Found 53 collections related to Historians

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4628
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists mainly of letters from American historian, educator, and editor Jared Sparks to Virgil Maxcy, Gales &Seaton, Eliza Bard, J. K. Tefft, and others. Letters relate to editorial matters; books and periodicals sent and received;... more
Drake, Samuel G., 1798-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6404
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Gardner Drake (1798-1875) was an American historian, antiquarian, genealogist, and bookseller. He wrote about New England history, Indians and witchcraft. Collection consists of Drake's manuscript transcripts of documents, 1633-1792,... more
Smith, Edward, 1839-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2779
1 v
Edward Smith was an historian. Scrapbook contains material relating to his biography of William Cobbett, including copies of Cobbett's correspondence, an autograph, clippings, and Smith's correspondence regarding Cobbett; also, clippings, etc.,... more
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4353
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891) was an American historian and librarian. The letters, written between 1857 and 1888, are mainly to the New York Tribune company, relating to the purchase of newspapers and offprints for the Wisconsin Historical... more
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4431
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters, notes, calling cards, autographs, and other items from American author, historian and Unitarian clergyman Edward Everett Hale. Several letters are to New York Public Library Director John Shaw Billings, and relate to... more
Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 9786
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Elizabeth Fries Ellet (1818-1877) was an American writer, historian and poet. She is remembered as the first writer to record the lives of women who contributed to the American Revolutionary War. The papers consist predominantly of letters written... more
Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15394
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Gilmary Shea (1824-1892) was a writer, editor, and historian. The collection consists of letters from Shea to various recipients, mostly unnamed, relating mainly to his work for Frank Leslie's Publishing House and his research in American... more
Megaro, Gaudens, 1903-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4543
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, notes, typescripts, and papers relating to the career of Gaudens Megaro, Professor of history and writer on Italy. Correspondence generally concerns his teaching and published works, particularly Mussolini in the Making, and... more
Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4197
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Dr. Victor Hugo Paltsits (1867-1952) was an archivist, librarian, and New York State Historian who served as Keeper of Manuscripts for the New York Public Library from 1914 to 1941. Collection consists of correspondence of both a professional and... more
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18152
1 folder
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., (1917-2007) was an American historian as well known for his political activities as a liberal Democrat as for his critically acclaimed scholarly work. He won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award twice, while... more
Beazley, C. Raymond (Charles Raymond), 1868-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 239
3 boxes
British historian. Original manuscript copy of the greater portions of volumes 1 and 3.
Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1335
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Bushnell Hart (1854-1943), historian, was a professor of history at Harvard University. Collection consists of selected correspondence during the years of Hart's service on the faculty of Harvard University. Correspondents include Charles... more
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1808
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Benson John Lossing (1813-1891) was a historian, wood engraver and editor. Collection consists of correspondence, drawings, manuscripts of writings, and miscellaneous papers, many from printers and publishers relating to Lossing's writings.... more
Penrose, Charles, 1886-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2378
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Charles Penrose (1886- ) was a consulting engineer and historian. Collection consists of Penrose's letters to his son Julian d'Este Penrose concerning Christmas in colonial New England and Philadelphia, shipping, 18th-century New England, and... more
Authors Club (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 161
1 linear foot (1 box)
The Authors Club of New York was founded in 1882. Members included Robert Louis Stevenson, Stephen Crane, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain, and Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt. The club was disbanded and its assets were turned over to the New... more
Falls, DeWitt Clinton, 1864-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 974
5 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 v.)
DeWitt Clinton Falls (1864-1937) was a military historian. Collection consists of reports, articles and manuscripts of writings by Falls, clippings, photographs, and drawings. Includes materials related to European and American military uniforms;... more
Wuttge, Frank, d. 1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3401
50 linear feet (46 boxes)
Frank Wuttge, Jr. was a writer and researcher with interests in the history of New York City, Edgar Allan Poe and poetry. His father, Frank Wuttge, Sr. was a photographer active in German-American organizations. Collection consists of... more
Hunt, Gaillard, 1862-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4460
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers consist of personal and professional correspondence between author and civil servant Gaillard Hunt and historian Worthington Chauncey Ford
Gay, H. Nelson (Harry Nelson), 1870-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1124
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Harry Nelson Gay (1870-1932) was an American author and scholar who lived in Italy from 1898 until his death. His personal library was renowned for the collection of resources on the history of Italy from 1815 to 1870. He wrote works on the... more
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 12
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Adams (1838-1918) was an American historian, novelist, and critic. The collection consists of twenty-eight autograph letters signed by Henry Adams, 1871-1899; his undated autograph memoranda on the art of writing biography (4 p.);... more
Dawson, Henry B. (Henry Barton), 1821-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 740
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Barton Dawson was an American editor, historian and antiquarian bookseller. Collection consists of correspondence, research papers, diary, and other papers of Dawson and his son. Includes correspondence, 1859-1889; papers relating to... more
García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1111
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence and introduction written by García Icazbalceta. Correspondence includes letters to Wilberforce Eames primarily concerning bibliographies of Mexican history; and correspondence, 1891-1893, with Thomas Janvier.... more
Weeks, Lyman Horace
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3261
1 linear foot (1 box)
Lyman Horace Weeks (1851-1942) was an American genealogist, historian and editor. His specialty was genealogical research and he wrote and edited monographs and serials. His biography of Sir Peter Warren, British naval officer who aided in the... more
Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1029
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Walter Lynwood Fleming (1874-1932) was professor of history at various universities in the U.S. including West Virginia University, Louisiana State University and Vanderbilt University, in addition to serving as dean of arts and sciences at... more
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4172
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
George Chalmers (1742-1825) was a Scottish antiquarian and political writer. The papers include a notebook kept by Chalmers in the 1770s with notes on the American Colonies; several letters from Chalmers to various parties; a fragmentary... more
Boromé, Joseph Alfred, 1919-2002
Music Division | JPB 06-23
1.67 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Joseph Boromé Research and Writings on Opera consist primarily of the longtime City College professor's correspondence, research materials, and manuscript drafts of writings on opera and related topics in music history. The largest portion of... more
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2050
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became... more
Flick, Alexander Clarence, 1869-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1031
1.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
The papers of historian Alexander Clarence Flick consist of correspondence, research notes, and printed matter relating to his biography of Samuel J. Tilden. The correspondence contains letters of inquiry to other scholars, and 19th century... more
Fitzpatrick, James Benedict, 1881-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1019
4.4 linear feet (11 boxes)
James Benedict Ossory Fitzpatrick (1881-1964), an English author, teacher, journalist, and editor, worked for the London Daily Mail and wrote for various journals. His pro-Irish and anti-British views led to the publication of two histories of... more
Pinson, Koppel S. (Koppel Shub), 1904-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2429
8.2 linear feet (16 boxes)
Koppel Shub Pinson (1904-1961) was an American educator and historian who specialized in German and Jewish history. He taught at Queens College of the City University of New York from 1937 to 1961. Collection consists of correspondence, a few... more