapbooks); 54 microfilm reels
Fiorello H. La Guardia (1882-1947) began his political career as deputy attorney of the state of New York in 1915. He was a representative in the U.S. Congress from 1917 to 1932 except for service in World War I and a term as president of New... more
Griffin, Anthony J. (Anthony Jerome), 1866-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1246
14 linear feet (25 boxes)
Anthony Jerome Griffin (1866-1935) was a lawyer and U.S. Representative from the Bronx, New York City. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899; practiced law in the Bronx; was founder and editor of the Bronx Independent; and served four... more
DuVivier & Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23000
12.07 linear feet (4 boxes, 76 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
DuVivier & Co. was a New York City-based importer and distributor of wine and spirits. The company, founded in 1856 and located in lower Manhattan, imported products from France, Portugal, and Britain, and sourced domestic products. In addition to... more