Found 14 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government

Taylor, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2957
.48 linear feet (3 volumes)
Robert Taylor kept these diaries (3 vols.) from December 11, 1824-July 1, 1825; September 24-28, 1844; and February 5, 1846-August 1, 1847 Taylor kept the 1824-1825 diary during a voyage on board the "Gypsy," owned by Josiah Williams & Co., from... more
Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2140
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is an inventory of records of the city clerk of New York (1647-1906), and surrogate records of the city and county of New York (1665-1914). Also present is a sketch of the material found among the Bureau of Design and Survey. These... more
Watson, Barbara Mae, 1918-1983
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 421
17.8 linear feet (50 boxes)
The Barbara M. Watson Papers date from 1929-1984 and document Watson's career as a business woman (1946-1955); lawyer (1962-1964, 1981-1983); government official (1966-1974, 1977-1980) and diplomat (1980-1981). In addition to career information,... more
Democratic Party (New York, N.Y.). General Committee
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 769
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the payroll lists of the Democratic Republican General Committee. Finance Committee (New York, N.Y.). Entries provide names, salaries, amounts assessed, and amounts paid for political funds for federal, state, and city office... more
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-71
6 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 4 track mono, 10 in.; 6 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 4 track mono, 10 in.
Vito Marcantonio was a New York politician active from the early 1930's up to his death in 1954. He was a congressman for the 18th New York District from 1935 to 1937 and from 1939-1951. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City in 1949. He... more
Committee of Seventy (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 607
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is a minutes book for the Committee of Citizens and Taxpayers for the Financial Reform of the City and County of New York, also known as the Committee of Seventy (September 23, 1871-October 21, 1873). The committee was formed in... more
Judiciary Reform Campaign
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1608
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
The Judiciary Reform Campaign meeting notes contain lists documenting the group's meeting dates and speakers in 1906. Entries occasionally contain additional notes on the meeting. The group was based in New York City
Quigg, Lemuel Ely, 1863-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2512
.52 linear feet (5 volumes)
This collection is comprised of five letter books relating to Lemuel E. Quigg's activities in the United States Congress and in New York City politics (April 25, 1894-March 2, 1895). During this period, Quigg served as the editor-in-chief of the... more
New York Times Company.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17811
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times and Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. Together with Edward B. Wesley they founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851. The collection... more
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17853
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American historian and Robert F. Kennedy supporter and biographer. Addressing a private group in a Brooklyn Heights (New York City) home on October 5, 1964, Schlesinger delivered... more
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2071
142 linear feet (140 boxes and 57 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, memoranda, press releases, reports, plans, photographs, clippings, and other printed matter documenting the career of Robert Moses. Personal Correspondence and "Library" (personal copy) files make... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2156
7.82 linear feet (16 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to many aspects of New York City's history, including letters, certificates, reports, court records, land documents, maps, estates, deeds, official government records, autographs, news clippings, and... more
Lexington Democratic Club
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18650
8.19 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Lexington Democratic Club is a political activist group founded in 1949 to promote a reformist Democratic Party in Manhattan's 9th Assembly District. This collection documents the club's founding, operations, and activities through... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17781
78 linear feet (137 boxes, 189 volumes, 8 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Adolph Simon Ochs was an American newspaperman and the publisher of the New York Times for almost forty years, from 1896 to 1935. Under his leadership, the paper acquired an international reputation for objective and trustworthy reporting. The... more