Found 17 collections related to Bankers

Clay, Joseph, 1769-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4206
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Clay (1769-1811) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. The papers consist predominantly of letters written to Clay between 1803-1808 from various colleagues and associates. Also included are letters... more
Lennox family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1731
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Three Lenox brothers, David, James and Robert, of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, immigrated to the U.S. and became successful businessmen. David Lenox (ca. 1753-1828) settled in Philadelphia and became a banker. James Lenox (1753-1839) was a New York... more
Riabouchinsky, Michael P., 1880-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2565
2.4 linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, memoir, diaries, and memorabilia from Riabouchinsky's years of exile. The "Moscow/London Letters", 1921-1927, are copies of confidential correspondence exchanged between Riabouchinsky, his brother and other... more
Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2070
19 linear feet (16 boxes, 22 volumes)
Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920) was an American businessman, banker, diplomat, and statesman. He founded the banking firm of L.P. Morton & Co. in New York City. After an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1876, he was elected to the U.S. House of... more
Belmont, August, 1853-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 256
1.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
August Belmont (1853-1924) was an American banker. Collection consists of correspondence regarding the National Civic Federation, 1911-1922; Interborough Rapid Transit Company of New York, 1904-1925; and other organizations. Also, press clippings,... more
Lewis, William David, 1792-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1747
2.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
William David Lewis (1792-1881) was an American merchant and banker. He worked in Russia for his brother from 1818 to 1824 and then became an importer and commission merchant in Philadelphia. He was cashier of the Girard Bank in Philadelphia from... more
Wainwright family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3196
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
The papers contain the correspondence of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright (1792-1854), bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and letters of two generations of the Wainwright family of Boston and New York City. Family members represented include... more
Speyer, James, 1861-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2845
4 linear feet (5 boxes)
James Speyer (1861-1941) was an American banker who was actively involved with many social, educational and cultural organizations in New York City. He was one of the founders of the University Settlement Society, the first settlement house in the... more
Economic Club of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23786
3.61 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Economic Club of New York is a nonpartisan and nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study and discussion of social, economic, and political questions. The collection consists of meeting transcripts, photographs, programs, and... more
Bard & Calkins
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6198
76.52 linear feet (183 boxes)
Bard & Calkins was a New York City law firm that practiced corporate and estate law. The firm's records date from 1876 to 1960, and consist of case records, correspondence files, and financial information. The collection provides insight into the... more
Del Mar, Walter, 1862-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 761
2.7 linear feet (6 boxes and 4 v.)
Walter Del Mar (1862-1944) was a banker, broker, journalist, and author. After establishing a banking firm in London which represented American interests, he returned to the United States in 1914 and wrote books on his extensive travels.... more
Brown Brothers & Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 410
45 linear feet (176 v.)
Alexander Brown (1764-1834) emigrated from Ireland to Baltimore in 1800 and opened a dry goods business with which his four sons became associated. One son, John (1788-1872), opened a branch in Philadelphia in 1818 and expanded the business to... more
Taylor, Moses, 1806-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2955
132 linear feet (326 boxes, 1166 v., 1 oversize folder)
Moses Taylor (1806-1882) was a little-known but representative figure in the history of the mercantile and industrial development of the United States and Cuba in the nineteenth century. Taylor was a New York City merchant in the West Indies trade... more
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
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 179
7.5 linear feet (15 boxes)
Sergei Denham is most prominently known as the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The Sergei Denham Papers consist of correspondence, legal, financial, and personal papers that document his life outside of his work with the Ballet Russe,... more
Williams, Edgar Thomas Jr., 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SCM 21196
43.7 linear feet (93 boxes, 1 tube)
Edgar Thomas Williams Jr. (1937- ) is an art collector, real estate investor, and philanthropist from New York City. The E.T. Williams papers date from 1952 to 2011 (bulk dates 1980-1992), and consist of files chronicling Williams' art collecting,... more
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