Found 8 collections related to Book collectors

Balmanno, Robert, 1780-1861
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 190
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
Robert Balmanno was an author and collector of engravings and autographs. He moved from London where he was editor of the London Literary Gazette to New York where he founded the New York Shakespeare Society. Collection consists of letters from... more
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 878
90.5 linear feet (113 boxes)
Collection consists of materials reflecting Eames's interests and scholarly achievements in the fields of bibliography and librarianship. Correspondence, 1866-1937, includes both business and personal correspondence, mostly incoming, with... more
Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 972
3 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 v.)
De Coursey Fales (1888-1966) was a New York City lawyer and banker who collected books and manuscripts. He donated his book collection to New York University and split his manuscript gifts between N.Y.U. and the New York Public Library. Autograph... more
Hellman, George S. (George Sidney), 1878-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1376
24 linear feet (50 boxes, 17 v.)
George Sidney Hellman (1878-1958), American author and editor, was a rare book, manuscript and art dealer and collector in New York City. He amassed collections of his own and helped secure major acquisitions for the Pierpont Morgan Library. He... more
Lenox, James, 1800-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1732
4 linear feet linear feet (9 boxes)
Papers document the life of the New York bibliophile James Lenox, with an emphasis on his book collecting and philanthropic activities.
Rich, O. (Obadiah), 1777-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2568
.5 linear feet (1 box, 2 v.)
Obadiah Rich (1783?-1850) was an American book dealer who dealt extensively in Americana. In 1844 he bought Henri Ternaux de Compans's collection of American early printed books and manuscripts, then sold it through Henry Stevens to James Lenox in... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2798
.75 linear feet (17 boxes, 12 microfilm reels)
Papers reflecting Schomburg's endeavors as a writer and researcher, and collector and curator of books and manuscripts documenting black history and culture. Personal and professional papers, including correspondence and writings, and writings of... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 952
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Arthur (originally Arturo) Alfonso Schomburg was a collector of books and manuscripts pertaining to black history and culture, whose collection formed the basis for the Schomburg Center for Black Culture. This collection consists primarily of... more